Close your eyes. Imagine that the weather is perfect and you’re in your favorite place with not a care in the world, a moment of pure bliss. That’s what I feel when listening to Eric Bellinger’s acoustic tracks. His vocal range is admirable. When his voice is paired with an acoustic guitar, the two become one and are in perfect harmony.

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Alaya “Lay Lay” High, 11, preps by applying a fresh coat of lip gloss and delivers heat with the confidence of a seasoned rapper. She demonstrates raw talent through viral Instagram videos of her sitting in the front seat of her father’s car, spitting bars over famous beats like BlocBoy JB’s track “Shoot.”

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For the past few years, California has dominated the rap game better than the east coast. Many Cali artists have been bringing their “A” games and there’s no stopping their hustle. Among these rappers, is a new rising talent that has showed why Cali is still on top. Rapper, producer and songwriter, Kid Ink, is the fresh new flair that Generation Y has been waiting for.

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The Music Midtown festival takes place annually in September in the city of Atlanta. It is a chance for musicians to showcase their art, genres at the festival range from R&B to pop and indie. Country music artist Kacey Musgraves of Nashville has the opportunity to be a part of this experience next month in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park.

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Today social media has given fans and onlookers a snapshot into the lives of their favorite entertainers. Platforms such as Instagram or Twitter are providing a level of accessibility that was not available before the rise of the social media. The public is now privy to aspects of celebrities’ endeavors outside of what they are known for. Social media is a great way to market projects such as films, charities, and music. When utilized correctly these sites provide direct consumer access.

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These days it’s looked at as normal for celebrities to always wear a face full of makeup, and when they are spotted with a bare face, the media is quick to talk. Country music star Kelsea Ballerini took to social media herself because she wants her fans to see her true unapologetic self.

Ballerini, 24, of Knoxville, Tennessee usually has a face caked with glitter, lashes, and the whole nine for all of her performances, resulting in fans only seeing her in glam mode. However, she recently put a video on her Instagram page of her stripping herself of all things makeup and exposing her bare face to 1.2 million of her followers.

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It’s tough to begin writing about Liza Minnelli. Not that there isn’t enough information or enough questions to ask, but it’s more difficult to decide where to start. She’s done a million stage performances, sang a million songs and still seems to have the energy of a five-year-old that was just given a Mountain Dew.

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As humans, we are inclined to categorize and label aspects of the world. There always has to be a word or descriptor for something. Whether its race, sexuality, or political parties everything has to have its own clearly defined classification. However, these boxes can often pigeonhole a person and limit how much society allows them to evolve. This problem is extremely prevalent in the entertainment industry. You often hear artist complain about being typecast or how the media will make comparisons that become hard for them to escape. The same can be said of Texan singer Leon Bridges.

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Commercials have a way of popularizing songs that would otherwise only be heard by the respective fan base of the artist or group. The best commercials contain songs that can easily get stuck in your head and have you humming the tune for weeks, which will result in you googling the song. This was exactly the case for the Alaskan punk band Portugal. The Man, with their hit song “Feel it Still.”

The song can be heard in many commercials including a 2017 iPad pro commercial, a 2017 VitaminWater commercial featuring Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul, and a 2018 Cadillac commercial. I first heard the “Feel it Still” track on a commercial and after seeing it once, I couldn’t get the catchy tune out of my head all day.

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