2015 in Music: Top 10 Albums of the Year

written by Michael Owino (@mikoniablogs) 2015 was an unbelievable year for music. Records were smashed by Adele, as her third studio album  25 sells north of 5 million copies within it first week worldwide. Grimes sophomore record Art Angels is almost pop perfection. Sufjan Stevens took us to his roots in Carrie & Lowell. And of course, Kendrick Lamar […]

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MVP of the Year: Adele

written by Michael Owino (@mikoniablogs) In a digital age, where streaming has almost dwarfed digital sales, Adele still manages to shatter records worldwide. Released in November, 25 was the UK’s biggest selling home entertainment title of the year (2.5 million copies). Her lead single “Hello” sold a whopping 1.12M copies in the US, ultimately claiming […]

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2015 in Music

written by Michael Owino (@mikoniablogs)   2015 was an incredible year for music. Records were broken by Adele, as her third studio album 25 sold north of 5 million copies within it first week worldwide. Grimes sophomore record Art Angels is almost pop perfection. Sufjan Stevens took us to his folk roots in Carrie & […]

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Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly: One of the decade’s finest achievements

written by Michael Owino (@mikoniablogs) It’s somewhat hard to digest what Mr. Duckworth has contributed to hip-hop, and what’s more stimulating is, he still has a rare portion to share amongst us. To Pimp A Butterfly is not an album filled with radio friendly hits, or in any way relatable to his predecessor, good kid, […]

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Album: (D’Angelo/Jazmine Sullivan) Single: Burial/Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney)

written by Michael Owino (@mikoniablogs) Black Messiah – D’Angelo and the Vanguard Voted #1 Album Of The Year, Black Messiah could be considered the second coming of the “The R&B Jesus”. D’Angelo has the flair to further the depths he moulded on his masterful sophomore effort, Voodoo, whilst feeling revived. From the erratic chime in […]

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Top 10 Albums of 2014

Whether its the return of musicians who have been out of the game for a while, or pulling a Beyonce by surprising fans, which has turned into a phenomenon. 2014 has been filled with impactful records, as well as some duds. Celebrating the year in typical style, I give you my list of the best […]

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