FILM REVIEW:: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

I’ve gone into this movie knowing exactly who N.W.A was, knowing some of their names, what songs were theirs, total respect, but not a devoted fan and knowing little about their history. So, I was very keen to get to know how N.W.A came about. I was extremely enlightened and my knowledge of Rap culture, the history of police brutality and the ‘hood itself has now definitely been expanded. I

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ALBUM REVIEW:: TYRESE – Black Rose

R&B is back! Real R&B is back. You can tell quite quickly once you begin to indulge into Black Rose that Tyrese has matured. It’s honest, it’s powerful and most of all, it has a lot of soul. You can really sense the deep and enormous heart Tyrese gives in this album. I cannot compliment it enough. The most incredible thing about Black Rose is Tyrese’s fight for people to

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FILM REVIEW:: ANT-MAN

Unlike many of the previous Marvel movies before Ant-Man, the action doesn’t start from the get go. Straight away we know we are in for something a little different to what we are used to. However, there is a back story we are getting to know and this proves necessary. This back story allows us to get to know Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Darren Cross

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FILM REVIEW:: INSIDE OUT

I didn’t read any reviews before going into Inside Out. It’s Pixar, why would I need to? But, after watching it, I had to look into whether I was the only one that felt the way I did. I discovered I wasn’t the only one. Phew! So, whatever I say below, please note, I say it as a Disney fan and a Disney fan that isn’t alone. I saw a

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ALBUM REVIEW:: JAMIE FOXX – Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses

I must have been living under a rock for the last month or so, because I had no idea that Jamie Foxx was releasing a new album. It has been a while for Foxx, but I guess he has been too busy winning Oscars and what not. I absolutely love Jamie Foxx, especially as an actor. He’s definitely a great vocalist as well, more noticeably when he’s throwing out all

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Mother’s Day

Earlier this year, I was enlightened. One of my cousins, my partner and I were having a discussion, and in that discussion the subject came up about how I always tell people I was a ‘mistake’. People would laugh it off and ask why. Lightheartedly, I would tell them that my mum hid her pregnancy from everybody, including my dad, because she couldn’t believe a woman of 40 could fall

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FILM REVIEW:: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Please note, I will be writing this review assuming you have seen every Avengers based film so far. If you do not understand what I’m saying, then you need to go back and catch up. I am going to come straight out and say it. Avengers: Age Of Ultron is a superhero movie unlike anything else I have ever seen. I almost cannot believe it. The story and point of

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FILM REVIEW:: FAST AND FURIOUS 7

*This review may contain SPOILERS* Okay, firstly, let’s get the story line together. Initially, we start with Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), who is seeking revenge, after his brother, Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) was brought down by none other than Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his gang. We are also introduced to Ramsey (Nathalie Emmanuel), a very attractive and intelligent hacker, who has been kidnapped by some bad guys led by

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ALBUM REVIEW:: JINUS – THE BEGINNING EP

I have been dying to receive some local-based music to critic. My prayers were answered when I received an email last week labelled ‘Jinus’ The Beginning EP promo album. Enjoy.’ I was told this EP was a throwback of the Trance I once listened to, with a mix of that Big Room House stuff. I haven’t listened to Trance in such a long time. This brought back so much love

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GIG REVIEW:: Drake Live at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Never in my 10 plus years of attending concerts, have I felt such an atmosphere of togetherness. Drake was our God, and we prayed to him as one. No one was off key, no one was silent. If I were Drake, I’d be talking about my Melbourne show for years to come. Melbourne, be proud, because while Drake was putting on a show for us beyond expectations, we sure put

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