Bad Bunny came out with a full-length album “X 100pre” on Christmas Eve last year. I used to not be a huge fan of Bad Bunny. He was alright, but he didn’t do much for me, until now, at least. That made me all the more impressed with this new album. Bad Bunny has been the rising star for a while, but this album truly solidified his status as the leader of Latin trap.
*Songs from my Favourite Albums of 2018 post weren’t included because I already wrote about them. If you use Apple Music, you can access the playlist here.
Logic – YSIV Logic does lots of different styles of rap and Young Sinatra ones happen to be my favourites, so when Logic once said in an interview that he isn’t doing Young Sinatra anymore, I was a bit disheartened. Then, what do you know? He came out with YSIV and every song is powerful. My favourite is The Return. it almost made me jump and yell, YEAH! YOUNG SINATRA IS BACK! Jorja Smith – Lost & Found Jorja’s voice is so sultry and every song feels kinda like foreplay. Teenage Fantasy evoked so much nostalgia. As she sang, want it when we can’t have it, when we got it we don’t seem to want it… I thought of all my past teenage fantasies. It was a great album to have when I was having a hard time finding myself (still am) this year. Lost & Found is an appropriate title in that aspect. Camila Cabello – Camila I thought Sweetener would be my favourite pop album of the year. But Ariana came out with a lot of trap style tracks, which I’m not very fond of, so Camila ended up being my favourite of the year. Havana was a…
Breakups—we’ve all been through them. But it hurts every time. We need music to get through such tough time. And even when I’m not going through a breakup or a tough patch in a relationship, I sometimes feel like listening to sad songs. So here are my favorite breakup songs, categorized by Kübler-Ross model of five stages of grief. But listen to them at any stage of grief as you like.
There are great new songs coming out each and every day, but I find myself going back to older songs, from anywhere from a few years to over a decade ago. Growing up in Korea, I listened to K-pop every summer, even before it had this kind of global recognition. I wanted to share my favorite K-pop songs to listen to in the summer.
BoA – Atlantis Princess
This might be my favorite K-pop song ever.