Kehlani’s ‘It Was Good Until It Wasn’t’ Is Part Heartbreak, Part Fixer-Upper

In her sophomore studio album It Was Good Until It Wasn’t, Kehlani is reflective on the love that was. After short-but-intense relationships with her baby daddy, Javaughn Young-White (comedian Jaboukie Young-White’s younger brother) and rapper YG, she is clearly considering her problematic relationship habits through song. Indeed, the song “Serial Lover” seems to address her…

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White Noise: Some Thoughts on the Grammys

Similar to the Golden Globes, I found myself wondering during the Grammys why I bother with awards season. The winners are predictable, the performances boring, the show generally forgettable. While there were a few notable standouts, I was overall disappointed with the awards show. Here’s what I liked: 1) Little Big Town’s performance of “Girl…

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