Namie Amuro releases three visual teasers for her final album ‘Finally’

On the brink of it’s release—which is scheduled for November 8 this year—J-Pop diva has released three new visual teasers for her final album, the compilation album Finally. The album is to be the singer’s final release of her career, after notoriously announcing her retirement from September 16, 2018 next year. Continue reading “Namie Amuro releases three visual teasers for her final album ‘Finally’”

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Rising J-Pop diva Daoko and musician Yasuyuki Okamura play ball on their new single “Step Up Love”

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Japanese singer Daoko is slowly becoming a household name in the digital era of J-Pop. She recently released her hugely successful number “Uchiage Hanabi”, which has sold over 100,000 downloads in the region alone. And now, she’s puttin’ them dancing heels on what I can call one of the best J-Pop releases of the year, “Step Up LOVE”, featuring old skool artist Yasuyuki Okamura. Continue reading “Rising J-Pop diva Daoko and musician Yasuyuki Okamura play ball on their new single “Step Up Love””

Namie Amuro announces details for last album ‘Finally’ and new concert tour

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While most of us Namie-stans have been weeping about the announcement of her retirement next year in September, the J-Pop legend has announced brand new details about the entire promotion of her best album Finally! Continue reading “Namie Amuro announces details for last album ‘Finally’ and new concert tour”

J-Pop legend Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) to retire from music industry next year, will commence final album and concerts

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UPDATED (21 Sept.): It has been confirmed that the new album is a greatest hits effort called Finally, which will feature all her singles from her debut up until now, and will also feature newly recorded and unreleased tracks. The album is scheduled to be released on November 8, 2017, alongside a farewell tour.


After wrapping up her final date for her special 25th anniversary show in Okinawa, J-pop legend Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵)—who has 40 million physical and digital units inside these years— has announced she will be retiring from the music industry next year, with a final studio album and series of shows to commence beforehand… sigh… I know everyone, pure J-pop travesty. Continue reading “J-Pop legend Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) to retire from music industry next year, will commence final album and concerts”

Taylor Swift announces her new album ‘Reputation’

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I’m a person that keeps an eye-out for all the tea and shade being thrown on the pop-mesphere, and what kind of pop world would this be without a bit of Tay Tay Swift? Ms. Thang has announced two big wholesome surprises; the release of her new single “Look What You Made Me Do” (which I made a review on… view at your own discretion), and a new album titled Reputation. Yass pop world, hold on tight because this is gon’ SWIPE all them bitches off the charts. Continue reading “Taylor Swift announces her new album ‘Reputation’”

Katy Perry and cast plays B-ball in the new music video to her single “Swish Swish”

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Okay y’all… I did a review on Ms. Thang’s album Witness not long ago, universally agreeing that it wasn’t the best piece of msuic she has offered to the community. But thank god that a few entries, such as “Bon Appetit” and “Swish Swish”, were released as promotional singles to kinda let the audience know that her spark hasn’t died. And finally, she continues to show her typical clucky self in the new music video to “Swish Swish”, the album’s third single. And it sure is typical Ms. Katy Katy, but not in candy land… not on a rollercoaster ride… but in a basket ball stadium. Yep… ya heard me! Continue reading “Katy Perry and cast plays B-ball in the new music video to her single “Swish Swish””

Perfume releases new teaser for singles “If You Wanna” and “Everyday”

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As we all know, J-Pop girl-group Perfume have been releasing singles with Yasutaka Nakata for many years. Okay, that’s a bit of an understatement; Perfume have only worked musically with Yasutaka Nakata for over a decade now. And with countless singles, Perfume have announced the release of their upcoming tune “If You Wanna” and it’s B-side track “Everyday”, positing teasing trailers on social media. Continue reading “Perfume releases new teaser for singles “If You Wanna” and “Everyday””

Utada Hikaru releases two new stellar singles, “Oozora de Dakishimete” and “Forevermore”

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After her glorious return to the music scene with last year’s Fantome, J-Pop goddess Utada Hikaru bounced back with a new style. And this style has been demonstrated into her two new stunning singles “Oozora de Dakisheimete” and “Forevermore”. Yes y’all, J-Pop alarm bells are ringing! Continue reading “Utada Hikaru releases two new stellar singles, “Oozora de Dakishimete” and “Forevermore””