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Michael Mirrorcle

Pop Music Aficionado, Video Game and Comic Book nerd, Producer/Host of Rushdown Radio, Michael T. Brewer is a passionate journalist who has been a contributing writer for various digital media in Chicago, IL. Currently a student at Harold Washington College pursing a degree in Journalism, Michael continues to sharpen his skills and further expanding his musical repertoire. His diverse musical tastes stems from his childhood. With five older siblings living together during the 90s, his home was filled with music from Nirvana, Toni Braxton, Aaliyah, Anita Baker, No Doubt, Tupac and so many others. Michael has a deep love and admiration for Pop music specifically. Michael is dedicated to perfecting his craft to critique Pop music with an analytical approach and scope that is not synonymous with the genre.

Bestie has been on the lower end of KPop for quite some time despite having some talented members in their ranks. They have been chasing relevance for a while. Even though they have amazing songs and are...

Covers and reworks are always a tough affair. It’s easy to run the risk of doing a direct cover that doesn’t live up to the original or trying to really think outside the box with the song. Luckily...

Well,If it isn’t 2NE1’s replacement/standin/understudy/tribute band. The hype for Blackpink has been quite immense once they were announced months ago. Their first offering, a mere dance practice video,...

As sub-units go, they either explore a new sound and concept for the group or they are just an excuse for another release to keep interest in the group. We’ve seen Sistar19 and TaeTiSeo leans towards...

Artist: Fantasia Album: The Definition of… Genre: R&B/Soul Score: 89/100 Standout(s): No Time For It, So Blue, When I Met You, Wait for You Fantasia has been a consistent R&B act post-American...

T.O.P has always been quite a fashion star in Asia. His impeccable style and charisma is undeniable. Dressed in a powder blue fitted tux and a pin-stripe trench coat, he is the epitome of elegant sexiness....

Now that 4Minute has officially disbanded, HyunA can venture forth and continue her highly successful solo career without the 4Minute anchor. Her last solo comeback Red was a rap-pop tour de force. However,...

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has taken a nice and well deserved break. Her last album Wanderlust was a cool retro/rock album that polarized critics. Many wanted her to return to her dance-pop/EDM music she has...

It’s finally that time for a brand new Netflix series to binge watch. After the incredible groundwork for the street-level Marvel Cinematic Universe (Daredevil, Jessica Jones) it’s time for a new hero...

The group that was miss A is still in on hiatus until they can figure out what to do with the group after Jia’s unfortunate departure. We’ll still recovering from the news. JYP has been active with...