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For These Lovely Bones or Whoever

“Ribs” is from Lorde's debut album, Pure Heroine, and is often overshadowed by the more popular “Royals.” Of course, when a such a song receives a Grammy, it’s hard to ignore. Nonetheless, it is a song I find deeply underappreciated because it is a rava avis, a rare bird in an industry obsessed with romantic love songs.

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Rina Sawayama: The Savior Asian American Girls Need

The Asian identity is fragment in popular culture. The stories, music, and culture have never been adequately told and how can it be when there are is such little representation. Just recently the Asian community has gained traction in the music industry with the K-pop group, BTS. This accomplishment of breaking through the metaphorical bamboo ceiling and rushing into the Western music scene is nothing short of spectacular, however what about the Asians from the West. Those who represent their own catalytic culture of East and West.

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