• Music Spotlight

    Music Spotlight: Alicia Keys

    I recently watched Alicia Keys’ iHeart Radio Music Awards performance with her son and it brought me to tears. It also made me want to relive some of her best musical moments, so I decided to write this post. The New Yorker has immense talent, from her classically-trained piano skills to her angelic voice. She exudes passion and charisma in both her music and her life. Here are my top 5 Alicia Keys Tracks: Blended Family (What You Do For Love) ft. A$AP Rocky Favorite lyrics: “And even though I married your fatherThat’s not the only reason I’m here for ya” Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart Favorite lyrics: “So…

  • Music Spotlight

    Music Spotlight: Khalid

    I’m trying something new: Whenever I find an artist who I really like or a collection of songs that really speak to me, I’ll create a blog post dedicated to my Top 5 tracks at that time. In true Thoko fashion, the first artist I’ll be spotlighting is Khalid. The 21-year-old singer from El Paso, Texas came into all of our lives when his first single, Location, went quadruple platinum. From his captivating voice to his smooth and sensual beats, he’s definitely a top artist to watch. Here are 5 of my favorite songs (in no particular order): Shot Down Favorite lyrics: “Happy seventeen, I saw us two and you…