Monthly Archives: December 2011

Poetic Phases Staff Pick The Weeknd “House of Balloons” [Mixtape of the Year]

Who is The Weeknd?  Abel Tesfaye 21 year old from Toronto with an amazing voice. He has released three acclaimed mixtapes for free via his website this year. Rumor has it he also turned down a $7 million recording contract. … Continue reading

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The Very Cutest YouTube Video of 2011

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Poetic Phases Staff Pick Artist of the Year, Adele

Adele can’t lose. After a year of dominating our hearts, minds and charts, the ubiquitous singer has moved on to topping year-end lists all over the place. As The Insider reports, her latest coup comes courtesy of iTunes and Billboard, whose album and … Continue reading

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Beyoncé Highlights Of The Year: Year of 4


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Poetic Phases Staff Lists The Top Music Videos of 2011

Lykke Li: “Sadness Is a Blessing” [Director: Tarik Saleh] ASAP Rocky: “Purple Swag” [Director: Jason x ASAP Rocky] Frank Ocean: “Novacane” [Director: Nabil Elderkin] Rammstein: “Mein Land” [Director: Jonas Akerlund]

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Poetic Phases Staff Picks Top 10 Albums of 2011

#10 A$AP Rocky , Live.Love.A$SAP Release Date : October 31st “Goddamn, how real is this?” is the first thing we hear from ASAP Rocky on his debut, LiveLoveA$AP. It’s a fitting introduction: The 23-year-old Harlem-bred rapper’s first tracks surfaced barely six months ago, … Continue reading

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Rockie Fresh- “Fly High” I New Music

Chicago native Rockie Fresh is quickly becoming your next favorite rapper. Only 20-years-old and starting his music career just a few years ago, this young up-and-comer is already one of the hottest independent artists in hip-hop. His style is urban … Continue reading

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