The Via Ripa Interview

By Danny Rios | May 30, 2023

What many would describe as a ‘surfer rock band,’ Via Ripa proves that there is more below the surface. Their genre fluid music guides the listener through twists and turns. Beachy chords, with jazzy drums, & bluesy vocals, can easily divulge into alternative, punk, or even grunge riffs.
Their talent, and hard work won them the top spot at the Bamboozle Festival Break Contest, a competition featuring over 90 bands. While this year the festival itself fell through due to extraneous circumstances, Via Ripa stands tall with their entire future ahead of them.

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‘Barbie’ Movie & Soundtrack

By Danny Rios | May 25, 2023

The Barbie movie has been making waves as it’s theatrical debut nears. Not only is the cast insane, which we’ve covered, but now the official soundtrack has had it’s artist lineup announced! On it, B98.5 favorites like: Ava Max, Dua Lipa, Khalid, Lizzo, and The Kid Laroi. More than that, superstar newcomers like (K-Pop group) FIFTY FIFTY, along with Ice Spice, and Pink Panthress.

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Swifties Have Taylor’s Ex’s Shook

By Danny Rios | May 24, 2023

Since the announcement of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), it seems like all of Taylor Swift’s ex’s are coming forth either in fear, or in peace, that she’s going to air out their dirty laundry. Most recently Joe Jonas said knows he’s cool with Taylor Swift, but just hopes the Swifties are cool with him. According to Joe Jonas, “nobody f’s with the Swifties.”

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Olivia Rodrigo Teases 2nd Album

By Danny Rios | May 22, 2023

It’s been two years since the release of Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album SOUR. To celebrate, Olivia wrote a note to her fans, and in it, teased a new album coming soon.

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Shark Week ’23 w/ Jason Momoa

By Danny Rios | May 18, 2023

Shark Week 2023 looks like it will be kicking off with a bang! Jason Momoa has just been announced to be the master of ceremonies for the event. This year marks the 35th anniversary for…

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Post Malone Album OTW

By Danny Rios | May 16, 2023

Mr. Austin Richard Post, better known to the world as Post Malone, has just announced some new music is on the way.

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‘Beef’ – Netflix’s Banger

By Danny Rios | May 15, 2023

‘Beef’ is an M-Mature rated, dark comedy, on Netflix that can easily win 2023 series of the year.

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie x The Weeknd

By Danny Rios | May 11, 2023

Jennie Kim, of BLACKPINK fame, showed off a collaboration between her and The Weeknd while at a Calvin Klein event in Seoul

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Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) Announcement

By Danny Rios | May 10, 2023

As Taylor Swift travels around the nation for her Eras Tour, news is always circling. To the fans at her show in Nashville this past week, Taylor said Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) will be getting a release on July 7th. 

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MGK Disses Jack Harlow

By Danny Rios | May 8, 2023

Machine Gun Kelly has made news following his freestyle over the Jay-Z & Eminem “Renegade” beat. The rap was the second installment of his The Cypher series. Within the 2 minute long solo cypher, Kells…

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