SZA

US Top 10 Singles Dated February 6th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | February 2, 2021

doing more at seventeen than I have at 67

Top 30 Songs Of 2020 In Order Of Preference

By Iman Lababedi | December 30, 2020

how many songs push themselves to the forefront of a conscious change

Going Steady: New Singles 12-25-20 – 12-31-20 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 28, 2020

SZA FOR 2021

The Early Bird: Top New Recordings 12-25-20 – 12-31-20 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 25, 2020

fragile emotions

The Earliest Bird: September 4th, 2020 Top Pick Of The Week Is SZA’s “Hit Different”

By Iman Lababedi | September 4, 2020

she was born to express confusion

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, JANUARY 7TH TO 13TH

By Alyson Camus | January 6, 2019

Jen Awad starts her residency at The Echo

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference 2018

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2019

it was earth shatteringly loud from the beginning

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through November 30th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 1, 2018

it was earth shatteringly loud from the beginning

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, NOVEMBER 5TH TO 11TH

By Alyson Camus | November 3, 2018

Young Fathers are at the Fonda Theatre on Friday

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through October 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2018

a sexual dynamo in sky high good spirits

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through September 30th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2018

No mid set lull, nothing, nonstop dance, sound, and movement.

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through August 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 29, 2018

a crowd pleaser to the nth degree

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through July 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | July 31, 2018

America has never been cooler

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through June 30th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | July 2, 2018

“Who’s fucked up? Who’s on drugs,”

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, JUNE 18TH TO 24TH

By Alyson Camus | June 16, 2018

 Arroyo Seco Weekend with Neil Young + Promise of the Real headlining

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through May 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | June 6, 2018

this was a triumph for SZA some six years after she started

TOP DAWG ENTERTAINMENT: THE CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR FT. KENDRICK LAMAR AND SZA At Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, March 29th, 2018, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 30, 2018

SZA was the greatest of all time

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, MAY 7TH TO 13TH

By Alyson Camus | May 8, 2018

The Afghan Whigs and Built To Spill are at the Wiltern on Thursday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, APRIL 9TH TO 15TH

By Alyson Camus | April 7, 2018

An evening with Andy Summers (of The Police) at The Regent Theater on Saturday

"Z" By SZA Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 3, 2014

It is all very studio driven and also all very deeply and quietly felt but unlike a little too much alt r&b it sounds very good as well, it isn’t flimsy and the songs have sticking power. At some point, SZA has to go further along than this chill jazz r&b sound. But not right now.

Best Albums Through April 30th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 1, 2014

Z – SZA – New r&b gets it right for once; temperate but crazed, sexual mood music by SZA,with the obligato rap added by the likes of Chance The Rapper who exactly captures the mood of hazed out sex; pure seduction and she doesn’t even know if she wants you.

10 Songs, Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 29, 2014

when I was young, I mean really young, maybe three years old, I dreamt I was an RAF pilot during the Second world war and shot down over the North Sea. I remember dreaming the plane was on fire and I was spiralling downwards. When I opened my eyes I was above my body looking down at me dead and then I was a child again safe in bed. I hadn’t even heard of WW2 at the time. Make of it what you will – A

10 Songs, Monday, May 3rd, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 28, 2014

Avant Gardener – Courtney Barnett – Quite a year for chick singer songwriter with, how you say, forth right attitudes. This has been around since last summer and she sounds like Violent Femmes meets Lou Reed -(I know, I know) – B+