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Jillian Antinora Charms Listeners With Heartfelt Album ‘Make My Day’

Folk singer-songwriter Jillian Antinora reflects on lessons learned over the years in her debut album, Make My Day, out now. Antionora wears her heart on her sleeve in every track on this undeniably soulful album; 7 personal records give listeners a deeper insight into Antinora’s story, showcased through a variety of grooves and colors. This project was an opportunity for the musical theater actress, entrepreneur, and songwriter to showcase the guitar skills she developed after having taken up the instrument years ago. Built upon intricate fingerpicking, creative comping patterns, and colorful chorditure, Antinora’s bright acoustic guitar invigorates every track. This multi-gifted powerhouse delves deep into significant topics – the thrill of new love, the need to let things go, true love vs. superficial love, and turning to your faith when you are struggling – that have left an impression on her throughout her life. Fans can expect honest recounts of personal stories delivered by a masterful, seasoned vocalist.

This album showcases Antinora’s silky vocals and steady guitar as the two stars of every track. She effortlessly glides atop the gorgeous melody on the tender love letter, “When We’re Alone.” “Heart of Stone” yields a powerful peak in the energy of Make My Day, in which Antinora dives head first into a sassy angst backed by persistent acoustic guitar and a smooth beat. The title track of the project, “Make My Day” layers optimistic guitar with wistful lyrics steeped in melancholy. “Fade Away” is an encouraging declaration of the importance of turning to faith through hardship. This project embodies Antinora’s story to its core; each track is an authentic depiction of what lies beneath the surface of this undeniably refined musician.

Jillian Antinora is the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for her compositions. Jillian was born in Belleville, Illinois. She grew up in Las Vegas, NV, and later moved to Colorado Springs, CO. Growing up, she studied ballet and was classically trained in voice as a lyric soprano beginning at age 15. In 1996 she moved to New York City to attend American Music and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) and pursue her dream of working in the theatre. She worked professionally in musical theatre around the U.S. and on cruise ships for 6 years before getting married in San Diego in 2002. She then lived in Sicily for 3 years where she studied opera. In 2008, she returned to Fort Collins, Colorado where she now lives. Jillian lives with her husband and their 6 children. Jillian and her husband TJ own 3 Subway restaurants, and Jillian runs her own real estate agency. Jillian began playing the guitar and writing songs when her youngest child was born in 2015. She released her first album in June 2021. She loves writing these songs and she hopes you love listening to them!

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Megan Thee Stallion Unleashes Her Anime Obsession, Jujutsu Kaisen Takes the Crown!

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Megan Thee Stallion Unleashes Her Anime Obsession, Jujutsu Kaisen Takes the Crown

 

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In a bold declaration, Megan Thee Stallion has officially crowned Jujutsu Kaisen as her reigning favorite anime. With unbridled enthusiasm, she declared, “Jujutsu Kaisen is setting the anime world on fire right now. It’s the absolute best! Don’t get me wrong, I love my other anime favorites, but Jujutsu Kaisen has my heart at the moment. Period. Real hot girl sh-t,” Megan shared with Teen Vogue. And if that wasn’t enough, Megan turned heads at the Anime Awards in Tokyo, dazzling in an outfit inspired by Jujutsu’s charismatic character, Gojo.

But Megan’s anime passion doesn’t stop there. At the awards ceremony, she strutted her stuff in an outfit paying homage to Bruno Bucciarati from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind. Megan’s attention to detail showcased her genuine love for the medium. The rapper spilled the beans on her anime fandom, even revealing her anime “backup dancers” from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. Bucciarati, in particular, earned a special mention because, as Megan put it, “he’s my boy, he’s got them moves already!” YuYu Hakusho claimed the title of Megan’s “comfort anime,” the one she finds herself dozing off to. And when it comes to genre preferences, Megan asserted, “I want that city tore up when the action goes down!”

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Do Megan’s anime choices resonate with you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Meanwhile, Megan’s positive vibes aren’t confined to the anime world. In a sizzling ad for Nike, she flaunted her curves and championed a positive mentality. Megan’s empowering message on Instagram read, “Hotties, with Thee Hottie State of Mind, it doesn’t matter what they see for you because you see it for yourself. Keep that same energy and attitude, no matter what life throws your way. Do what feels best for YOU.”

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Megan’s influence extends beyond the music scene; fans have dubbed her the “Bottitheesiva,” drawing parallels to a figure in Buddhist mythology. With online followers already feeling the motivation from Megan’s “Hotties State of Mind” video, the question remains: Are you inspired too? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Sizzling Sparks Fly as Sexyy Red and Hunxho Turn Up the Heat in Steamy New Music Video

Sexyy Red and Summer Walker

Sizzling Sparks Fly as Sexyy Red and Hunxho Turn Up the Heat in Steamy New Music Video

 

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Get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions as Sexyy Red and Summer Walker drop their scorching music video for “I Might.” While the track explores the intricacies of choosing a new flame over a current love, fans are buzzing with rumors that this storyline might be more reality than fiction.

In a recent Twitter post, St. Louis MC Sexyy Red shared a sneak peek from the music video shoot, featuring none other than rapper Hunxho playing the role of her new love interest. The clip’s specificity, coupled with the tantalizing line “I need a na that keep it real ’cause my last na was phony,” has set tongues wagging with speculation about a real-life connection between the two artists. But, let’s be clear—it’s all just juicy gossip and intentional connections, for now.

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What better way to stir up excitement around a new release than with a dash of relationship rumors? Sexyy Red took the game up a notch by dropping a couple of sultry snaps on Instagram, accompanied by the same caption hinting at a new man. Given that she recently welcomed a new bundle of joy, some fans are questioning whether she’s truly ready for a fresh romance amid her busy schedule and potential healing from past flings.

But hold on, Sexyy Red isn’t one to shy away from the spotlight. In the midst of teasing new music, she ignited a twerk thread on Twitter, setting the stage for her bold moves in 2024. With a track record of releases this year, it’s evident she’s not planning to pump the brakes anytime soon. Brace yourself for a competitive year, filled with club bangers and raunchy lyrics that only she can deliver.

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Despite the steamy speculation, Sexyy Red remains an influential force in the industry. Drake recently dubbed her his “muse” on Instagram, creating a mutual admiration society with the “Rich Baby Daddy” duo. While the inspiration flows, the burning question remains—could there be a new romance on the horizon? Stay tuned for the latest updates on Sexyy Red and Hunxho by keeping an eye on Honk Magazine. The fire has been lit, and we’re all here for the sparks!

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