The “American Idol” Top Seven sing “American Classics”

American Idol Season 14 Top 7

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Do you remember earlier this season that Idol wanted their fans to suggest tracks for their contestants to perform on stage? Tonight, the Top Seven took the stage to deliver their takes on several iconic … [Continue reading]

Nick Jonas and the Instant Save return to “The Voice: Season Eight”

Nick Jonas and Christina Aguilera

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The Voice: Season Eight Top 12 took to the Universal Studios Hollywood soundstage and rocked! Nine members of the Top 12 peaked into the Top 50 iTunes charts and three artists (Sawyer Fredericks, … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of April 13, 2014

Reba McEntire's "Love Somebody" is one of my favorite country albums of 2015! (Album cover property of Nash Icon Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to this week’s New Music Releases! This week, I took a look at the Queen of Country Music’s latest album and new material from a diverse group of rising artists. Love Somebody by Reba … [Continue reading]

Reba mentors “The Voice: Season Eight” Top 12

Reba McEntire and Pharrell Williams The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season Eight contestants have been incredibly lucky this year with their guest mentors! Tonight, legendary country music icon (and the first Team Blake adviser) Reba McEntire mentored all 12 of the … [Continue reading]

Robin & Zelena return as the Author goes on the run on “Once”

Robin Hood (Sean Maguire) returned to "Once Upon A Time"! Did he reunite with Regina? (Photo property of ABC)

The Author has been released! I repeat the Author has been released! Thanks to the help of August, the Charming family released the Author from his prison. However, this Author may not the one that can help them against Gold, Maleficent and … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On…KMXV-FM Mix 93.3’s Red White & Boom 2015

Mix 93.3 Red White & Boom 2015 poster

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of Kansas City’s hottest summer concerts is back! Mix 93,3’s Red, White and Boom will be returning to the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater on Saturday, June 27. The summer concert series has brought … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On Comics: Convergence-Part One

Fan-favorite heroes,villains and storylines as Telos plotted in "Convergence." (Artwork by Carlo Pagulayan (pencils), Jose Marzan Jr. (inks) and Hi-Fi Colour (colors) & property of DC Comics)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Warning! Spoilers are ahead! Where do worlds go to die? DC Comics will answer this question throughout its latest crossover series: Convergence! All throughout this massive event, I will give my take … [Continue reading]

Team Xtina and Team Adam are front & center for the conclusion of “The Voice” playoffs

Team Christina The Voice Season Eight

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of my favorite relationships that I love watching on The Voice is Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera! Ever since Season One, the “Moves Like Jagger” collaborators (also known as Adamtina to hardcore Voice … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of April 6, 2015

Drew Six The Bull

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! In this week’s edition, I look at new albums from one of my favorite rappers and music royalty. In addition, I will give you my take on an old … [Continue reading]

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