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Kodak Black releases album from behind bars

Kodak Black is currently in prison for charges related to possession of firearms (Photo courtesy of spotify.com)
Rapper Kodak Black drops new album Bill Israel while incarcerated
November 19, 2020

It’s been two years since Kodak Black dropped Dying to Live, arguably his best and most personal work. Unfortunately, ever since that release, Kodak’s faced hard times with the same trend of legal...

Upper quad features art installation; Jukebox Therapy

Students can scan the QR code on top of each box placed strategically around Hearn Plaza to add songs
to and listen to the playlist. Follow the project on Instagram to stay up to date with new additions (Photo courtesy of @jukebox_therapy_ on Instagram)
Senior Rhythm Badal has created a collaborative playlist for students to add to, as part of a project for her Public Arts class
November 19, 2020

Any avid reader of Vice-President Penny Rue’s weekly COVID-19 emails knows that the color purple is not a pleasant sight on campus. So students may have been alarmed when they came across three purple...

BLACKSTARKIDS hits the music scene

Our writer sat down to speak with one of the artists that make up BLACKSTARKIDS
November 12, 2020

BLACKSTARKIDS have aspirations that extend well beyond the scope of your average young person. “If you need a friend you can call me. But hurry up don’t stall me, so we can live life like ‘Britney...

Ariana Grande releases sixth album

Grande’s Positions is criticized as a mature, bold take on traditional R&B
November 12, 2020

Every single song off of Ariana Grande’s sixth studio album Positions charted on the Billboard Top 100. The album as a whole hit number one on that chart the day it was released, with over 174 million...

Rock artist gains fame on TikTok

Rock artist gains fame on TikTok
Beabadobee releases debut album after much anticipation from fan base on social media
October 22, 2020

Beatrice Laus of Beabadoobee released her much awaited debut album, Fake It Flowers, on Oct. 16. I first heard about her when she was touring with Clairo last year, then on the backs of two EPs made with...

Arlo Parks hailed as new Billie Eillish

Arlo Parks is from London, England, and has always felt like an outsider, a mood that her music reflects in its lyricism, style and tonality (Photo courtesy of soundcloud.com)
At only 20 years old, Arlo Parks has amassed over three million streams on Spotify
October 22, 2020

Sweeping the music industry at just 20 years old, British singer-songwriter Arlo Parks is a name you’re going to want to remember. The R&B inclined indie-pop sensation rose to overnight popularity...

Life beyond the yellow submarine

Life beyond the yellow submarine
October 15, 2020

Wings was Paul McCartney’s band post-Beatles, a late 70s softy of a group that frequented my mom’s mixed CDs when I was around ages six to 10. It’s no wonder my mom thought it a suitable sort of...

Prince’s Estate releases album

NEW GIRL:  Music royalty Prince makes a special guest appearance in the "Party Time" episode of NEW GIRL airing Sunday, Feb. 2 (approx. 10:30-11:00 PM ET/7:30-8:00 PM PT), immediately after FOX Sports' coverage of SUPER BOWL XLVIII.  ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co.  Cr:  FOX
October 1, 2020

Last Friday, the estate of the late music legend Prince released a brand new remaster of his 1987 album Sign O’ the Times. In 16 tracks, Prince pushes a variety of political, social and relationship...

Bedroom pop faces an overall decline

Bedroom pop faces an overall decline
October 1, 2020

When do we decide to demand more from Bedroom Pop? My last article on the vivacity and freshness of Shimmertraps brought up many different questions about lo-fi bedroom pop as a concept, and with boy pablo’s...

Atlanta music collective drops album

Atlanta music collective drops album
October 1, 2020

In what truly feels like the “End of Daze,” Spillage Village released their album Spilligion, giving us that sense of solace and peace so that maybe, just maybe, we can deal with these hectic times....

Respect Green Day singer’s grief

Respect Green Day singer’s grief
October 1, 2020

It seems like the perfect timely joke. September has faded into time, and October stretches out before us. Why not take to Twitter to make a Green Day reference that will likely get a chuckle from your...

Kanye advocates for songwriters

Kanye advocates for songwriters
September 24, 2020

On Sept. 14, Kanye West tweeted, “I’m not putting no more music out till I’m done with my contract with Sony and Universal,” and what proceeded to follow for the next 10 days was a string of trending...

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