Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” Review

Release Date: April 14, 2017 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Labels: Top Dawg, Aftermath and Interscope Producers: Dr. Dre, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, Mike Will Made It, BadBadNotGood, The Alchemist, Sounwave, DJ Dahi, Cardo, Bekon, Greg Kurstin, James Blake, Ricci Riera, Steve Lacy, Terrace Martin, Tae Beast, Teddy Walton and 9th Wonder Writers: Kendrick Duckworth, Daniel Tannenbaum, Anthony Tiffith, […]

Drake’s “More Life” Review

Release Date: March 18, 2017 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Length: 1 hour, 22 minutes Description: “Drake proudly presents ‘More Life’ (2017); a playlist dedicated to the human desire to live forever. Cultures blend, emotions rise, regrets are confessed, truths fall and passion flows in this new and unique playlist by the one and only, Drake.” //DAVID ROBINSON// […]

OPINION: If Pac Were Here Now

//DAVID ROBINSON// In 2003, Eminem paid tribute to the late, great Tupac Shakur by remaking “Hail Mary” with 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes. In the hook, Eminem says, “Come get me If you motherf***ers want Shady If Pac was still here now He would never ride with Ja Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na.” This hook was intended to be […]

OPINION: The Greatest Rappers of All Time

//DAVID ROBINSON// Rap music is a cultural statement. It is poetry with a beat. It has been used to stop racism, shed light on issues, artistically describe communities, tell powerful stories, proclaim beliefs and express emotions. There are countless rappers who have excelled in this art, but these ten rappers in particular, have made the […]

Opinion: Ed Sheeran’s Third Album

“Just remember life is more than fittin’ in your jeans. It’s love and understanding, positivity.” These lyrics are from the song, “What Do I Know?” off of 26 year old English singer Ed Sheeran’s third and most recent album, “Divide.” The album was released just on Mar. 3 and within 24 hours had sold more […]

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards

//LEXI WEINGARDT & MIKAYLA OLAVE// On Sunday Jan. 12, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards were held at the Staples Center and broadcasted on ABC. The GRAMMYs has been one of the most influential nights in music for 59 years and Sunday night’s awards show was no different. Filled with tears, triumph and amazing performances, everyone […]

OPINION: Top 6 Super Bowl Halftime Shows

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// After watching Lady Gaga’s iconic performance this past weekend in Super Bowl LI, everyone automatically begins to compare her performance to previous Halftime Shows; including Katy Perry, Madonna and Coldplay. Here are my picks for the top 6 Halftime Shows over the years. #6 – Madonna ft. M.I.A., Nicki Manaj, CeeLo and LMAFO […]