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Frank Oceans’ “Blond” is worth the years of waiting

September 20, 2016

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By Madison Lattner | Staff Writer Frank Ocean has kept us on our toes since July 10, 2012 when his famous “Channel Orange” album first… Read More ›

Beyoncé’s new release touches on different topics and genres

May 3, 2016

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by Kimberley Paschal | Staff Writer On Saturday, April 23, Beyoncé released her sixth studio album titled “Lemonade.” “Lemonade” was released exclusively on Tidal and the… Read More ›

Lyrical analysis of Kendrick’s “Untitled Unmastered” track by track

Lyrical analysis of Kendrick’s “Untitled Unmastered” track by track

April 5, 2016

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by John Paul Head | Contributing Writer In the past 12 months, no rapper has pushed the boundaries of what is known as modern day rap… Read More ›

“Revival” a transparent album

“Revival” a transparent album

November 10, 2015

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by Evelyn Minaise | Editor-in-Chief As Taylor Swift gracefully exits the pop stage, ending her 1989 tour, she made room just in time for another… Read More ›

Kehlani’s new album features honesty and vocal talent

Kehlani’s new album features honesty and vocal talent

May 5, 2015

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by Krystina Valdovinos | Contributing Writer In a time where trap music and mindless hip-hop songs rule the airwaves, Richmond-based music collective HBK offers something… Read More ›

Alabama Shakes compose a masterpiece in “Sound & Color”

Alabama Shakes compose a masterpiece in “Sound & Color”

April 21, 2015

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by Alexa Gambero | Chief Copy Editor The only thing I don’t like about “Sound & Color” is that it has an ending. Alabama Shakes’… Read More ›

Tyler the Creator’s “Cherry Bomb” is his best album yet

Tyler the Creator’s “Cherry Bomb” is his best album yet

April 21, 2015

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by Jacob Turnrose | Staff Writer Last Monday, Tyler the Creator released his surprise album “Cherry Bomb” after only four days’ notice. From a lyrical… Read More ›

Big Sean debuts new album, new style

Big Sean debuts new album, new style

March 17, 2015

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by Justin Gold | Staff Writer It’s often said that the third time’s the charm—and with the release of his third Studio album “Dark Sky… Read More ›

Drake’s newest album hits all the right notes upon its release

February 24, 2015

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by Dean Boerner | Staff Writer 2015 could turn into quite the year for the veteran Canadian rapper Drake. With the surprise release of his… Read More ›

Skizzy Mars impresses with new EP

February 24, 2015

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by Max Molz | Contributing Writer Hailing from Manhattan, Miles Mills, known famously as Skizzy Mars, has been on the rap radar for about three… Read More ›

Lupe Fiasco releases four-seasoned album

February 18, 2015

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by Justin Gold | Staff Writer Rapper, activist, and businessman Wasalu Jaco, better recognized under the moniker Lupe Fiasco, is one of the most talented… Read More ›

Joey Bada$$ exhibits his personal side in newest album

Joey Bada$$ exhibits his personal side in newest album

January 27, 2015

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by Dean Boerner | Staff Writer In his debut album, Brooklyn rapper Jo-Vaughn Scott, better known as Joey Bada$$, skillfully tightropes the line between old school… Read More ›

Azealia Banks’ claims a place in a male-dominated rap realm with “Broke with Expensive Taste”

November 18, 2014

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by Justin Gold | Staff Writer Azealia Banks is quite the enigma. After stepping onto the scene in 2008, recording and releasing her own music… Read More ›

Swift switches her song style

November 4, 2014

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by Jennifer Stanley | Contributing Writer “1989” sets itself apart from all of Taylor Swift’s previous works. This is her first official pop album, but… Read More ›

Mixtapes, perserverance and success lead to Childish Gambino’s “STN MTN/Kauai”

Mixtapes, perserverance and success lead to Childish Gambino’s “STN MTN/Kauai”

October 21, 2014

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by Justin Gold | Staff Writer Comedian. Actor. Rapper. Singer. Producer. Writer. Rarely do these words combine to perfectly describe an individual’s skill set, but… Read More ›