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In MONTERO, Lil Nas X reveals his personal struggles with identity that had long travelled under the public radar, while also championing the hard work and perseverance that led to his success and stardom in the music industry.

Lil Nas X’s ‘MONTERO’ reveals artist’s personal journey, illuminating prevalence of identity in the modern world

Allison Gillman ’23, Assistant Business Manager October 2, 2021

It cannot be denied that Lil Nas X, a successful, bold and bedazzled newcomer in America’s music industry who has repeatedly left conservative pundits clutching their pearls with his expressive work,...

Kayne West drops a new album, Donda, on Aug 29, 2021, which contains 27 songs and is his tenth studio album to write and produce.

Kayne West’s new album ‘Donda’ leaves fans disappointed

Karlie Saed '23, Web Features Editor September 26, 2021

American rapper and producer Kayne West released his 10th studio album, “Donda,” on Aug. 29, 2021. Fans had been waiting for several months to hear the new music written by West and co-artists. The...

“OK Human is a sincere outlook on life during the pandemic

‘OK Human’ is a refreshing throwback to Weezer’s older music

Prasaus Yeager ’22, Paper Opinions Editor March 30, 2021

Almost everyone has that one nostalgic memory of a particular song. For me, that was playing Band Hero on my Nintendo DS, singing “Troublemaker” so offkey that my voice cracks could probably wake the...

Metro Boomin and 21 Savage release their second album together, with more songs and an overall listening time of 44 minutes.

21 Savage, Metro Boomin kick off fall season with ‘Savage Mode 2’

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer October 10, 2020

21 Savage and Metro Boomin teamed up to produce the crowd-pleasing album “Savage Mode” in 2016. Since then, a second album has been highly anticipated due to the success and love of the original. Savage...

NAV released his third studio album, featuring 18 songs and a multitude of appearances from other artists.

NAV’s third studio album proves mediocre

Siri Kanter '20, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

Hip-hop artist NAV released his third studio album, “Good Intentions,” on May 8. Overall, “Good Intentions” delivered to the extent I had expected it to. It was not the most innovative, amazing...

Last Thursday, BLAME IT ON BABY appeared on spotify, apple music, and other music websites.

Second album this year further drives young rapper DaBaby’s music career

Natasha Taubenheim ’22 May 3, 2020

“Every single person in my life tell me I'm their hero,” DaBaby sings, which certainly applies at the time due to the global pandemic. Some might say this new album is saving them. Last Friday, “BLAME...

Justin Biebers newest studio album “Changes” received over 135 million streams post its release. The album is available on all streaming platforms.

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Rebecca Kanfer ’21 March 14, 2020

Hit after hit, album after album, tour after tour has seemingly been Justin Bieber's music career for as long as any Gen-Z kid could remember. This non-stop lifestyle came to a halt in 2015, following...

Billie Eilish swept the 62nd annual Grammys award show winning five of her six nominations: Best New Artist, Best New Album, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Remy Teltser '21, Features Editor March 10, 2020

Two years ago, 16-year-old Billie Eilish was just starting out her music career.  She and her brother, Finneas, grew a solid platform of 257,000 Instagram followers and played small shows for 50 people....

Harry Styles showed a new side of himself with the release of his second solo album, “Fine Line.”

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Evi Tarshis ’20 January 8, 2020

We are all familiar with the famous boy band, One Direction, that ruled the radio stations for years. But when the group broke apart in 2015, one prominent member, Harry Styles, broke through to make a...

Going For Gold: Tyler’s album sold 78,000 pure copies in its first week of sales, which rocketed it to the first position on the Billboard 200. If certified gold, it would be the third time Tyler did it in his career

Tyler, The Creator’s ‘IGOR’ fails to deliver a homerun

Sam Zuckerman ’21 June 11, 2019

Tyler, The Creator’s long-awaited fifth studio album ‘IGOR’ made waves in the music industry instantly when it was released on May 17.. The 12 track project, which featured artists such as Kanye...

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