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Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ breaks Spotify and Apple Music streaming history

Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ breaks Spotify and Apple Music streaming history

January 29, 2018

By Bri Zeiberg ’19 Aubrey Drake Graham, a rapper known as Drake, released an EP (extended play) album titled Scary Hours on Jan. 19. The album contained two new tracks: “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity”. According to Biography.com, the 31 year old rapper is originally from Toronto...

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with “The Beautiful and Damned”

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with  “The Beautiful and Damned”

January 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '18 American rapper G-Eazy came out with his new album “The Beautiful and Damned” on Dec. 15. This album features collaborations with music superstars like Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie Puth. The record covers the highs and lows of his life, and talks about the parts of the world...

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with “Revival”

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with “Revival”

January 8, 2018

By Shane Rabacs '18 Shady’s back, tell a friend. Marshall Mathers- AKA Eminem, AKA Slim Shady came out with his ninth studio album, “Revival”, December 15. “Revival” has a little bit of every side of Eminem; “Relapse”-style horrorcore on “Framed”, “Recovery”-esque flow, punchlines...

Macklemore returns stronger than ever with new album “Gemini”

Macklemore returns stronger than ever with new album “Gemini”

October 16, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 There was a time in my life when all I listened to was the song “Thrift Shop” by artist Macklemore. With perfect diction and entertaining lyrics, Macklemore’s inspiring words led to an obsession which then led to me listening to other mega hits such as “Can’t Hold...

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

March 8, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 Earlier this month, Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, professionally known as Big Sean, released his fourth studio album “I Decided.”. The debut of these new 14 songs, featuring the two singles ‘Bounce Back’ and ‘Moves’, have already steadily climbed the charts. This con...

Awaken Gambino, stick to Hip-Hop: New Childish Gambino album gives listeners a new side of Childish Gambino

Awaken Gambino, stick to Hip-Hop: New Childish Gambino album gives listeners a new side of Childish Gambino

Jack Shapiro '18

January 19, 2017

Childish Gambino otherwise know as, Donald Glover, has released a new album named, “Awaken, My Love!” This is his third album released. If you were hoping for songs similar to those featured on his old albums or former projects, be prepared for disappointment. Gambino takes, “a trip into vintage...

Music Review: J.Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only”

Music Review: J.Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only”

December 26, 2016

By Seby Shuken ’18 After a long wait J.Cole has finally dropped his new album “4 Your Eyez Only”. This album has been highly anticipated because of his largely popular “Forest Hills Drive” album which was released in 2014. Through the use of lyrics the new album takes on the role of talking...

Prayer is in session: Chance the Rapper releases new album ‘Coloring Book’

Prayer is in session:  Chance the Rapper releases new album ‘Coloring Book’

Channing Smith, Creative Director

May 18, 2016

May 13 marked the end of a three year musical drought, as Chance the Rapper dropped his first solo album since Acid Rap in 2013. Chancelor Bennett’s official artist name is Chance the Rapper, but his newest album, “Coloring Book,” proved he is also Chance the singer, jazz artist and preache...

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