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Kehlani releases fourth mixtape, further establishes herself as R&B star

Kehlani’s fourth commercial mixtape was made available on Apple Music and Spotify on Friday, May 8.

Jacob Greenberger ’22, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Oakland R&B artist, Kehlani, released on May 8 her fourth commercial mixtape on streaming services: “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t.” Kehlani’s most conceptual and best storytelling album saw features from many prominent names such as rapper Tory Lanez, and R&B artists Jhene Aiko and James B...

Quarantunes bring happiness to listeners

Music is a great way to relax when work gets overwhelming in times like these.
Quarantunes Playlist

Aidan Rogers '22, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

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.

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. Now, the breakout stars are selling out stadiums on a world tour, playing for 30,000 die-hard fan...

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

May 30, 2019

Caroline Donohue '20 Business Manager

Ben Platt releases debut album

Ben Platt released his debut album featuring 12 original songs that express very emotional aspects of his life.

April 27, 2019

Ali Korn '21 Staff Writer

Florida Georgia Line tops country charts with new album

Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album, “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country”, consists of nineteen songs and five features.

Kevin Rabacs '19

March 11, 2019

After three years of singles and feature hits, Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album, “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country,” is their most diverse and well put together album. One week after its release  at exactly midnight on Friday, Feb. 15, it sped to number one on Billboard's top country album ch...

“Thank U, Next” is Ariana Grande’s best album yet

“Thank U, Next” is Ariana Grande’s best album yet

Hannah Schmidt ’19 and Kevin Ludy ’19

March 8, 2019

Ariana Grande’s album ‘thank u, next’ breaks records

Ariana Grande released her album “thank u, next” on Friday, Feb. 8 at midnight. The album features 12 songs, three of which were released as singles prior to the album’s debut.

Ali Korn '21, Web Features Editor

February 25, 2019

Ariana Grande released her fifth studio album titled “thank u, next,” featuring 12 original songson Friday, Feb. 8. It is her second album this year, and has scored the highest global debut for any female artist ever on Apple Music within the first 24 hours of the album's release. Additionally, songs...

Ariana Grande’s new song criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

Ariana Grande’s new song is gaining more popularity, even after recent copying accusations have erupted. According to Billboard, “‘7 Rings’ shines atop the Billboard Hot 100, blasting in at No. 1 on the chart dated Feb. 2.”

Marlo Von der Ahe '20

February 13, 2019

Ariana Grande is receiving major backlash after the release of her new song, “7 Rings,” on Jan. 18. The 25 year-old singer has been accused of copying music from rappers Princess Nokia, 2 Chainz and Soulja Boy. There has also been a big conversation over Ariana Grande appropriating black culture re...

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Daniel Harizman ’19

February 8, 2019

When the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, wrote in their 1999 hit “Californiacation,” “Destruction leads to a very rough road, but it also breeds creation,” a 4 year old soon-to-be rap phenomenon, Austin Richard Post, known by his stage name Post Malone, responded with, “I went to California and I ain't...

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