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

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

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 criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

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...

Travis Scott sells out the show

Travis Scott sells out the show

Jake Navarro '20

December 15, 2018

Once the doors opened at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 27, people from all parts of the northeast didn't have to wait any longer to watch Travis Scott perform AstroWorld. The concert opened with Sheck Wes, famously known for his song “Mo Bamba.” As he jumped out onto the stage, the crowd was electric....

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