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The Return of Yeezus is overrated

The Return of Yeezus is overrated

May 29, 2018

By Jack Lev '20 For a while now, legendary rapper and artist Kanye West has been out of the music mix. The media, the fans and the music industry as a whole missed Kanye, but on April 28, 2018, West made his comeback to the music world, and to say the least, it was not what I was expecting. On...

Tidal splashes on the beach of Staples

Tidal splashes on the beach of Staples

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

The ways people discover and get their music is always evolving. First, people exclusively used iTunes; however, as Spotify and Soundcloud have become more prominent among Staples students, there is a new kid on the block. Tidal, founded by esteemed rapper Jay Z, offers over 25 million songs and 85,000 music videos and gives unlimited streaming for a monthly ...

New releases rock, rap and dance their way up the charts

New releases rock, rap and dance their way up the charts

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

This Tuesday, Ariana Grande was featured in Cashmere Cat’s newest electronic hit and Taylor Swift released an additional song for her album “1989,” which was released in late October. Not only did pop princesses take the charts, but rock, EDM and rap musicians released major hits as well. Here...

Music’s mediocre night

Music’s mediocre night

Julia Greenspan, Web Multimedia Editor

February 11, 2015

Unfortunately, “music’s biggest night,” was just the opposite for the 2015 Grammy Awards that took place Sunday, Feb. 8 at 8:00 p.m. While most of the show did focus on music, a portion of it really zeroed in on social issues, making the event more tender than it should have been. President Obama and a domestic violence survivor prec...

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