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Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

June 7, 2018

By Zach Strober '19 The wait is over: Kanye is back with his eighth studio album “ye” to follow up 2016’s “The Life of Pablo.” West’s album includes just seven songs and lasts only 24 minutes, but there is a lot of meaning in every minute of each song. One song that really stood out in the alb...

Kanye West severely misinterprets America’s history of slavery

Kanye West severely misinterprets America’s history of slavery

May 20, 2018

By Teddy Dienst '20   An abundance of positive and negative opinions surfaced soon after Kanye West asserted comments on how [“Slavery was a choice.”] Twitter exploded with reactions, famous rapper Stevie Wonder called West “foolish” for saying these things and referring to himself...

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Cate Casparius '19, Staff Writer

November 25, 2016

By Cate Casparius '19 The remaining 21 performances of Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour were abruptly cancelled with an impersonal statement posted by Live Nation Entertainment Monday. Tickets are refundable. Tess Jacobs ’20 bought tickets to the last stop of the tour on New Year's Eve at the ...

Students Attend Meadows Music Festival

October 20, 2016

By: Molly Liebergall '17 and Max Appell '18

[Sept. 2016 Arts] Preparing for Meadows: Your #1 Guide

October 11, 2016

By Madison Sell '18 and Thomas Nealon '17 Planning on going to the Meadows Music and Arts festival this October? The Meadows is a two day music festival in the heart of New York City starting on Oct. 1 and ending on Oct. 2. Here is a guide on how to go about what may be one of the most enjoyable an...

Kanye Controversy a Cause for Concern?

Kanye Controversy a Cause for Concern?

November 12, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Features Editor I’m deeply sorry if I haven’t offended anybody,” tweeted rapper Kanye West, who earlier tweeted, “Yoooo they banned my album cover!!!!!” West was reporting that the cover for his newest album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” was banned in Wal-Mart ...

‘Sunday Universe,’ is Out of this Universe

'Sunday Universe,' is Out of this Universe

May 25, 2010

Image by pen3ya via Flickr The latest creation of Ellen Kempner '12, entitled “Sunday Universe,” is a blend of mellow lo-fi riffs and New York accented vocals along with some faster tunes with joking lyrics including a Kanye West quote ripping on Taylor Swift that I'm sure everyone has heard. This album takes a drop...

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