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Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

October 18, 2018

By Jack Shapiro '19 Logic, the famous American rapper and songwriter, returned to the spotlight with his album “YSIV.” Logic released his fourth studio album on Sept. 28. Prior to this new album, Logic promoted three singles: “One Day,” “The Return” and “Everybody dies.” The album...

Halsey returns to spotlight with “Without Me”

Halsey returns to spotlight with “Without Me”

October 12, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After a blockbuster summer with the release of the song “Eastside” featuring Halsey and Khalid, Halsey is back with a new single “Without Me.” The song’s debut on Oct. 4 was her first standalone track since 2017’s album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom,” and instantly shot up to number three on the iTunes charts. The 3 minutes and 22 seconds ...

“This is America” sheds light on controversial issues

“This is America” sheds light on controversial issues

June 18, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino, recently came out with a new song titled “This is America." Many elements of the song, from lyrics to symbols in the music video, are causing controversy throughout the country. The song addresses with racism, police brutality, the media...

Governor’s Ball music festival takes over Randall’s Island

Governor’s Ball music festival takes over Randall’s Island

June 15, 2018

By Chelsea Fox ’19  and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19  

Music festivals aren’t all that they seem

Music festivals aren’t all that they seem

June 12, 2018

By Mia Daignault '20   You have to be a specific type of person to enjoy mud, garbage covering the entire ground and people falling every which way. Until I actually experienced it, it didn’t seem like a major issue. This being my second year attending Gov Ball, I’ve experienced the tr...

Students hyped for the sound of summer

Students hyped for the sound of summer

June 12, 2018

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 As the temperature rises, it’s time to roll down your windows and blast some of summer's newest hits. Summer is the season of upbeat lively music that is perfect for any barbeque or festivitie. Discovering new artists to add to your summer playlist tends to never disappoint...

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...

NOT ‘Meant To Be’ Played

NOT ‘Meant To Be’ Played

May 22, 2018

By Emily Stone '20 American singer and producer Bebe Rexha collaborated with country band Florida Georgia Line to release the song “Meant to Be”. Contrary to the public opinion, I don’t think that this collaboration was ‘meant to be’. Though the rhythm is very catchy, the song itself...

Jonas and Roland sing for a cause at Staples walkout

Jonas and Roland sing for a cause at Staples walkout

April 26, 2018

By Daniel Thompson '18 and Anay Simunovic '18

Does Westport have rhythm?

Does Westport have rhythm?

April 20, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19

Tyler creates shockwaves with surprise song release

Tyler creates shockwaves with surprise song release

April 19, 2018

By Molly Mahoney ’18 Rapper Tyler the Creator never fails to provoke his audience. Even when devoted fans expect the unexpected, Tyler easily pushes boundaries and shamelessly alludes to the most controversial of topics in a great deal of his music. A rebel in his art, the edgy musician switche...

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