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Last Thursday, BLAME IT ON BABY appeared on spotify, apple music, and other music websites.

Second album this year further drives young rapper DaBaby’s music career

Natasha Taubenheim ’22 May 3, 2020

“Every single person in my life tell me I'm their hero,” DaBaby sings, which certainly applies at the time due to the global pandemic. Some might say this new album is saving them. Last Friday, “BLAME...

DaBaby drops a new album on Thursday, April 16, featuring a new style of rap.

DaBaby keeps it rolling with ‘Blame it On Baby’

Samantha Felner '22 and Jackson Lev '20 April 25, 2020

Samantha Felner · DaBaby Keeps It Rolling With 'Blame It On Baby'

Yalee is a 25-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and performer. Michelle Kaminski '21 poses with Yalee at the football game on Sept. 28

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

People dance at the rap music festival Rolling Loud at Citifield on Oct. 13.

Staples students opinions on Rolling Loud music festival

Caroline Donohue '20 and Emily Stone '20 October 19, 2019

Rolling Loud! from Caroline Donohue on Vimeo.

Rap artist Nicki Minaj retired from her music career on Sept. 5, telling fans she is going to focus on family.

Nicki Minajs’ abrupt retirement leaves fans shocked

Charlotte Smith '21 October 4, 2019

Acclaimed rap singer and songwriter Nicki Minaj retired from the entirety of her 15-year long musical career on Sept. 5, 2019. Minaj announced her retirement from the music industry via Twitter in order...

The poster cover for the documentary,

Travis Scott thanks fans through new documentary

Rebecca Kanfer ’21 September 16, 2019

Flashing lights, screaming fans, and crowds of people anxiously wait for Travis Scott to light up the arena. Travis scott, a renowned performer and arguably one of the most famous artists of our generation,...

Going For Gold: Tyler’s album sold 78,000 pure copies in its first week of sales, which rocketed it to the first position on the Billboard 200. If certified gold, it would be the third time Tyler did it in his career

Tyler, The Creator’s ‘IGOR’ fails to deliver a homerun

Sam Zuckerman ’21 June 11, 2019

Tyler, The Creator’s long-awaited fifth studio album ‘IGOR’ made waves in the music industry instantly when it was released on May 17.. The 12 track project, which featured artists such as Kanye...

Hip hop artists dominate 2018

Hip hop artists dominate 2018

Mark Didio '20 January 14, 2019

Drake, Cardi B, and Post Malone headlined as some of the biggest names in hip hop and rap music throughout 2018. The rap industry blew up from the beginning to end of the year. Records were broken album...

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

October 23, 2018

By Siri Kanter ’20 In his highly anticipated debut album, “MUDBOY,” Sheck Wes, a newcomer in the hip-hop world, was expected to deliver a tracklist composed of hits. After the release of “Mo...

Public reacts to new Lil Peep XXXTentacion single

Public reacts to new Lil Peep XXXTentacion single

October 11, 2018

By Eli Corenthal ’19 Rapper Lil Peep and XXXTentacion (otherwise known as X) released their post muthesius single, “Falling Down” on Friday Sept. 21. The release of the single has sparked conversations...

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,...

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...

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