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Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

When alternative musician and rapper Jordan Benjamin, known as Grandson, heard of the tragedy that struck Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, he knew there would be a great change made by the students of the community. Inspired by the students’ courage and determined to call out the faults of politicians, Grandson wrote “Thoughts and Prayers.” Performing the song in collaboration […]

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Review: J. Cole drops a highly anticipated album on substance abuse

After his fans went crazy over a tweet where he announced an album would be dropping on April 20, J.Cole released the name of his new prodigy: K.O.D. This rap album introduces the harsh reality of  kids becoming so easily addicted to drugs. Cole, representing Fayetteville, North Carolina, started off in his career by signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation in […]

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Echosmith's new album, "Inside a Dream," will be released in the summer of 2018. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Records.

Review: Echosmith Release Mesmerizing Single “Over My Head”

The southern California-based trio “Echosmith” returned with their new song “Over My Head” on March 16. The lead single of their unreleased sophomore album ,”Inside a Dream,” is an easygoing, dreamy pop song that tells the story of a person’s frustration with their significant other complicating everything, from relationship issues to miniscule problems. Currently made up of siblings Sydney, Graham […]

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Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Brian Imanuel, better known by his professional name Rich Brian, is an 18-year-old Indonesian rapper. Rich Brian went viral instantly when he released “Dat $tick” on March 11, 2016. Around one to two weeks after the release of “Dat $tick,” 88rising, an American mass media company, took in Rich Brian with the help of Dumbfoundead, a rapper also in the […]

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Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

The evolution of Demi Lovato has certainly been a remarkable one. Beginning as a Disney star and developing through a series of hardships into a true pop star, Lovato is one of the few true vocal powerhouses of her time. Her last album, “Confident,” showcased this power perfectly with powerful anthems such as “Confident” and “Cool For the Summer.” Her […]

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Review: “Awaken, My Love!” modernizes soul music

In his most recent album, “Awaken, My Love!,” Childish Gambino trades his usual strong rap verses and pounding baselines for soulful melodies and powerful mantras. The highly anticipated third album released on Dec. 2, includes 11 songs, inspired by 1970’s R&B. Donald Glover, who got the name “Childish Gambino” from a Wu-Tang Clan Name Generator, began his career in screenwriting […]

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Pentatonix shines on self-titled album

Pentatonix shines on self-titled album

The Grammy winning and all-around amazing acapella group, Pentatonix, recently released their ninth album called Pentatonix. The band has come a long way since their original appearance on the television show The Sing-Off, and this album just goes to show how much they have improved and flourished into the extremely talented people they are today. Released on Oct. 16, the […]

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