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Rapper Kanye West perfroms on stage. Courtesy of Pieter-Jannick Dijkstra

Tweet by rapper Kanye West causes controversy

After disappearing from social media for a year, rapper Kanye West finally tweeted and announced a new album. At first, the social media community welcomed him back with excitement and open arms. West stated that a solo album would be coming soon and that he would be dropping a second album after that with rapper Kid Cudi. He then continues […]

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Miami Heat basketball player Dwyane Wade visits MSD campus. Photo by Kyra Parrow

Celebrities show their support for MSD students

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14, multiple celebrities have reached out to the victims’ families and student survivors. When NBA player Dwyane Wade discovered that Joaquin Oliver was an avid fan of his, the basketball star met with Joaquin’s parents and dedicated the season to his memory. “[Joaquin’s] story, it really connected with […]

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Many modern artists implement the popular technique of music sampling in their songs

Many modern artists implement the popular technique of music sampling in their songs

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Music sampling, the act of borrowing portions of other, typically older songs to be implemented into a new song, has become popularized throughout the modern age of music. Though continuously evolving, sampling can be identified in songs anywhere from rap to alternative. The history of sampling […]

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The wait for ‘Chance 3’: the final countdown

The wait for ‘Chance 3’: the final countdown

There’s a storm coming- and it goes by the name of Chance the Rapper. Born Chancelor Bennett on April 16th, 1993 in the South Side of Chicago, the Rapper began his music career performing in talent shows and participating in the hip hop duo Instrumentality at Chicago’s esteemed Jones College Prep High School. In his senior year, Bennett was caught […]

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Names in fame

Names in fame

From Blue Ivy to Blanket, celebrities have been giving their children obscure names for as long as we can remember. Though everyday people name their children things like “Sharkeisha” because they want their child to “stand out”, in my opinion, celebrities have no reason to do so. Their child will stand out, simply because of their status. So, why do […]

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