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Mereba, Solange and black women leading the charge in music

Mereba, Solange and black women leading the charge in music

Jonathan Kermah, Entertainment and Podcast Editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Smack between Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Mereba and Solange have only added to the momentum of black women in the music industry.

The Remix to Conviction: R. Kelly is going to prison

The Remix to Conviction: R. Kelly is going to prison

Julia Donohue, Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Since the #MeToo movement started, fans have grappled with whether or not there is space between the art and artist. As long as there are other non-problematic artists out there to listen to, there is no need to question. Stop asking.

Step into the dreams of Night Lovell in “Goodnight Lovell”

Step into the dreams of Night Lovell in “Goodnight Lovell”

Astghik Dion, Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The entire album is compiled of Lovell’s dreams, each song resonating the energy and message of a certain vision that he has had.

Offset tries to find a balance between fame and family on “Father of 4”

Offset tries to find a balance between fame and family on “Father of 4”

Oliver Sampson, Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

At times “Father of 4” feels like a redemption album for Offset, providing some of the more personal moments from any Migos project to date.

Gunna Can’t Float on “Drip or Drown 2”

Gunna Can’t Float on “Drip or Drown 2”

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Let's hope the Atlanta native's show at Mullins Center this Saturday tells a different story.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 39

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 39

Trevor Wilson and Jonathan Kermah

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

"I wish I could take 40 minutes of my life back, that's how I feel about this album."

Introducing the flow of Ezra Waters

Introducing the flow of Ezra Waters

Astghik Dion, Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Profiles, Showcase

Ezra Waters has managed to encapsulate the everchanging versatility of water in his music.

Student rap trio, Lazy Summer, brings a new sound to Amherst

Student rap trio, Lazy Summer, brings a new sound to Amherst

Oliver Sampson, Writer

February 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The group spent countless hours in the Presidential apartment producing hazy, yet hard-hitting beats and dropping dope bars.

“thank u, next” Shatters Records, Not Expectations

“thank u, next” Shatters Records, Not Expectations

Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

As an artist who has one of the most distinguishable voices that reaches octaves well beyond average, she often times sings as if she has no depth.

HOMESHAKE’s “Helium” is an Ethereal Bedroom Daydream

HOMESHAKE’s “Helium” is an Ethereal Bedroom Daydream

Dean Vogel, Contributor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

“Helium” is a perfect album if you want something soothing and stripped down for background music. If you’re just going to kick it alone or have a couple people over I think it’s absolutely ideal.

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