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Nicki Minaj Calls out Fashion Industry

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

The music industry is a very male-dominated industry, but Black female artists like Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, and Doja Cat proved that it is not male-dominated anymore but...

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2021 IN REVIEW: Top 10 Albums of the Year

Maria Collins, Guest Writer December 31, 2021

Artistic exploration entered an entirely new terrain in 2021. After live music was ripped out of our hands for nearly two years, we were finally reunited with our favorite artists during the summer of...

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Everything You Need to Know About Astroworld

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

As many of you should know about the tragedy that occurred on November 5 at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival performance in Houston. The police have confirmed ten deaths have happened since the performance,...

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845 Days Later: Governor’s Ball Returns to New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer October 12, 2021

While driving up the New Jersey Turnpike in 2014, my dad was tuning the car radio to find a bearable station to provide our soundtrack for the remainder of our trek to New York City. As he turned the knob,...

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Fierce Appreciation: Live Music’s Triumphant Return in New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer September 30, 2021

After a relaxing sunset car ride across the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, we arrived in East Williamsburg just as the sun completely disappeared, leaving only the street and the building lights of Brooklyn...

The members of Bummer! From left to right: Josh Miller, Jesse Prior, Drew Harvey, and Andrew Caira

A Pandemic Creation

Maria Collins, Guest Writer May 3, 2021

A phone screen lights up with a notification: “@bummertheband is live on Instagram.” A viewer enters the livestream, finding themselves transported to a small music studio enclosed by walls adorned...

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Live Shows From the Safety of Your Home

Maria Collins, Guest Writer April 12, 2021

Five musicians sit in a V-shape formation, hands wrapped around guitar necks and drumsticks, eyes peering down at frets and cymbals; they play their opening notes and a subtle, uniform head rock takes...

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Music and Film Industries Hit Hard During Pandemic

Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, various industries and companies have been hit hard, among those in the film and music industries. Movies have had to push back their releases in theaters, such...

NEW MUSIC: Twenty One Pilots

NEW MUSIC: Twenty One Pilots

Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer April 28, 2020

Although we are all stuck inside with seemingly nothing to do, music artists are still, thankfully, releasing new music, giving us something to look forward to in this time of uncertainty. My favorite...

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Lana Del Rey: An American Icon

Julia Picozzi, Guest Writer April 14, 2020

From Humble Beginnings... Born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant in 1985, Lana del Rey is easily one of alternative/cross over rock-pop music's most beloved star. The musician tried her hand in the Manhattan...

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