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21 Savage produces unique second album

21 Savage produces unique second album

by Bailey Spore and Nick Hayslett

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

Late 2018, 21 Savage dropped his second studio album i am > i was (read “i am greater than i was”). Overall the album is great, minus one bad song. i am > i was is very different from the first album, but it's good. Soon after the album's release, on 12-21-18, 21 took to Twitter to announce that a fea...

Top 10 memes of 2018

Top 10 memes of 2018

by Carson Buck, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top 10 of 2018

It has been one crazy year, to say the least. It's hard to believe that just 11 months ago kids were eating Tide Pods and screaming "do you know the way" in class. It's safe to say that we've come a long way in a year packed with great memes. I tasked myself with ranking the top 10 memes of the year...

Rappers and Rap Sheets: The negative impact of shock culture

Rappers and Rap Sheets:  The negative impact of shock culture

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

From 2017-present, “mumble” rap has become extremely popular, with Lil’ Pump as the mascot of this subgenre. Lil’ Pump, who frequently uses a new-age drug commonly called “Lean," celebrates breaking the law in social media, his videos, and his lyrics. This is a problem because mumble rap a...

Devin Barge’s top 10 music albums of the 21st century, so far

Devin Barge’s top 10 music albums of the 21st century, so far

by Devin Barge, Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Top 10 of 2017

10.) Channel Orange by Frank Ocean Released on July 10, 2012 Frank Ocean has a habit of "disappearing" between the releases of his albums. With very little connection to social media and the public, he remains mysterious. As an artist, Frank Ocean is colorful, known for his idiosyncratic style...

Jake Bolger’s 10 hip hop artists of the decade

Jake Bolger’s 10 hip hop artists of the decade

by Jake Bolger, Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Top 10 of 2017

The past 17 years have brought about plenty of incredible music, especially in the genre of hip hop. According to studies, hip hop is the second most popular genre of music, right behind rock. These 10 artists have released some of the best hip hop music of the 21st century. 10. The Weekend The ...

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