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Tyler, The Creator’s album ‘IGOR’ is what we’ve been waiting for

Tyler, The Creator’s album ‘IGOR’ is what we’ve been waiting for

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Tyler Okonma, also known as “Tyler, The Creator," has created an offbeat blend of hip hop, R&B, and funk into the most unique album of 2019 yet: "IGOR." The album's unique beats and a blend of styles is a catalyst for new music. Okonma is a 28-year-old rapper, songwriter, producer, and fashi...

Billie Eilish’s debut album presents an unconventional approach to pop music

Billie Eilish’s debut album presents an unconventional approach to pop music

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

Billie Eilish's debut album “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?” brings a variety of unique yet cohesive songs that are reshaping the norm of pop. Eilish is a 17-year-old American singer and songwriter. Eilish’s 21-year-old brother Finneas O'Connell, produces and collaborates on much of ...

Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

I’d like to start off this review by saying that it took me a while to enjoy this album. Last summer, I heard people hyping this up as one of the best albums of the century that everyone needed to hear. It has accrued a massive amount of critical acclaim and popularity over the years and is...

Calpurnia’s ‘City Boy’ makes a splash in indie rock

Calpurnia’s ‘City Boy’ makes a splash in indie rock

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

“City Boy,” the new hit single by the rising band Calpurnia, sings an indie rock n’ roll sound that delights the ears with simple but catchy lyrics. Lead singer Finn Wolfhard led his band mates, lead guitarist Ayla Tesler-Mabe, bassist Jack Anderson, and drummer Malcolm Craig, into a whirlwind of writing new tunes and a passion for instruments and indie-rock music. “City Boy” is the band’s first single while being managed ...

Logic’s new album, ‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is meaningless but amazing

Logic’s new album, ‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is meaningless but amazing

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, more commonly known as Logic, has been showcasing his constant struggle to find his identity through his music. His previous album, “Everybody,” presented his struggle with race, view of humanity, and depression, which showed how he was able to relate to many peopl...

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” has been making history since its release this summer, and the female rapper’s career seems to be far from over. Cardi started as an exotic dancer and started to gain a following on Instagram because of her “no-filter attitude,” causing her to become an internet sensation...

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

"Everything Now" is by far the weakest album in Arcade Fire’s discography. Arcade Fire turns away from everything that made them likable and unsuccessfully attempts to become a dance music group. Arcade Fire is a Montreal-based Indie-Rock powerhouse; the members include Win Butler, Regine Chassagne,...

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

We mourned the loss of a bright musical artist, Taylor Swift, on Aug. 27. Or maybe we just mourned her reputation and tried to welcome her newly-modified self through the singer's new hit singles “...Ready For It?” and “Look What You Made Me Do." In the past, the star featured a more gent...

‘Dangerous Woman’ wanted dead or singing

‘Dangerous Woman’ wanted dead or singing

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2016

The "Cat phase" is finally over. Ariana Grande proved this through her new album, "Dangerous Woman," in which she resorted to being a bunny instead. Classy. Many people might remember Grande from the hit TV show, "Victorious," where she played the role of Cat Valentine, a girl who did not...

Drake’s new album is a let down

Drake’s new album is a let down

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

An astonishing amount of people were dying to hear Drake's latest album, "Views," which he released on April 29. Both Drake fans and hip-hop listeners were counting down the days to the album release since the day Drake mentioned his new album. The album had a lot of hype around it, especially on...

Asap Ferg disappoints

Asap Ferg disappoints

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Asap Ferg's new album “Always strive and prosper” was released on Apr. 22, and so far the album has great ratings on various online music sites. I personally think that the album was one of Asap's worst albums and could use many improvements. Asap's concepts in his songs did not make any sense to...

Kendrick Lamar releases yet another masterpiece

Kendrick Lamar releases yet another masterpiece

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

Lyrical genius Kendrick Lamar released his most recent hit album, "Untitled Unmastered," on Mar. 4. With 4 1/2 stars on iTunes, this album was one of Lamar's highest-ranked albums. The album consisted of eight “untitled” tracks, which clearly showed how Lamar views the world and also his personal ...

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