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Swift Hasn’t Shaken It Off

Swift Hasn’t Shaken It Off

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews, Top Stories

Our Rating: B+ Taylor Swift's new song, "Look What You Made Me Do", which premiered last Sunday on the MTV VMA's, can be described in modern terms as 'completely savage.' The top trending music video on YouTube is one that was well thought out and screams revenge. Taylor Swift has always been know...

Humanz: Surprisingly Out of This World

Humanz: Surprisingly Out of This World

Laura Rico and Samantha Palacios

May 19, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews, The Place To Be

Artist: Gorillaz (2D, Murdoc, Noodle, Russel) Album: Humanz Genre: Hip-Hop, Alternative Rock, Electronic, R&B,  and Rap Release Date: April 28, 2017 Our Rating: A If you don't already know who Gorillaz are you have probably encountered one of their two biggest hits Feel Good Inc...

DAMN.

DAMN.

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Serving as a follow up to Lamar's 2015 album "To Pimp a Butterfly", the long awaited DAMN. was released on April 14th. Like all his work, this album provided listeners with Lamar's celebrated talent for personal reflection coupled with vitriolic discourse on today's media. Lamar's last album embodied...

The 4 Best Albums in Country Music

The 4 Best Albums in Country Music

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Arguably no genre of music can better represent the United States as a whole than country.  Country music is working its way into other genres as a whole such as pop and EDM.  Avicii, Andy Grammar and Taylor Swift are known as cross-over artists or musicians who incorporate more than one genre in...

Future’s Album: FUTURE

Future’s Album: FUTURE

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Album: FUTURE Artist: Future Genre: Hip-hop, Trap Release Date: Feb. 17, 2017 Our Rating: B+ The very multi-faceted Future released a self-titled album which allowed him to share his many different personas. Depending on the song he's either a ladies-man, a hustler, a party-starter or an atten...

The 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards

The 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Our rating: A Picking up where the Grammy's left off, some of the biggest names in music gathered together once again for the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 5th. Including many artists ranging from Country to Hip Hop, the 4th annual iHeartRadio Music Awards had many performances and surprising w...

Lady Gaga Rocks the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Lady Gaga Rocks the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews, Reunions, Reviews

Our rating: A On Feb. 5, Lady Gaga gave a remarkable performance at the 2017 Super Bowl's halftime show.  The talented, one-of-a-kind singer appeared wearing a shiny, silver sci-fi bodysuit, matching high-heeled boots and a glittery mask with eye paint.  She began singing a few lines from "...

4 Your Eyez Only

4 Your Eyez Only

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

December 17, 2016


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Album: “4 Your Eyez Only” Artist: J Cole Genre: Hip Hop Release Date: December 9, 2016 Our Rating: A On his much anticipated follow up to Forest Hill Drive, released two years ago, J. Cole throws himself knee deep into rap activism, speaking about serious issues affecting his daily life...

The 44th Annual American Music Awards

The 44th Annual American Music Awards

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Music Reviews, Reviews

To end the year with a bang, the American Music Awards held their annual award show on Sunday Nov. 20. The star-studded night included performances by Green Day, Fifth Harmony and even Justin Bieber who, thanks to Skype, was able to preform from the middle of the European leg of his Purpose Tour. ...

Singing to Stromae

Singing to Stromae

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Album: “Racine Carrée” Artist: Stromae Genre: French Pop/Rap, House, Eurodance Release Date: August 16, 2013 Our Rating: A Using his synthesizer and incredible talents for producing music, Paul Van Haver, better know by his stage name Stromae, has climbed top charts throughout Europe and ...

Frank Ocean “Blonde”

Frank Ocean “Blonde”

Sara Zamora, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Album: "Blonde" Artist: Frank Ocean Genre: Pop/R&B/ Rap Release Date: August 20, 2016 Our Rating: A The wait is over, the new Frank Ocean album "Blonde" has finally been released! After a 4-year wait, Frank Ocean fans were eager for the artist to produce an album that measured ...

PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)

PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

August 28, 2016


Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

  Album: PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Artist: PartyNextDoor Genre: R&B/Soul Release Date: Aug. 12,  2016 Our Rating: B Jahron Anthony Brathwaite, better known as PartyNextDoor is an underground singer, rapper, songwriter and producer. Born in Mississauga, Ontario he is best kno...

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