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Upcoming Albums: Week Wrap Up

by Darlene
Two big names have taken to Twitter to tease their upcoming albums. One of them being Ariana Grande who tweeted that a new album was to release this month. Grande went back on Twitter (Oct. 17) to tease something called “Position,” the first single from the album. It’ll arrive next week, according to a countdown […]

Megan Thee Stallion Discusses Record Label Woes

by Darlene
It was just last week that Megan Thee Stallion was gushing about her future album, Suga. She spoke on the sentimental meaning behind the potential release date, her mother’s birthday, and who was to be featured on the album. All that excitement was forced to a halt when she was made aware of some contractual […]

Breaking Out ‘The Box’

by Eric Hendrix
Music is constantly evolving. Most of the genres of music we listen to have been around for quite some time, but probably differ in sound greatly from earlier music classified in the same categories. This is a result of artist’s looking different places for influences. One artist that comes to mind is the up and […]

Atmosphere’s Atmosphere

by Julia Colasanti
I enter Metro. A venue on Chicago’s North Side that looks like it used to be a swanky theatre until someone realized the acoustics were better suited for underground rock and tattooed bartenders. DJ Keezy spins as Atmosphere devotees begin to file in. They come in all shapes, sizes, styles and especially—ages. It’s a mixed […]

The Rise of Gibbs

by Eric Hendrix
There has been an argument around the state of Hip Hop and Rap recently. Concerns with where the importance of the genre is being placed right now have been raised. Is the focus on the lyrics and subject matter or is the focus on the sound and production quality? This is an argument I see […]

Kanye West Quits Rap/Hip-Hop

by Darlene
A new rumor is out that Kanye West will no longer be participating in the making of secular music. West reportedly made these comment at his recent listening party for his new album “Jesus is King: A Kanye West Experience.” According to producer Andrew Barber of Fake Shore Drive, West will solely be focusing on Gospel […]