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Lizzo Responds to Recent Drama

by Darlene Leal
First Accusation: Lizzo was hit by accusations of copying left and right. On October 17, singer Cece Peniston posted a side to side video of her own song, “Finally,” and Lizzo’s song, “Juice.” Peniston’s Instagram caption claimed that Lizzo is a “clear example of copyright infringement.” The use of the ad-lib “ya-ya-ee, ya-ya-ee” can be […]

Beautiful Oblivion – Album Review

by Darlene Leal
Since the self-titled release back in 2014, Issues has been killing it, especially since growing a reputation with their unique blend of metalcore and R&B. Beautiful Oblivion, their latest album, is a great addition to their collection of work. Tyler Carter’s voice goes well with the playful and unique sound of every song in the […]

Kanye West Quits Rap/Hip-Hop

by Darlene Leal
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 […]

Azealia Banks and CupcakKe Went Off

by Darlene Leal
This past weekend has been quite eventful for Azealia Banks and CupcakKe. Both ladies decided to be vocal on the same night, and it was quite something. Azealia Banks: Azealia Banks is back on the hot seat for attacking another successful women in the industry. It’s only been two weeks since attacking Lizzo for being […]

Jay-Z Receives Backlash for NFL Partnership

by Darlene Leal
On Aug. 14, NFL Commissioner Rodger Goodwell and Jay-Z announced that they would be collaborating. Jay-Z will be consulting on entertainment (including the Super Bowl halftime) along with helping the NFL promote criminal justice reform and better police community relations through their partnership campaign, “Inspire Change.” “With its global reach, the National Football League has […]

A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault

by Gustavo Garcia
On Wednesday, rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty by a Swedish judge after being accused of beating 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari on June 30 in Stockholm, Sweden.  Various videos show the incident that took place outside a fast-food restaurant. Some argue that A$AP and his crew were trying to walk away from the situation while others […]