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Don’t fall asleep to Epik High’s latest EP “Sleepless In __________”

Don’t fall asleep to Epik High’s latest EP “Sleepless In  __________”

Suzane Jlelati, News Assistant

March 13, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Showcase, Today

South Korean hip-hop trio Epik High, released its first independently produced EP “Sleepless in __________” March 11, and to call it melancholic would be an understatement. Drawing inspiration from the sleep disorder, insomnia, the album explores all sides...

Solange hits home with new album, ‘When I Get Home’

Solange hits home with new album, ‘When I Get Home’

Suzane Jlelati, News Assistant

March 6, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

It’s been three years since we’ve heard from Solange Knowles. Last week, she dropped the album we’ve all been waiting for, “When I Get Home.” In this quick album, there’s funk, there’s keybo...

With a new name, new sound and new EP, Dummie steps up with ‘Cafe Bleu’

With a new name, new sound and new EP, Dummie steps up with ‘Cafe Bleu’

Suzane Jlelati, News Assistant

November 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

Dummie, famously known as Dumbfoundead, released his latest EP and 10th solo project, “Cafe Bleu” Friday. In his interview with Complex, Dummie said "Café Bleu” is an imaginary neighborhood spot where every...

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

November 7, 2018

After spending the majority of 2016 and 2017 riding high on the top of the Billboard charts, hip-hop producer Leland Tyler Wayne, known by his stage name Metro Boomin, had a relatively quiet 2018, after ...

Takeoff soars above expectations on his solo debut

Takeoff soars above expectations on his solo debut

November 5, 2018

When Atlanta trio Migos blew up in the mainstream in late 2016 with the massive success of their number 1 single, “Bad and Boujee” the internet was ablaze with memes making fun of the exclusion of ...

Jeremiah and Ty Dolla $ign drop album full of A-list songs

Jeremiah and Ty Dolla $ign drop album full of A-list songs

Zaina Cummins, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

This past Friday, new school R&B singers Ty Dolla $ign and Jeremih dropped one of the best collab albums of 2018 underlining old school sounds. With features from Chris Brown, French Montana  and Wiz Khalifa, the two singers took their time in creating their newest album, “MIH-TY.” Ty Dolla $ign is known for hi...

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

Faith Petrie, Arts and Life Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

RM, the South Korean rapper and leader of Korean group BTS released his second solo project, “Mono” on Monday. Unlike his previous mixtape “RM,” “Mono” gives listeners a more revealing, sof...

‘Quavo Huncho’ is a big, bland boring mess

‘Quavo Huncho’ is a big, bland boring mess

October 15, 2018

Quavious Marshall, aka Quavo has had one hell of a year, both in his own solo career and as one third of hip-hop trio Migos. The Atlanta rapper has spent the better part of the year either in the studi...