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Music Review: Paul McCartney’s New

BY KABRAUN DIXON One of the most successful artists of all time has put forth his sixteenth studio album. Paul McCartney’s new album, NEW, is the first set of new material since 2007’s Memory Almost Full. The album is one of the fresher albums that McCartney has released in the past couple decades. He has […]

Music Review: Elton John

BY BENI CHOUDHURY Elton John’s 13th solo album, The Diving Board, has created a nostalgic feel to his older songs. The Diving Board was originally going to be released in fall of 2012. Then it got pushed back to February of 2013. Then they have decided to release it fall of 2013 on Sept. 24, […]

Music Review: Drake Nothing Was the Same

BY KABRAUN DIXON Drake has delivered his upcoming third album, Nothing was the Same, which compliments his past albums, Thank Me later and Take Care. So far Drake is three for three and is quickly carving his name on to the wall of Hip-Hop heavyweights. Tuscan Leather- “This not for the radio/ but it probably […]

Music Review: The Kings of Leon Mechanical Bull

BY KABRAUN DIXON The Followill family, best known as the members of American Rock band, Kings of Leon, are setting up to release their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull. With this album, they plan to attract their audience with a fun and younger sound. Kings of Leon is likely to please their core fans and […]

Music Review: Janelle Monae

BY KABRAUN DIXON Janelle Monae’s sophomore effort, The Electric Lady, offers a fresh touch on an old- school sound where she takes elements from R&B, Funk, Rock-in-Roll, Pop and Disco. Monae takes her listeners on a journey to the world of her alter ego Cindi Mayweather. There are a few tracks that capture the essence […]

Music Review: 2Chainz

By KABRAUN DIXON 2 Chainz has released his sophomore album, B.O.A.T.S: Me Time. It’s a follow up to his Grammy nominated debut album Based on a T.R.U. Story. Here are a few songs that captivate the essence of the album. “Feds Watching (Featuring Pharrell)”- The album’s lead single also serves as one of the albums […]

Alicia Keys: Girl On Fire

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS It’s been three years since Alicia Keys released an album, but finally the wait is over with her new release, Girl on Fire. Keys has consistently been one of the most talented artists in the music industry and has grown throughout the years taking her fans along for the ride. In her […]

A Serving of “Breakfast:” Chiddy Bang

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS A common complaint about the state of Hip-Hop music is that “all artists sound similar” and it’s hard to disagree. Music fanatics now have something new. Pop beats mixed with rap lyrics. Chiddy Bang has given people the change people have desperately been asking for in their debut album, “Breakfast.” Listening to […]

The Day After Tomorrow

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS When Maino released his last mixtape “I Am Who I Am” it created hope that his new album “Day After Tomorrow” would surpass his previous release. It’s safe to say his mission was accomplished. Maino has put a project together that he can be proud of and one that fans should download […]

Gucci Mane: Trap Back Mixtape

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS Rapper Gucci Mane has been known for only three things. His hit song “Lemonade”, having an ice cream cone tattooed on his face and finally being able to use the word “Burr” in a sentence. After listening to his new mixtape “Trap Back” those three accomplishments are still the only ones he […]