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Ariana Grande’s latest album strikes out

November 24, 2020 11:20pm | April Martinez

Ariana Grande’s new studio album Positions is a different approach to her regular pop music. Grande has brought her fans plenty of hits such as “No Tears Left to Cry,” “Thank You, Next,” and most recently “Rain On Me” featuring Lady Gaga. However, this album […]

“Chilombo” is Aiko’s best release yet

April 25, 2020 11:01pm | Mia Barrett

Jhene Aiko, a 32-year-old talented singer, and songwriter released an outstanding new album on March 6: Chilombo. The album was inspired by Hawaii volcanoes, which she likened herself to during the conception and recording of her album. She explains her album as an “eruption,” starting […]

Dua Lipa worth a listen

April 20, 2020 10:41am | Jazlynn Early

English singer Dua Lipa is a rising star in the ever-growing music industry, and her newest album Future Nostalgia proves why. The slick, disco record is a perfect mix of vintage music and modern pop-funk, making nods to ‘80s and ‘90s singers, such as Olivia […]

Drake gives a sneak peek

April 19, 2020 10:17pm | Iris Valles

Drake, 33, released two songs recently as fans began to wonder when they might expect to hear his next album. When to say When and Chicago Freestyle have his fans in their feelings at the sneak peek of the album, which still has no release […]

The Weeknd blows it out of the water

April 1, 2020 9:09pm | Iris Valles

The Weeknd popped off several great songs when he released his new album After Hours. The album consists of three singles: Heartless, Blinding Lights, and In Your Eyes. In total the album has 14 songs. As many have been saying, The Weeknd is “alone” again.  […]

Gomez proves her worth

March 6, 2020 8:51pm | Jazlynn Early

Selena Gomez has proven, yet again, to be a major force in pop with her third solo studio album Rare. This record is exactly what the music world needed- a gorgeous, dynamic sound with a refreshing energy that screams “I don’t need you because I […]

Billie Eilish sings about her dreams

March 3, 2020 8:50pm | Mia Barrett

Billie Eilish, an 18-year-old talented singer, and songwriter released a fantastic new song last November: everything i wanted. The song was inspired by a dream in which Eilish committed suicide and nobody cared. In the lyrics of her song, she has hidden messages on how […]

Lil Baby turns out improved sound

March 1, 2020 10:30pm | Ashlynn Carrillo

Lil Baby released a new album on February 28 called My Turn. The album has three songs that were released early: Woah, Sum 2 Prove and Catch the Sun. Woah became Lil Baby’s third number one hit on the Billboard Streaming Songs. Lil Baby rose […]

Roddy Ricch releases new hits

February 14, 2020 7:19pm | Mia Barrett

Roddy Ricch, a 21-year-old rapper with incredible talent, released his brand new album on December 6: Please excuse me for being antisocial. Roddy may be successful now, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. He let all of his thoughts and feelings be heard through the […]

Harry Styles’ December release is a hit

January 12, 2020 9:54am | April Martinez

English superstar Harry Styles’s heavily-anticipated second studio album Fine Lines is composed of 12 heart-throbbing tracks that will bring back retro vibes. “Adore you,” “Watermelon Sugar,” and “Light Up” were successful previews that released earlier in the year, but the whole album released on December 13. […]