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Rap artist Pierre Bourne has a new album out titled Good Movie. However, its difficult to find anything good about it when listening.

Review: Rap album features misogynistic lyrics

By Sydney Brumfield, Senior Writer September 15, 2022
Musical Producer Pi'erre Bourne has worked with big names like Kanye West and Travis Scott, but his new standalone album is simply misogynistic and lazily structured.
Rather than reaching for something new, “Donda finds West looking inward and taking stock of the personal tribulations around him.

Review: Kanye West continues to break barriers with “Donda”

By Jackson Noel, Staff Writer August 31, 2021
Rather than reaching for something new, “Donda'' finds West looking inward and taking stock of the personal tribulations around him.
Black nerds are necessary to fandom culture

Black nerds are necessary to fandom culture

By Avery Alexander, Staff Writer October 8, 2020
While white fans gatekeep the term “nerd,” Black lovers of comic books and anime create their own community.
Rap music must focus on quality

Rap music must focus on quality

By Lucas Jafet February 26, 2020

I listen to an abundance of music every day, and I have noticed one overarching theme in the music I listen to: a significant drop-off in the energy and focus of recently released rap albums. These albums...

Kanye Wests highly-anticipated album Jesus Is King lacks lyrical prowess and the quality of Kanyes older work. Many of the songs offer ridiculous imagery and sloppy beats.

Review: Awaited album is anything but divine

By Hannah Fitzpatrick November 6, 2019

It is safe to say that Chicago-based rapper Kanye West is one of the biggest trolls in the music industry to date. His long-awaited ninth album, “Jesus Is King,” was delayed multiple times in the past...

Senior Devin Kasparian has had the opportunity to expand his photographic portfolio with exclusive photo shoots of major celebrities like Billie Eilish and Kanye West.

Student develops career for himself in photography

By Parker Schug, Contributing Writer September 26, 2019

In a matter of seconds, Ithaca College senior Devin Kasparian’s plans for a simple photoshoot of a gallery turned into a mission to capture the perfect shot of rapper Kanye West. While living and interning...

Luv is Rage 2 is the fourth album from Lil Uzi Vert. The album bounces back and forth between serious subject matter and lighter material.

Review: Uzi’s ‘Luv is Rage 2’ transcends trap tropes

By Charlie Musante, Contributing writer September 13, 2017
Uzi’s colorful influences come together to create one of the more entertaining trap albums released this year.
Drakes More Life released, March 18, is the ninth studio album from the world famous hip-hop artist.

Review: Drake’s latest pop-rap fusion lacks life and heart

By Matt Maloney, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 29, 2017
There’s no doubt that this project provides plenty of club hits and a few potential Top-40’s radio tracks, but that is just about all it offers.
Review: Guest artists augment Wests latest success

Review: Guest artists augment West’s latest success

By Matthew Radulski, Staff Writer February 22, 2016
Tracks like “Ultralight Beam” and “Real Friends” are superb, and the album’s themes of depression, marriage and fame are examined from various angles.

Isabel Marant hits H&M

By Cady Lang, Senior Writer October 21, 2013

Isabel Marant x H&M has just launched and you can bet that it's going to be sartorial carnage when it hits stores. I was surprised when they announced the collaboration this past year - Isabel...

Is that jacket Margiela?

By Cady Lang, Staff Writer October 15, 2012
"Is that jacket Margiela?" is what Kanye wants to know and now with Maison Martin Margiela's collaboration with H&M, you can have a little bit of the Margiela  cult status. MMM, a Belgian brand, is known for its minimalist style. The choice to feature MMM is an interesting one, as the brand is not well-known outside…

Aziz Ansari “Remixes” Watch The Throne

By Jared Dionne December 9, 2011
It’s no secret that standup comedian and “Parks and Recreation” star Aziz Ansari is an avid Watch The Throne fan. Follow him on Twitter and you’re more than likely to run into some Jay and ‘Ye inspired tweets. Last month, Aziz live tweeted the #BestFlightBackToLAEver. This hilarious series of events involved the flight’s captain blaring…
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