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Elton John collaborates with multiple popular artists on his latest album, The Lockdown Series.

Review: Elton John offers listeners a post-pandemic treat

By Stephanie Monteiro, Contributing Writer November 3, 2021
Elton John collaborates with multiple popular artists on his latest album, "The Lockdown Series."
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion flex femininity in WAP

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion flex femininity in ‘WAP’

By Eva Salzman, Staff Writer September 17, 2020
It isn’t difficult to see a pattern in how listeners respond to music based on the artist who creates it.
Review: Singles for the week of 2/7

Review: Singles for the week of 2/7

By Arleigh Rodgers February 11, 2020

“Yikes” Nicki Minaj Released Feb. 7 Young Money/Cash Money Records Remember when Minaj said she was quitting music? Well, thank God that wasn’t true. “Yikes” solidifies Minaj’s...

Pop queen Ariana Grandes latest album, Sweetener, adds freshness and vitality to old-school R&B and house music.

Review: Trap influences infuse party pop in “Sweetener”

By Kara Bowen, Life and Culture Editor August 27, 2018
“Sweetener” brings a much-needed, quirky energy to a genre in which it’s all too easy to pump out stale, predictable hits.
Review: Singles for the week of 4/27

Review: Singles for the week of 4/27

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 27, 2018

  “Ball For Me” Post Malone, Nicki Minaj Released April 26 Republic Records Post Malone masterfully constructs a dynamic rhythm out of morphing, gooey synth effects and structured...

Review: Singles for the week of 4/13

Review: Singles for the week of 4/13

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 13, 2018

  “Pynk” Janelle Monáe, Grimes Released April 10 Bad Boy Records LLC A staccato, sugary voice voicing heavily suggestive lyrics is a winning contrast. Besides Janelle Monae’s...

Focus Asia Month is an annual celebration of Asian culture. This years theme is Metamorphosis and focuses on identity.

Focus Asia Month celebrates Asian identity and diaspora

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
“For me, [Focus Asia Month] is a way for me to celebrate my heritage and where I come from,” said senior Sara Kim.

Progress and Regress 2

By Jared Wolf February 15, 2014

This is your second weekly round-up of pop culture stories that represented small steps forward... or two steps back. Progress: Atlantic editor Scott Stossel "came out" as a person living with anxiety...

Cyrus’s twerking vulgarizes dance

By Ramya Vijayagopal November 21, 2013

Though she has gained recent attention in mainstream media for her twerking and revealing costumes, what people have to be conscious about is Miley Cyrus’s racial power play. Cyrus’s scanty clothing...

Nicki Minaj in talks for her own reality show

By Chloe Wilson October 1, 2012
She’s taken over your iTunes, and now she’s headed for your TV. It was announced this morning that Nicki Minaj is, theoretically, in talks for her own reality television series on E!. Based on the other celebrity-focused programming that E! features this is completely unsurprising. Should this deal go through, Nicki Minaj would star in…

‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded’: Rap princess reloads sound with wannabe pop tracks

By Aaron Edwards, Editor in Chief April 11, 2012
The bright colors, eccentric wigs and the layers of spandex all seemed to decorate the path to a new, more clearly defined era for Nicki Minaj, the undisputed chart-topping champion of pop-driven hip-hop hierarchy.

Nokia and Minaj Light Up Times Square

By Cory Healy April 8, 2012
I'm a huge sucker for events like these that involve Times Square's LED monitors as art rather than just advertising space (Down with Capitalism! Boo! Hiss!), and all things neon in general.
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