Logic’s Young Sinatra IV timeless, but poignant

Logic’s <em>Young Sinatra IV</em> timeless, but poignant

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 10/04/18 Logic dropped his newest album, Young Sinatra IV, on Sept. 20. This long-awaited project by the American rapper checks several boxes, such as making a powerful political statement, as well as honoring the legacy of one of the most iconic musicians of the 20th century, Frank Sinatra. While the […]

VMAs poorly-paced mess, despite big acts

VMAs poorly-paced mess, despite big acts

Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer 08/23/18 What does someone get when MTV, musicians and an unorganized award show are combined? The 2018 VMAs. Without a host to keep pace, this year’s event seemed completely unprepared. Cardi B opened the night with some jokes that did not quite land with the entire crowd, while swaddling something […]

Rapture showcases rappers’ backstories, inspirations

<em>Rapture</em> showcases rappers’ backstories, inspirations

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 Hip-hop has evolved significantly in its short lifetime, from the classic cyphers to the East Coast-West Coast war that dominated the ’90s to the global phenomenon that it is today. As can be expected from anything that garnered so much influence in such a short time, various pockets of […]

Logic’s Bobby Tarantino II portrays authenticity

Logic’s <em>Bobby Tarantino II</em> portrays authenticity

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 Logic’s new mixtape Bobby Tarantino II, debuted March 9, and it’s likely not for fans of Logic’s previous work on Everybody. The music opens up with an introduction starring pop-culture icons and cartoon characters Rick and Morty. In this opening, the two debate whether to listen to “mixtape” […]

60th Grammys epitomizes gender inequalities

60th Grammys epitomizes gender inequalities

By Nicolas Jozefczyk | A&E Editor 02/01/2018 The 60th Annual Grammy Awards encapsulated strength, vulnerability and, quite frankly, too many honors for Bruno Mars. Unlike last year, the show did not stand out in terms of comedic breaks, but held strong with some jaw-dropping and tear-jerking performances from incredible artists. Opening this year’s show, Kendrick […]