Rihanna

Freed soundtrack submits to disappointment

<em>Freed</em> soundtrack submits to disappointment

By Nicolas Jozefczyk | A&E Editor 02/15/2018 In a post-Loud world, one already blessed with Rihanna’s infamous battle cry, “Chains and whips excite me,” the assumption that the soundtrack for an S&M movie would live to embody a similar spirit of raunchiness would be a foregone conclusion. Sadly, that is not the case. Released on […]

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

02/01/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Although several celebrities at the 2018 Grammy Awards were adorned with symbolic white roses, the statement of solidarity for the initiative to end sexual harassment and gender inequality ultimately ended there. The hashtag #GrammysSoMale has been trending on social media since Sunday night, and rightfully so. The awards […]

Future’s double outing surprising yet thought-provoking

Future’s double outing surprising yet thought-provoking

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer The prolific rapper Future has released two albums in the past two weeks. The first, titled “FUTURE,” came out on Feb. 17 and the other, “HNDRXX,” on Feb. 24. Both are nothing short of phenomenal works of art, with a powerful message lying underneath their lyrics and form. The […]

Worst entertainment of 2016

Worst entertainment of 2016

Books: Patsy Walker aka Hellcat – Sean Ray I’ve read bad comic book series before. This is the only one to make me drop the idea of every reading a single issue of it ever again halfway through its debut book. Author Kate Leth infantilizes what was once a strong female character, giving her nonsense […]

The Chainsmokers criticize Gaga, Rihanna

The Chainsmokers criticize Gaga, Rihanna

By Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer The Chainsmokers might be ruling the Billboard Hot 100 chart with their song “Closer,” but recent comments might leave them closer to digging a musical grave. In an interview with “Rolling Stone” on Oct. 11, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall talked about Lady Gaga and Rihanna in a not-so-friendly […]

Rihanna returns and reinvents with ‘Anti’

Rihanna returns and reinvents with ‘Anti’

By Corey Fischer | The Duquesne Duke Rihanna has become a name synonymous with variety during her 11 years at the top of the music industry. From early hits like “Pon de Replay” and “Shut Up and Drive,” to “Umbrella,” “California King Bed” and “We Found Love,” Rihanna has exhibited time and time again that […]