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Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The season is changing, and so should your music! Listen to some of these songs as you watch the leaves change different colors.   Pink + White - Frank Ocean Pink + White flows like an autumn breeze, and the lyrics backing up the song lead the listener to believe that Ocean thinks life is going to b...

Return of Weezy

Return of Weezy

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Lil Wayne has given his fans numerous hits since his last album, exclusively released on Tidal,  Free Weezy Album. Since that album was released in 2015, Wayne battled with Birdman, co-founder of the label Cash Money Records, along with his own label, Young Money Entertainment. This battle has been ongoin...

Winter Has Come to Mohegan Sun

Winter Has Come to Mohegan Sun

Zachary Esposito, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The evening of Sept. 28 Game of Thrones fans all over New England made their way to the Mohegan Sun Arena for a show like no other. HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of the most watched shows in the world. “The New York Times” reported that last season’s finale broke series records and raked in appro...

Spotify Hosts “Sweetener” Exhibit

Spotify Hosts “Sweetener” Exhibit

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Have you ever wanted to go inside the mind of Ariana Grande? For two days only, lucky fans were able to. On September 26, Spotify tweeted that for one weekend only they would host an exclusive exhibit inspired by Ariana Grande’s latest album, “Sweetener.” The event was held  September 29 and 30 in New Yo...

Playlist of the Week: Libra Takeover

Playlist of the Week: Libra Takeover

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

To jump into Libra season, here are songs by some famous Libras!  Beautiful- Snoop Dogg (ft. Pharrell and Charlie Wilson) “Beautiful” is a throwback sure to have you reminiscing on the early 2000s. A perfect tune to dedicate to that special someone this cuffing season. Chunky- Bruno ...

‘Lady Lady’ Shows off Masego’s New Mature Sound

‘Lady Lady’ Shows off Masego’s New Mature Sound

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Masego isn’t your average rapper. With the release of his most recent album Lady Lady, the Virginia native gives fans a new album as smooth and sexy as silk. Masego’s album sticks out with his blend of jazz, house, and trap elements. Blending these sounds is no easy feat, but the 25-year-old has...

Playlist of the Week: Homecoming 101

Playlist of the Week: Homecoming 101

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Homecoming - Here’s a crash course to the homecoming concert featuring 30H!3 and the University of New Haven’s own, Crystal Clear. DONTTRUSTME - 30H!3  With their breakout hit into the industry, 30H!3 hits listeners hard with their interesting use of lyrics and upbeat tones. My First...

Mac Miller Album Streams Skyrocket in Wake of Death

Mac Miller Album Streams Skyrocket in Wake of Death

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Malcolm James McCormick, better known as rapper Mac Miller, passed away on Sept. 7 at the age of 26.  Before his untimely passing, Miller released his fifth studio album, “Swimming,” and Aug. 3 the album peaked at the number 3 spot of the Billboard 200. In the wake of his death, streams and album...

Hozier’s New EP “Cries Power”

Hozier’s New EP “Cries Power”

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Nearly four years since Hozier’s debut album release, and five years after his five-time platinum single “Take Me to Church,” the Irish musician has released a new EP, “Nina Cried Power,” that is sure to move mountains. After much plea from fans around the world, Hozier released his latest four-...

Electricity; From Preview to Debut

Kiara Greene, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Aug. 25, Official Charts took to twitter to announce the confirmation of Dua Lipa’s track release. This was later followed by Lipa posting a short 10 second preview of the video for “Electricity” on Sept. 4, announcing the full release date as Sept. 6. In the preview video, the camera pans ove...

Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Kelsea Ballerini lit up the stage at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 7 while opening for Keith Urban on his Graffiti U World Tour. Ballerini is a country-pop singer who hit the stage in Connecticut for the first time.   She opened her performance with the title track from her most recent album “Unapologetically....

Playlist of the Week: Summer Nostalgia

Playlist of the Week: Summer Nostalgia

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Music

  Summer is officially behind us and school is in full swing. Why not listen to some songs that make you reminisce about the past three months? In My Feelings - Drake Thanks to Shiggy, a popular social media personality who posted a video of himself dancing to the song, the “In My Feelings” Challe...

Mac Miller Gone too Soon at 26

Mac Miller Gone too Soon at 26

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By far one of the  hardest things I have had to do is hear the words “Mac is gone.” My friend, Muhammad, called me to ask if I’d heard the news. I went to Google to check, as if it was a sick joke. And then I dropped my phone with my hands on my head. I didn't want to believe the young man who  ...

Top Live Music Scenes in Downtown New Haven

Top Live Music Scenes in Downtown New Haven

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

After looking into what downtown New Haven has to offer, I have come across two bars that are top contenders for a nice evening out, off campus. All the prices are reasonable for a college student. Nothing on any of the menus exceeds $24, and these locations are known for their live music. The top p...

Return of the Rap God

Return of the Rap God

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Aug. 31 Eminem released his tenth studio album, “Kamikaze” without announcements or promotion. The songs off the album express anger,not only at the criticism he faced from his previous album “Revival,” but at the general state of the rap industry. In“The Ringer,” “Fall,” and “Not ...

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