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60th Grammy Awards: Win Some, Lose More

60th Grammy Awards: Win Some, Lose More

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television

In the city that never sleeps, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards were held at Madison Square Garden Sunday (Jan. 28) night. There had been much talk about the nominations stemming from Best New Artist to Album of the Year. Although people expected a somewhat exciting and thrilling show with the string of...

Spotify Weekly: Lonely Hearts Club

Spotify Weekly: Lonely Hearts Club

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

‘Tis the season to be cynical: Valentine’s Day is around the corner! If you’re single, your heart is broken, or you think that Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday, this playlist is perfect for you: Worry — Jack Garratt A simple electronic instrumental complements Garratt’s vocals while he pines over a girl that’s a...

Spotify Weekly: Alternative Picks

Spotify Weekly: Alternative Picks

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

This playlist mixes soft, mellow tunes to help you underwind and upbeat, party-ready tracks that are sure to suit any mood: Astronaut (Something About Your Love) — Mansionair This track mixes soft angelic vocals with electronic backup vocals. Broken — Lovelytheband “Broken” is  a heartwarming love song that embraces that humans are perf...

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Hip-Hop/R&B record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) announced Monday morning that they are going on tour. “TDE: The Championship Tour”, kicks off in Vancouver, CA on May 4, 2018, and concludes in Pittsburgh, PA on June 16, 2018. The lineup features some of Top Dawg’s most popular artists:...

Fall Out Boy’s Lyrics Remain Timeless on M A N I A

Fall Out Boy’s Lyrics Remain Timeless on M A N I A

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Jan. 19, Fall Out Boy released their long-awaited album M A N I A. The album features a combination of love songs and inspirational anthems, all accompanied by a catchy melody and a steady pulse. The album opens with the iconic single “Young and Menace.” This song tells the band’s own st...

Governor’s Ball Music Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Governor’s Ball Music Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The annual Governor’s Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City has finally released its final schedule. Taking place June first through third, the three-day festival is always highly anticipated because of its well-rounded roster of popular and fresh upcoming artists. Originally,...

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Jan. 27 2017, hip-hop trio Migos released their second studio album Culture. Though it has only been certified as platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, the vast majority have all listened to at least one track: the album peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, likely due to the...

Spotify Playlist: New Year, New Music

Spotify Playlist: New Year, New Music

Khalil Rodgers, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Follow @ChargerBulletin on Spotify The following artists have recently released new music. These songs should be on heavy rotation in your music libraries for a great start to a new year: God’s Plan – Drake Drake returns with two song EP Scary Hour, his first release since his June releas...

Camila Cabello’s Self-Titled Debut

Camila Cabello’s Self-Titled Debut

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Camila Cabello’s debut album Camila soared to charts on its release day Friday, Feb 12. The much anticipated album is the first solo album since her departure from Fifth Harmony in 2016. Cabello’s album charted #1 in 100 countries following its release. The album has eleven songs, all co-written by Cabello, focusing on themes of...

2018 Promises a Productive Year in Hip-Hop

2018 Promises a Productive Year in Hip-Hop

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

2017 was an exceptional year for hip-hop artists: for the first time ever, the highly-regarded Nielsen Music report has declared R&B and hip-hop as the top genre in the United States, dethroning rock’s consumption by 2.1 percent. For those who keep up with the latest and most successful releases,...

Miguel’s War & Leisure Review

Miguel’s War & Leisure Review

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Miguel’s highly anticipated fourth studio album has finally arrived. After a slow start to 2017, the R&B singer released his album War & Leisure, which explores the sounds of psychedelic funk and combines sexual vibrations with political energy. War & Leisure serves as a means of es...

REVIEW: Jaden Smith’s “Syre”

REVIEW: Jaden Smith’s “Syre”

Julissa Castillo, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Friday, Nov. 17, rapper Jaden Smith released his debut studio album, Syre, through MSFTSMusic and Roc Nation. The album consists of 17 tracks and the genres include alternative hip-hop, electronica, and R&B. It features artists A$AP Rocky and Raury, as well as vocals provided by Pia Mia, Kevin Abs...

Experiential Learning Through Purebred Records

Experiential Learning Through Purebred Records

Quiana Criales, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Student Life

Purebred Records is an independent student-run record label created at the University of New Haven. Purebred is an entity of the music industry designed to “familiarize students with the organization of independent record labels through experiential learning” according to Taryne Ross, member of the l...

Taylor Swift Has a New “Reputation”

Taylor Swift Has a New “Reputation”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The wait of teasers and clues is over as Taylor Swift has dropped her sixth studio album Reputation which came out on Friday Nov 10. Since its debut, the album has sold over 1 million physical copies and is number one on iTunes. Swift continued her trend of witholding her music from streaming servic...

Sia’s “Everyday is Christmas” is Here for the Holidays

Sia’s “Everyday is Christmas” is Here for the Holidays

Julissa Castillo, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Australian singer-songwriter/record producer Sia released her eighth studio album and  first Christmas album Everyday is Christmas, by Atlantic Records and Monkey Puzzle on Friday, Nov. 17. The album consists of 10 songs, featuring original songs co-written and co-produced with Greg Kurstin. The lead ...

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