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‘Dirty Computer’ Review

‘Dirty Computer’ Review

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Janelle Monáe has always been a woman of mystery, and her approach to her upcoming LP, “Dirty Computer,” is exactly that. She has crafted an amazing, intricate world based on science fiction and Afrofuturism. Monáe released her first two singles in late February. “Django Jane,” which plays...

Cardi B vs Twitter Backlash

Cardi B vs Twitter Backlash

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Hip-hop’s newest princess Cardi B recently came under fire on twitter this week for twerking during her performance at Coachella. Cardi B debuted her baby bump on Saturday Night Live last week, to the surprise but glee of her fans. However, the reception of her behavior at Coachella was not the ...

Post Malone Dropping New Album Later This Month

Post Malone Dropping New Album Later This Month

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Austin Richard Post, better known as Post Malone, is a 22-year-old hip-hop/R&B artist from New York. In July of 2015, Post released “White Iverson” and a month later he was signed to Republic Records. Since then, he has collaborated with multiple artists such as 21 Savage, 50 Cent, and Kanye...

Ariana Grande Debuts New Single ‘No Tears Left To Cry’

Ariana Grande Debuts New Single ‘No Tears Left To Cry’

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Ariana Grande released her newest single off her fourth studio album, “No Tears Left To Cry” on Friday. Fans speculated a song with that title would be coming as friends and family close to Grande began posting photos of themselves in a sweatshirt with the words “No Tears Left To Cry on it.” Grande also began adding teardrops ...

TWLOHA Hosts Benefit Concert

TWLOHA Hosts Benefit Concert

Nicole Rivera, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Student Life

Thursday night (April 5), To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) hosted their sixth annual benefit concert which included performances from Crystal Clear who opened for the headlining band Keep It Quiet. Both bands had the audience jamming out to their performances, and everyone seemed to be having a ...

Spring Weekend Lineup Includes A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Cheat Codes

Spring Weekend Lineup Includes A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Cheat Codes

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Student Life

SCOPE announced that this year’s Spring Weekend  will feature comedians Chris DiStefano and Nicole Byer, and musical guests Cheat Codes and A-Boogie wit da Hoodie. The weekend will kick off with a concert performance by A-Boogie at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in the Beckerman Recreation Center, ...

Shawn Mendes Releases Two New Singles

Shawn Mendes Releases Two New Singles

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

In late March, Shawn Mendes changed his social media profile pictures to a light pink and fans knew he was teasing something. Not only did he release his first single “In My Blood” on March 22, on March 23, hours later he released a second single “Lost In Japan.” “Wanted to give you another...

Drake’s “God’s Plan” Encourages Acts of Kindness

Drake’s “God’s Plan” Encourages Acts of Kindness

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Toronto rapper, Drake, is getting a lot of attention after the release of his video for his first single of 2018, “God’s Plan.” The video, which has been on YouTube since Feb. 16, depicted Drake performing charitable acts such as surprising students with scholarships and footing the bill for everyone...

Popular Artists Announce 2018 Tours

Popular Artists Announce 2018 Tours

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

In the past month, artists and bands such as Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Ozzy Osbourne, Post Malone and Thirty Seconds to Mars have announced that they will be going on tour. On Feb 12, Bruno Mars announced the final leg to his “24K Magic Tour.” The original tour began last March and ended in Oct...

Spotify Weekly: Creative Covers

Spotify Weekly: Creative Covers

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

When an artist releases a song that fans think is perfect, there is little room left to improve upon it. Remixes and covers are generally detested by fans of the original artist. However, not all are bad. Here are some quality covers of well-known songs: I’m Not The Only One — Dua Lipa If you’re only familiar with Dua Lipa through her song “New Rules,” your mind will...

Streaming Wars: Spotify vs. Apple Music

Streaming Wars: Spotify vs. Apple Music

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Since its debut in 2015, Apple Music has evolved from an uncertain addition to a strong competitor against its top rival, Spotify. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple Music is set to surpass Spotify in U.S. subscribers as soon as this year. The integration of Apple Music into the Apple dev...

“Black Panther” Tracklist

“Black Panther” Tracklist

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Music

Marvel’s highly anticipated movie Black Panther, just dropped its soundtrack, and no one was ready. Kendrick Lamar teased the photo of the soundtrack on his Instagram to the glee of all of his followers and everyone waiting for the movie’s release. The vibe of the movie just based off of the soundtrack...

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...

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