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“I’ve Been Waiting” A Tribute to Lil Peep

“I’ve Been Waiting” A Tribute to Lil Peep

Ilana Morris, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2019

On April 10, iLoveMakonnen released a new music video for “I’ve Been Waiting” in tribute to Lil Peep, who died of a drug overdose in Nov. 2017. “I’ve Been Waiting” is a track that the two artists  collaborated on before the rapper’s untimely death. The new music video features the famous...

A Review of Billie Eilish’s Debut Album

A Review of Billie Eilish’s Debut Album

Meghan Mahar, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

Billie Eilish released her debut album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” On March 29, receiving an exceptional amount of praise. The 17-year-old singer’s first release was widely anticipated. Billie’s sharp rise in popularity came from her first single supported by Interscope in 2016,...

Offset Releases “Father of 4” Album

Offset Releases “Father of 4” Album

Kayla Mutchler, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2019

Offset, of Migos, is back and with a different sound. He takes a break from his usual lyrics of money, fame, and jewelry, and describes family, relationships, and overcoming addiction on his new album, “Father of 4.” The album released on Feb. 22, peaking at number four in its first week on the B...

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

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...

“Black Panther” Tracklist

“Black Panther” Tracklist

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

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...

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

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

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...

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Demi Lovato Releases her 6th Studio Album

Demi Lovato Releases her 6th Studio Album

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

With her first new album in two years, Demi Lovato has done it again. Tell Me You Love Me was released on Friday, Sept 29 and instantly reached number one on iTunes. The album has twelve songs, while the deluxe edition features fifteen. Fans are happy she has returned with new music and are loving ...

Let’s Go on a Trip: Jhene Aiko Album Review

Let’s Go on a Trip: Jhene Aiko Album Review

Kayra Clouden, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Jhené Aiko has taken us on yet another journey with her new album Trip, which was released on Thursday, Sept. 20. In addition to the album, Aiko also dropped a short film entitled Trip, which uses the songs from the album as it explores the life of Penny, a young woman Aiko plays that is struggling to move on past her brother’s deat...

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