Reviews

Christina Grimmie Refuses to be Invisible With Her First Posthumous Release

By: Kerry Gallagher// “I won’t be diminished / Eclipsed or hidden / You’re gonna see my light blaze back to life / Like a Phoenix rise” Day one of Christina Grimmie’s legacy has begun with the release of her first posthumous single “Invisible” and the girl has spoken! The New Jersey native was killed by …

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“Chained the Rhythm” by Katy Perry is Exactly What You’d Expect

By: Amanda Lee// Katy Perry is back with a new single and it’s exactly what you’d expect from her. The day before the release, glittery disco balls with headphones appeared around the world so that fans could listen to the song. Her politically fueled anthem “Chained to the Rhythm” features Skip Marley and is written …

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The Search for Everything-Wave One by John Mayer

By: Jack DeVault// The late Maya Angelou once said, “At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” The Search For Everything – Wave One, John Mayer’s new EP and first installment of his upcoming (or, ongoing) album solidifies Angelou’s assertion through …

Music & Culture

Grammys: Best and Worst Dressed

By: Alainia Conrad// “Music’s biggest night” is also a huge night for red carpet fashion. Best Dressed Solange Solange wore a sculptural gold Gucci gown reminiscent of the yellow David Laport dress she wore to the 2016 Met Gala. If Beyoncé is the prom queen, Solange is her quiet, poetry-reading, art-class-taking sister who is secretly …

Playlists

VDAY HANGOVER: A Playlist

by: Emily Beiser// We have ~363~ days until the next Valentine’s Day. For the time being, nurse your hangover from the stupid day of loneliness + in your face reminders of others’ blatant happiness with Emily’s favorite cure: MUSIC! Enjoy this playlist featuring Car Seat Headrest, My Bloody Valentine, Teen Suicide and more of your favorite uplifting …

Music & Culture

Why the Grammys Failing to Honor Christina Grimmie Won’t Diminish Her Legacy

  By: Kerry Gallagher// Eight months ago during a meet and greet in Orlando, a seemingly nervous fan approached Christina Grimmie and pulled out a black 9mm handgun shooting her three times at point-blank range just as she opened her arms to hug him. After Christina’s brother, Marcus Grimmie, tackled her murderer he pulled out …

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Celebrating Black History: A Playlist

By: Ashley Mondestin// February is a month of all kinds of long-standing traditions. There’s Groundhog Day, there’s Valentine’s Day, but the most enriching and enlightening tradition of all is Black History Month, an entire month designated to celebrate the history of black people and their culture. Black History Month and black culture in general is …