Music & Culture

Everything You Need to Know About Yeezy Season 5

By: Alainia Conrad// “I think people just wear yoga pants and sweatshirts, and I wanted to make the most beautiful version of that possible.” Kanye West made a name for himself in the fashion industry by designing seemingly “regular” clothing for his Yeezy Season collections— fully embracing the athleisure trend with lines of bomber jackets, …

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LANY to Join John Mayer on The Search for Everything Tour

By: Jordyn Tilchen// For many, success in the music industry can often feel mythical and out of reach. In 2014, when the alt-pop trio LANY was formed, the band felt that exact uncertainty. Now, after several years of success without even a full-length album to their name, the three friends are gearing up to go …

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Did Katy Perry’s Head-Shaving Comment Take It Too Far?

By: Amanda Meyer// Ten years ago Britney Spears suffered one of the worst public celebrity mental breakdowns in history. There are many things that are still kept hidden about the situation and what exactly happened behind closed doors, but when it comes down to it, all we know is that it was a really messy …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …