Kyron Parker records music at home. He often writes lyrics during the school day.

Musicians of Grady pursue their dreams

September 24, 2020

Being a high school student is stressful enough. Being a high school student while pursuing your dream simultaneously is even more stressful. Grady is well known for its academic and art...

Members of Kanye West's choir stand in front of a crowd during a Sunday Service performance.

Kanye West’s new album sparks controversy

November 21, 2019

After failing to release his album on September 27th, Kanye West’s album came out a month later on October 25th.  Titled Jesus is King, the album features gospel music intertwine...

Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour”, Leaves Many Wanting More

November 20, 2019

The stage goes dark.  All that can be heard is the sound of a Yamaha Disklavier piano.    Music fills the State Farm Arena and the song is easily recognized.  Cheering begins t...

Lil Nas X performs during Day 3 of the 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 8 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lil Nas X breaks records with “Old Town Road”

August 29, 2019

  Lil Nas X the 20-year-old Georgia superstar strikes gold with his single “Old Town Road”.  With “Old Town Road Nas attempts to blend hip hop and country and succeeds flawl...

Sigrid's new album,

Norwegian artist releases new album “Sucker Punch”

April 23, 2019

Norway’s up and coming pop artist, Sigrid, may not be a household name, but she will be soon. With her debut album, Sucker Punch, Sigrid’s infectious vocals hit hard softly,...

Alec Benjamin: upcoming artist

March 6, 2019

Alec Benjamin, a 24-year-old from Phoenix, Arizona is a rising singer-songwriter. In 2014, he released his breakthrough single “Paper Crown” in his dorm room at the Univers...

Avengers: Infinity War, Roma, and Black Panther were a few of Nexus’ favorite movies of the year. Black Panther: The Album, Golden Hour, and Kids See Ghosts were some of the year’s notable albums.

Nexus’ Best Movies and Music of 2018

February 4, 2019

2018 was a monumental year for films and music. The first Marvel movie with a mostly black cast, Black Panther, was released. Cardi B became the first female rapper with three ...

The album cover depicts Khalid sitting on the curb of a yellow brick house underneath a rich, blue sky, showing viewers El Paso through Khalid's eyes.

Khalid explores new styles of music in his second album

December 4, 2018

Released October 19, Khalid’s newest project, an album titled “Suncity”, graced the ears of Americans around the country. A follow up to his 2017 double platinum debut albu...

A large amount of the trash in Piedmont Park from Music Midtown comes from plastic bottles.

Totally trashed: How Music Midtown generates its own waste

October 21, 2018

At the end of the first night of Music Midtown, as the festival goers were stumbling away, I looked out across the expanse of the Piedmont Park meadow. A sea of trash stretche...

Clairo performing her hit

Clairo, more than a pretty girl

September 27, 2018

Rising star, Claire Cottrill known by her stage name Clairo, is undeniably going to gain popularity at a rapid rate. On August 23rd she played at a small venue in Little Five Points...

The stage opened up to show a live band and included two runways, fire effects, and strobe lights.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z wow fans on their “On The Run” tour

September 14, 2018

Beyoncé and Jay-Z performed in Atlanta last weekend on their sold-out “On the Run II” tour. The famous couple performed  August 25th and 26th at Mercedes- Benz Stadium in fr...

Music Midtown's 2018 logo. (Courtesy of Music Midtown)

Music Midtown: Everything to know before the festival

September 13, 2018

Georgia’s biggest music festival returns to Atlanta for the 20th Music Midtown. The festival will take place on September 16th and 17th and as the date approaches excitement ...

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