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Music Midtown Aims to Bring Younger Audience, Higher Security

Music Midtown Aims to Bring Younger Audience, Higher Security

August 22, 2016

As the annual Music Midtown festival approaches fast, excitement is growing just as quickly. Atlanta’s most popular music festival is kicking off on Sept. 17-18. The line...

Guns N’ Roses Holds Once-in-a-Lifetime Reunion Tour

Molly Edlein

August 16, 2016

Filed under Audio

Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan have regrouped as the rock band Guns N’ Roses for the “Not in This Lifetime...” tour. This is the first time the group has played together since the “Use Your Illusion Tour” in 1993. Just as the tour’s name suggests, I truly never thought that Guns N’ Roses would perform again. When I learned that they were going back on tour, I immediately texted...

Strayed Outta Compton

Strayed Outta Compton

June 20, 2016

Compton, California is not an especially glamorous city. Famous for its crime, gang violence, and drug dealing, Compton has established a reputation as an incredibly dangerous plac...

Atlanta Tunes Into Tradition

William Chapman, Writer

June 20, 2016

Filed under Audio

After purchasing my tickets as soon as they were released back in the summer, my anticipation gradually began to grow. Small reminders here and there such as stories in the newspaper and pictures from last year caused my excitement to grow over the months that followed. As it got closer the the festival these reminders became more and more frequent. The week leading up it became unavoidable. All...

Q&A Kishi Bashi

Q&A Kishi Bashi

June 20, 2016

       “151a,” a traditional Japanese saying pronounced "ee-chee-go ee-chee-eh," roughly translates to "once in a lifetime chance," or more literally, "one time, o...

Meek Mill’s Latest

Meek Mill’s Latest

June 20, 2016

“Dreams Worth More Than Money,’’ Meek Mill's long-awaited second album is finally here, following the success of his debut, “Dreams and Nightmares.” Lyrically, the s...

Dr. Dre Beats Out Last Album

Kimani Palmer, Writer

June 20, 2016

Filed under Audio

Dr. Dre recently released his third and allegedly, final studio album, “Compton,” ,and a vast majority of his long time fans will be truly satisfied. Along with the unique melodic beats produced by Dr. Dre, listeners will be sure to recognize traces of his different rap styles throughout the album. The album’s timely release preceded the premiere of  "Straight outta Compton," the biopic abou...

The Battle and the Beef

The Battle and the Beef

June 20, 2016

(Joel Ryan/Associated Press) Rivalry and arguments, or so called “beef” between “whatshername” and “that other girl” is one thing, but the stakes are much higher...

The Voice of Healing and Heartbreak

The Voice of Healing and Heartbreak

June 20, 2016

  Adele has an unusual ability to sway pop culture. Unlike the slew of basic pop artists like Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and Ke$ha, Adele doesn’t try to hypnotize the masses with dance b...

The Rise of a Rebel

The Rise of a Rebel

June 20, 2016

Singer and songwriter Rihanna had established herself early on as a “pop princess,” with several Billboard number one hits, such as “Disturbia,” “Umbrella,” and “Take a B...

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