“Starboy” Is Simply Satisfying

January 9, 2017

Last year, we saw outstanding releases from Beyonce, Frank Ocean, Young Thug, Rihanna, Kanye West, Bon Iver, and plenty of others. It’s a bold move to release an album after ...

Grady Orchestra Pulls Strings for Carnegie Hall Trip

October 19, 2016

This year, the Grady Philharmonic Orchestra will be traveling to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. On Tuesday, April 11, the Orchestra will depart from Atlanta on a c...

A Painful Past, A Promising Present

A Painful Past, A Promising Present

September 6, 2016

After Frank Ocean released his first album, "Channel Orange," in 2012 to great critical acclaim, the press and the public eagerly awaited his next work. What followed was a four-year...

No, His Name Is Jeffery

September 6, 2016

Young Thug is famous for creating unique and catchy music. On August 25, his new mixtape “No, my name is Jeffery” dropped. The mixtape introduces an entirely new style of rappin...

Worth The Wait

August 23, 2016

In July 2012, Frank Ocean posted a heartfelt note on his Tumblr that shook the media just days before the release of his first studio album Channel Orange. The note explained the inspirat...

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

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

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

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

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...

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