Logic’s “Everybody” tries hard to be enlightening but falls short of mediocre

Logic’s “Everybody” tries hard to be enlightening but falls short of mediocre

Spencer Sortman, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Top Stories

Logic has been one of my favorite rappers, however, his most recent album Everybody is extremely disappointing. Every aspect of the album is a failure, even if it was made with good intentions. Just because an album is heavily centered on social justice doesn’t make it good. Kendrick Lamar is a master of...

Von Zimmer album review

Von Zimmer album review

Kaysi Abbatoy, Reporter
March 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Von Zimmers album “Freddies Extra Teeth” has me confused. While the lyrics are a fresh look on social and political problems facing the world, the combination of hectic sound and hard to understand lines has me stumped. The lyrics are intense and make good points on the flaws of society and gov...

Wake Up! Album Review

Wake Up! Album Review

Scott Bays, Reporter
December 4, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Pope Francis is the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church but the first to drop a pop album. “Wake Up!” consists of speeches and prayers spoken by His Holiness accompanied by various singers and instrumentals. The speeches are backed by sweeping orchestral scores, ballad arrangements and Latin Am...

Album of the week: The Vamps

Album of the week: The Vamps

Jess Ashburn, Reporter
December 2, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Boy bands are always a teenage girl's favorite obsession, especially when they come out with a new album. The Vamps have recently come out with a new album, “Wake Up”, named after their single that came out previously. They are a British pop band that consists of lead singer and rhythm guitaris...

“So the flies don’t come” album review

“So the flies don’t come” album review

Scott Bays, Reporter
October 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Wisconsin based rapper Milo’s latest release takes rap in a unique direction. “So The Flies Don’t Come” is characterized by jazz influences and esoteric lyrics. Instead of standard hip-hop trappings, the raps on the album spring between topics of philosophy, race and even allusions to anime. Di...

Reviews: J.Cole- Forest Hills Drive

Reviews: J.Cole- Forest Hills Drive

Adam Abraham, Senior Staff Writer
December 15, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Hip hop artist J. Cole released his third studio-album on Tuesday with Forest Hills Drive. The Roc Nation product named the album after his childhood home, attempting not to break ties with past and hometown.  The LP comes after an alright performance in his previous album Born Sinner. It’s evident Cole is more...

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