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Everything I Wanted Billie Eilish


Ellie Sherry — Reporter This past Wednesday, Billie Eilish released her first song since dropping her debut in March of this year. The song is entitled “Everything I Wanted.” The song was written because she had a nightmare where she killed herself and no one cared, cried or was sad about her death. She then tributes her brother in the chorus, who

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Frank Ocean’s short and sweet singles explore new territory


Jackson Volenec — Reporter Frank Ocean released a new single called “In My Room,” following up his other recently released single called “DHL,” two tracks that are exploring new sonic territory for him. Ocean has been one of the most influential artists of the 2010s, as he had quickly established a name for himself and rose to the top seemingly

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Surprise EP ‘Feet of Clay’ reflects a new unique style


Jackson Volenec — Reporter Rapper Earl Sweatshirt has released the surprise EP “Feet of Clay,” following his critically acclaimed album release last year “Some Rap Songs,” featuring seven tracks and 15 total minutes of runtime. Earl Sweatshirt is an artist who rose to prominence in the wave of hype from the influential music group Odd Future, being one of the

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Kanye West disappoints with delayed album drop


Jackson Volenec — Reporter Kanye West released his highly anticipated album “Jesus Is King” on Oct. 25, releasing several months after the date he had originally stated on social media. Kanye has consistently been on the forefront of headlines and celebrity tabloids for years, as he has consistently garnered media attention whenever he feels like it. For his most recent album

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Review: Odom’s single ‘Under Pressure’ inspired by mentors and movies


Jacob Waring — Online Editor Rarely does music nowadays function as a synchronized dance between the vocalist and the musical elements embedded within a song. However, “Under Pressure” by Leslie Odom Jr is exactly that. “Under Pressure” dropped on Sept. 13 and will be one of the songs featured in Odom’s upcoming album, “Mr,” that’s dropping in November. His light

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Danny Brown makes his own ‘Best Life’


Jackson Volenec — Reporter In the new single “Best Life” from rapper Danny Brown’s upcoming new album, the artist uses the talents and skills he has obtained throughout his career, but with a simple throwback style that reminisces his first albums and the 90’s boom-bap rap music that inspired them. This is not an observation that requires deep analysis, as

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SiR’s “Chasing Summer” captures the season


Essence Boyd — News Editor Singer, songwriter and record producer Sir Darryl Francis, better known as “SiR,” debuted his second official album “Chasing Summer” on Aug. 30, and it is definitely a mood. The 14-track album is not chasing anything as it places you back into those steamy summer days and unforgettable summer nights. The album includes features from artists

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