One Side of the Story

by Isaiah Joseph Minority representation, more specifically African-American representation and success in film has been an ascendant force lately. From Moonlight snagging Best Picture during the 2017 Oscars, movies like Hidden Figures shining light on stories that have lied in darkness and not quite fully been told, to some of television’s highest rated shows consisting…

A Piece of Home

by Alsherrae’ Ray One of the main shows buzzing around TV right now (almost overshadowing the beloved Empire), is Donald Glover’s Atlanta. Deputing in September, the show exceeded viewer’s expectations. From the trailers, it was bound to be something amazing. I was one of those people who constantly retweeted every trailer and corresponding tweet about what…

My honest opinion of Views

By Maceo Maddox Yes, I’m aware that Views came out some time ago but one cannot diagnose an album from the first few listens. It takes time and listen after listen to fully grasp the concept, lyrics and progression from start to finish. I can now say that I have reached that point.. Drake’s platform…

The prisoner’s dilemma

By Tony Walsh   Recently, I was listening to Kendrick Lamar’s surprise album, untitled unmastered. and it reminded me of what a great project his 2015 Grammy award-winning album To Pimp a Butterfly was. If you haven’t gotten the chance to experience either projects, go give them a listen. But, not until you read this,…

For all?

By Brian Lucear On February 14, 2016, after much anticipation, Kanye West officially released his seventh solo studio album The Life of Pablo As Ye finished his Saturday Night Life performance of “Ultralight Beam,” he frantically and maniacally announced to the world that the album was now available…on Tidal.com. Eager fans immediately downloaded the app…

Entertainment: Year in Review

By Brandi Patterson In no Specific Order Caitlyn Jenner She was once known as the “World’s Greatest Athlete” and the father to reality tv’s First Family. In April, Bruce Jenner came out as a transgender woman during a record-breaking 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer. Just two months later, Jenner graced the cover of Vanity Fair…

Battle Royale: Late Night Talk Shows

By Corey Knapp Your homework is done, your team just won, or your favorite primetime show closed with a cliffhanger.  What channel do you turn to next?  Or perhaps the better question-who do you turn to next? The late night television spectrum has transformed and is once again fully stacked with talented personalities that can…

Cafe Soul Does it Again…

By Brandi Patterson The Black Affairs Council held their annual event, Café Soul, in the Memorial Hall Ballroom this past Tuesday evening. Cafe Soul is a talent showcase catered toward the minority students at the University of Georgia. The night was filled with beautiful metaphors, sultry songs and vocals, and graceful bodies as the performers…

What A Time To Be Alive Review

By Rahul Sharma This is Future’s universe; we’re just lucky to be a part of it. 2015 has been the best year of Future’s 5+ year career, and his recent hot streak started in late 2014 when he released Monster, the first mixtape that would kick-start his unprecedented streak of projects through 2015. Since then,…

It’s Miller TIme?

By Maceo Maddox Mac Miller’s tenure in the rap game has been an interesting one, marked with ups and downs in regard to quality and subject matter alike. His breakthrough mixtape, K.I.D.S, was met with much deserved acclaim, presenting lax rhymes over nice drum-kicks, which combined for a very refreshing and light experience. Next, now…

90059 Review: TDE’s Sophomore Slump or Surge?

By Emmanuel Agyemang With the release of Jay Rock’s 90059, all four original members of Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q, and Jay Rock) have now dropped two albums since forming TDE. After such a phenomenal quartet of debuts (I’m counting Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City as Kendrick’s debut since Section.80 was technically independent), I…