Always Ascending Review

by Alex Marchante Nearly a decade and a half has passed since Glasgow band Franz Ferdinand released their hit single “Take Me Out” as part of their first, self-titled album in 2004. In 2018, the band released Always Ascending, their fifth studio album and first effort after the departure of original band member Nick McCarthy who…

Best Hip Hop Albums of 2017

by Sammy Smith This year has been a great year for hip hop. With the genre being more popular than ever, fans were able to witness the rise of hip hop to America’s No. 1 choice in music. The genre and the culture dominated conversations everywhere from Cardi B’s rise to stardom to Grammy nominations. With…

Who is AteloMidas? Behind the Scenes with Anonymous Rapper

By Sammy Smith On the evening of Monday, November 13, in a dark art classroom on the second floor of the Lamar Dodd School of Art, a young man walks in the room for an interview, sits in a chair and asks me one question. “You sure they won’t be able to see my face?”…

Our Trap Beyoncé: Cardi B

            By Jayla Johnson All I can say is, 2017 has been the year for Cardi B! Within three years, Cardi B went from “A regular, degular, shmegular girl from the Bronx”, to topping the music charts with her most successful single, Bodak Yellow to getting engaged to her fiancé Offset….

ELITE Top 25 Most Impactful Albums of Our Generation

Impactful (adj) 1. having or manifesting a great impact or effect         In this list, we examine of Top 25 Most Impactful Albums of generation. This list will look at albums dated from 1993 to present day. When we look at Impact, we are assessing how the album motivated and galvanized society at its release date and even still today….