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The Life of Pablo mixes West’s past

February 22, 2016

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Rapper Kanye West released his long-awaited studio album, The Life of Pablo exclusively to TIdal, the subscription-based music-streaming service. It’s an intentionally messy album of many different styles, feelings and artists. There are parts of this album that make you feel like you’re in church, parts that feel like you’re partying and parts that are laid back. The...

Black artists bring needed attention to cultural issues

February 22, 2016

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BY TARAH JOHNSON [email protected] This year’s Black History Month has completely opened up the stage for African-American artists, with big stars like Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar producing more and more works of black excellence. Both of these prestigious artists have made their marks on not only black America but the rest as the nation as well, preaching...

FASHION: SENIOR ASSATA BAKER

February 22, 2016

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Youthful trends combine with classy sophistication BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] What would you describe your style as? I would say my style is more mature, I don’t want to say in general. But for a high schooler it’s a little bit more out there and classy Is there anyone or anything that inspires the way you dress and how you style yourself? Not neces...

Revived show highlights student artistry

February 22, 2016

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BY KYLIE IRWIN [email protected] Roseville High School held its first talent show at the school in six years. Junior Parker Crews emceed the show. Since there hasn’t been a show in six years, a few kinks along the way were expected. The lighting seemed to be off, and at times you could see a bit of what was going on backstage. But, since it was the first in...

Deadpool lacks professionalism

February 22, 2016

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BY VICTORIA WILKINSON [email protected] Deadpool, the Marvel film which has been highly anticipated by many, came out Feb. 12. While some people found it to be obnoxious and juvenile, the movie was humorous with a somewhat intriguing plot line, depending on your sense of humor. A lot of the jokes and references made throughout the film were ill-humored and...

Adele says “Hello” to new level of emotional depth with 25

December 14, 2015

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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] After teasing the world with “Hello,” Adele finally released her full album - 25 on Nov. 20. Her last album, 21, seemed almost impossible but 25 exceeded my already high expectations of Adele. Adele, following suit from her last two albums, titled the album 25 accordingly with the age she was when she wrote the songs...

Fallout 4 impresses with wide scope

December 14, 2015

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BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] There is something about Bethesda’s open world titles that always seem to give them that edge over the competition. This success primarily lies not in dazzling graphics or gameplay mechanics, but in their storytelling and remarkable ability to engage players in the world they themselves have helped to shape. Fallout 4 delivers...

CONCUSSION

December 14, 2015

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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Concussion brings to light the horrors of football injuries. The movie is based on a true story in which pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers the prevalence of concussions and other brain injuries in the NFL and how horrible the symptoms truly are. The doctor reveals how terrible concussions are and how t...

J. Cole-produced album highlights the underground

December 14, 2015

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BY BEN FURDEK [email protected] Rapper J. Cole’s label Dreamville dropped a collaboration album, Revenge of the Dreamers 2, starring rappers Bas, Omen, Cozz, Ari Lennox, Lute and features from Donnie Trumpet and Correy C. J. Cole made appearances in three songs on the album. He uses this album to put the young rappers signed to his label on the map and ...

STAR WARS

December 14, 2015

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BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] This Friday, the force might actually awaken with the premiere of the 7th installment in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The anticipation for the return of Star Wars at this point is almost palpa(tine)ble and at this point I am just ready to watch the movie. The periodic trailers have been going around just to...

Bieber makes successful comeback with Purpose

December 14, 2015

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BY DESTINE KYUBWA [email protected] Hit pop artist Justin Bieber released his fourth album, Purpose on Nov. 13 and I am pleased to say he absolutely didn’t disappoint. His long anticipated album caught the eyes of many. The social media presence on Purpose was so significant, many expressed their new respect for him on Twitter. Many others and I would agree ...

THE REVENANT

December 14, 2015

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BY MARC CHAPPELLE [email protected] Leading man Leonardo DiCaprio should be able to bolster The Revenant into something truly engaging. Early critics on Twitter say this movie may finally land an Oscar in DiCaprio’s hands. It tells the story of redemption for an 1823 American frontiersman left for dead and his vows to get revenge. I have great faith in direc...