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Trippie Redd fails to meet high expectations with ‘!’

Trippie Redd fails to meet high expectations with ‘!’

Zeke Yarbrough, Staff Writer

August 23, 2019

On Aug. 9, 2019, Canton, Ohio native, Michael White IV, also known as Trippie Redd, released his sophomore studio album, “!” (pronounced exclamation mark). The album has a run time of 38 minutes and 22 seconds. A highly anticipated release, it peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, tying with h...

New show ‘Shrill’ relatable, coming-of-age tale

New show ‘Shrill’ relatable, coming-of-age tale

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2019

Hulu’s newest Hulu Original show, "Shrill," is quite possibly what mainstream America has been needing. The show, named after the book it’s adapted from, is the story of Annie, a full-figured journalist who’s trying her hardest to balance her life and self-concept in a world full of people w...

Charger Crossword Puzzle Answers

Charger Crossword Puzzle Answers

Eve Gershon, Features Editor, Business Manager

February 28, 2019

‘Glass’ combines well-written story, cast

‘Glass’ combines well-written story, cast

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Wrapping up the stories from the movies “Unbreakable” and “Split,” M. Night Shyamalan’s 2019 superhero thriller “Glass” combines a wonderfully written story and a well-known cast to create a thrilling yet enjoyable film. Shyamalan, just like most of his works, wrote, produced and directed...

‘You’ captures attention as addictive social media horror story

‘You’ captures attention as addictive social media horror story

Wesley Warrington, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

The Netflix original TV series “You,” which is based on Caroline Kepnes’ book: “You,” has gained an immense amount of popularity since it was released in September. The first season of this show, with only 10 episodes, successfully captures viewers’ attention with its dramatic plot that p...

XXXTENTACION’s first posthumous album ‘Skins’ is a mysterious roller coaster experience

XXXTENTACION’s first posthumous album ‘Skins’ is a mysterious roller coaster experience

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

XXXTENTACION’s time in the limelight was short and filled with controversy, but the impact he made in his short career was nothing short of astounding. His exposure to the mainstream has grown exponentially since he was fatally shot outside of a motorcycle dealership on June 18th. He ranked third behind...

Tory Lanez exceeds wildest expectations with fantastic new album ‘Love Me Now’

Tory Lanez exceeds wildest expectations with fantastic new album ‘Love Me Now’

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Canadian-born rapper and singer Tory Lanez, while unfortunately underrated, is no stranger to the rap game. He has released two studio albums, I Told You and Memories Don’t Die, as well as a plethora of mixtapes, including four installments of his Chixtape series, a collection of romantic R&B ...

Blackkklansman focuses on race, sign of times

Blackkklansman focuses on race, sign of times

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

September 5, 2018

Spike Lee, worldwide known director for his movies tackling race in America, has truly outdone himself in what critics are calling the best Spike Lee Joint, ironically entitled “BlacKkKlansman.” Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman," released on Friday, Aug. 10, welcomed the year anniversary of the horrific...

Trippie Redd impresses with diverse debut album “Life’s a Trip”

Trippie Redd impresses with diverse debut album “Life’s a Trip”

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

August 13, 2018

On Friday, Aug. 10, 19-year-old Ohio-born singer and rapper Trippie Redd released his debut studio album “Life’s a Trip.” He has previously collaborated with artists such as Chris Brown, Swae Lee, and XXXTENTACION. It is his first full length project since releasing his mixtape “A Love Letter...

Mississippi-born rap duo Rae Sremmurd releases standout triple-disk album “Sremmlife 3”

Mississippi-born rap duo Rae Sremmurd releases standout triple-disk album “Sremmlife 3”

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

On May 4, Tupelo-born rap duo Rae Sremmurd, consisting of brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, released their third studio album “Sremmlife 3.” The album consists of three discs: “Swaecation,” a solo album by Swae Lee, “Jxmtro,” a solo album by Slim Jxmmi, and “SR3MM,” a collaborative e...

Rapper J. Cole tackles controversial subjects, impresses with surprise album “KOD”

Rapper J. Cole tackles controversial subjects, impresses with surprise album “KOD”

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

“Kids on Drugs,” “King Overdosed,” “Kill Our Demons.” According to rapper J. Cole, his new album “KOD” takes on all three of those meanings. While Cole has never been one to avoid controversial subjects, he uses this album more than any of his past to address problems he sees with hip-hop ...

2018 Spring Movies

2018 Spring Movies

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

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