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Impact Mixtape | “Malcolm in the Middle just came on” by Mason Vore

Impact Mixtape | “Malcolm in the Middle just came on” by Mason Vore

Mason Vore, Malcom in the Middle Fanatic February 24, 2021

My Impact Mixtape is about the greatest early 2000s sitcom of all time, Malcolm in the Middle,  and how hype I get every time I watch it.  This playlist is made up of songs that are like a Baja Blast...

I’ll Teach Him To Be Brave |

I’ll Teach Him To Be Brave | “If I Have A Son” by Ruth B. feat. The Harlem Gospel Travelers

Kale Guenther and February 24, 2021

On Feb. 12, singer-songwriter Ruth B., known for her hit song “Lost Boy,” released an updated version of her song “If I Have A Son” for Black History Month. This version includes the background...

The Law of Attraction | “Gravity” Brent Faiyaz & DJ Dahi feat. Tyler The Creator

The Law of Attraction | “Gravity” Brent Faiyaz & DJ Dahi feat. Tyler The Creator

Paige Drob, Writer/Volunteer February 23, 2021

In late January, Maryland native and R&B singer-songwriter and producer Brent Faiyaz released a new single titled “Gravity.” This Newtonian-titled track was produced by Dj Dahi, who is known for...

Embodying an Icon |

Embodying an Icon | “Grace Jones” by maassai

Nick Quebbeman, Music Director February 22, 2021

This song is a joint effort between two up and coming artists, Brooklyn-based rapper maassai and South Carolina-based producer Contour. Grace Jones, the Jamaican singer and songwriter, perhaps best known...

New Music Monday | Hello Cosmos, Future Islands and Cloe Wilder

New Music Monday | Hello Cosmos, Future Islands and Cloe Wilder

Music Review Team February 22, 2021

Hello Cosmos - “Raise the Dawn” This album was pretty entertaining and fun. The song “Raise the Dawn” stuck out. For whatever reason, every time the frontman would sing, I felt as if Bobby...

Playlist |

Playlist | “Black Artists I Grew Up Hearing” from Tasia Bass

Tasia Bass, Writer/Volunteer February 19, 2021

To my mother, music is as important as breathing air. I grew up hearing music from Whitney Houston, Anita Baker and Stevie Wonder all the time. While my friends could recite every Britney Spears or Destiny's...

We Play It For The Music | Jet Grind Radio

We Play It For The Music | Jet Grind Radio

Matt Cruz, Writer/Volunteer February 19, 2021

The 1990s and its monolithic legacy is something of an inescapable omnipresence in pop culture.  Hip hop was seemingly on every corner, creating a collage of unique rhythms and thought throughout a fluorescent...

A Head-Bopping Outcry |

A Head-Bopping Outcry | “Somethin’ Ain’t Right” by Masego ft. JID & Rapsody

Noah Bosch, Writer/Volunteer February 19, 2021

Judas and the Black Messiah is a harrowing tale of suffering and oppression, so ripe with tension and despair it can be difficult to stomach—which is all the more reason for it to be respected. The...

The Matriarch of Rock and Roll |

The Matriarch of Rock and Roll | “Precious Memories” by Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Abbi Wynsma, Audio Engineer February 18, 2021

For this throwback Thursday, we’re doing something never done before—we’re taking y’all to church with “Precious Memories” by Sister Rosetta Tharpe.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsrzOqYVcI4   The...

‘I Made my Dad want to Rap’ | “Ramsey” by Seafood Sam

‘I Made my Dad want to Rap’ | “Ramsey” by Seafood Sam

Jadyn Morris, Writer/Volunteer February 16, 2021

Ok, so you’re probably curious about who Seafood Sam is. Rest be assured, this isn’t an advertisement for a sketchy seafood restaurant. A rapper hailing from Long Beach, California, Seafood Sam is...

Left Craving More |

Left Craving More | “Opus” by Black Country, New Road

Nick Quebbeman, Music Director February 15, 2021

Black Country, New Road, an experimental rock band from London, are masters of many things, despite the fact that they are about the same age as me—a college senior. They are clearly masters of their...

We Watch It For The Music | 10 Things I Hate About You

We Watch It For The Music | 10 Things I Hate About You

Nicole Damron, Writer/Volunteer February 15, 2021

“I guess, in this society, being male and an asshole makes you worthy of our time.”  Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) really hit the nail on the head with that iconic quote, and I couldn’t have put...

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