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Beyoncé blows up the media

Liz Linton

February 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Beyoncé has done it again. The Super Bowl halftime was dominated by Beyoncé’s debut performance of one of her songs, Formation, from her upcoming album. After the performance, the song has attracted quite a lot of controversy in the media. If you listen to the lyrics carefully, you can discover...

Kanyevolution: Yeezy’s Progression of Sound

Will Petro

January 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The Greek tragedies are littered with otherwise noble protagonists who become so enveloped in their own hubris that it ultimately brings about their downfall. If these dramas are any reflection of reality, one would expect the arrogant and ambitious Kanye West to some day meet with a terrible fate for...

Song review: SHINee DxDxD

Monisha Pillai

January 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

SHINee’s back- unfortunately. Topping the list of a series of mediocre Japanese releases, DxDxD is wholly underwhelming. The title is an abbreviation for “Dance Dance Dance”, a phrase repeated far too many times throughout the song. In fact, SHINee has come back with little more than a flashy new...

AN ALBUM FULL OF DISAPPOINTMENT: Coldplay’s latest album reaches the pinnacle of commercialized horror

Shelby Shoup

December 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

I should have never pressed play. Generally, I deny my middle school Coldplay phase. Who wants to admit that between ages 11-13, they only listened to Coldplay? However, desperate times call for desperate measures. As a result of my past obsession with Coldplay, I know their music like the back...

The Weeknd Dec.17

The Weeknd Dec.17

Julissa Machado

December 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Somewhere between contemporary R&B and pop lies the sounds of The Weeknd, Toronto based singer, songwriter and producer. The artist rose to superstardom when his single, “Earned It,” shot to No. 3 on the Billboard Top 100 charts during the release of the “50 Shades of Grey” movie. Immediately...

Jingle Ball Dec. 19

Yesha Shukla

December 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

This year’s Jingle Ball will be held at Amalie Arena on Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The event is a part of iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball Tour, featuring artists 5 Seconds of Summer, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Zedd, Shawn Mendes, Tove Lo, Charlie Puth, R. City, Hailee Steinfeld, Conrad Sewell, Alessia Car...

97x Next Big Thing draws record audience

97x Next Big Thing draws record audience

Kathy Xie

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

20,000 fans crowded into the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater on Saturday, Dec. 5 to attend one of the largest alternative rock music festivals of the year, the 97x Next Big Thing. According to the radio station, this year's show was only their second sold-out show in history and the largest one...

Say HELLO to Adele

Liz Linton

November 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

View image | gettyimages.com With the release of her new single ‘Hello’, Adele is back. With 1.11 million downloads in the first week, ‘Hello’ broke the record for the first song to reach over 1 million downloads in one week. Breaking 1 record wasn’t enough for Adele, the ‘Hello’ music video reached the most YouTube views in 24 hours with 27.7 million views, surpassing Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ music video. ...

REVIEW: No Bad Blood with Taylor Swift’s 1989 Concert

Tegan Smith

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

View image | gettyimages.com From the costumes, enthralling performances and energy she shared with the crowd, Taylor Swift conquered Raymond James Stadium. Her Halloween concert in Tampa was the final concert in the U.S. of the1989 World Tour. Swift started the night off by welcoming the scre...

A Brief History of Battle Rap

Will Petro

October 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Before weak mills and 6 frauds, before feelings and reputations were the only things getting hurt, rappers from around the country fired diss tracks that ended careers and sometimes even lives. Since the birth of battle rap, more new beefs have sprung up than would fit in a McDonald's cattle farm. The...

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