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Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

When we see greatness, we should just pay homage and respect the person talents and accomplishments. At the age of 26 years old, Alkaline has quickly emerged as the man who is the main face of dancehall at the current moment. He got his big break at the age of 18 years old and he hasn’t looked back...

A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The

Jack Seda-Schreiber and Thomas Hintton

April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style is only unique to him. His drumming practically made Fela Kuti as big and as influential as he was....

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about new musical acts, getting rave reviews all across the boards from many notable music publications. With...

What’s Frank Ocean Up To?

What's Frank Ocean Up To?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2020

What's Frank Ocean up to right now? Is he planning something? Well, as always, nobody knows for sure. Frank Ocean, if you don't know, is an R&B singer who started off as a member of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future alongside other famous artists Earl Sweatshirt, Syd and their founder...

THE SCENE: iZ

THE SCENE: iZ

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2020

This is iZ. iZ has a new EP out; her debut EP. Entitled "iS this iT," it is a sprawling journey through trippy, piano-driven sound, ethereal noises, and soothing vocals (both spoken and sung). Featuring contributions from many local Westchester musicians (MoonKitty, Kayla Joe, and Sofia St Jean),...

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album “3.15.20” – Here’s The Scoop

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2020

Donald Glover is in a very unique position. Starting off as a stand-up comedian and a writer for the TV show "30 Rock," he eventually became a hit comedic actor in his own right on the cult classic "Community" as well as his own successful stand-up special "Donald Glover: Weirdo." Since then, he has...

Jay Electronica’s Long Awaited Debut Album is a Tragic Misstep

Jay Electronica's Long Awaited Debut Album is a Tragic Misstep

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2020

Musicians aren't gods. Sometimes even our favorite names can make something subpar.

Skinny Pelembe is a New Artist to Watch

Skinny Pelembe is a New Artist to Watch

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 29, 2020

Skinny Pelembe is possibly the best new artist right now. With a sound that combines elements of post-punk, indie rock, afrobeat, dance, trip-hop, hip hop, dub reggae, and electronica, it makes an exciting new area of music special to him and only him. Therefore, I was incredibly excited to sit down...

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

Man Alive?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

Writing an album about heartbreak is a hard thing to do. It can often sound in-genuine and bitter. Writing a whole work about the wrong another person has done to you is an intrusion. These albums can only work if you put your whole heart and soul into it and leave nothing unturned. You have to lean...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Tame Impala's

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2020

Tame Impala has always been a tricky thing for me. Sometimes I'll absolutely fall into their soundscapes, and there are other times where I find Kevin Parker's voice grating to my ears. I'll be the first to admit, I got into this one-man band late in the game, only listening to them after I had heard...

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