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Music Production Student Named President For a Day

Music Production Student Named President For a Day

Katelyn Turner, Staff Writer February 21, 2022

It was Dec. 1 when Zaire Smith found himself waking up around 8 a.m. and meeting Mercy College President Tim Hall at his office. The two were then accompanied by security to Hall’s house, where they...

Lorde’s Solar Power is a Misunderstood Work of Art

Lorde’s Solar Power is a Misunderstood Work of Art

Maleek Munroe, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Lorde’s latest album focusing on her deep connection to nature and her newly found maturity has constantly been overlooked online and labeled by many critics and even by some of her most diehard fans...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

Whats 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...

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...

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album 3.15.20 - Heres The Scoop

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

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...

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...

Man Alive?

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

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...

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