MTV VMAs recognizes standouts

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ MTV aired its Video Music Awards (VMAs) show on Aug. 28, which has taken place annually since 1984. The awards show, held in Manhattan’s Madison Square Garden this year, included the presentation of many Moonman awards and several notable performances. Although there was no single specific host, presenters were featured to introduce performances and announce awards throughout the show. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps introduced rapper Future’s performance, and Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman presented the award for Best Female Video to Beyoncé for her “Hold Up” video. In addition … Continue reading MTV VMAs recognizes standouts

“The Life of Pablo” West drops new album on Tidal

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Following many delays, changes and great anticipation, Grammy Awar-winning artist Kanye West released his seventh studio album titled “The Life of Pablo” on Feb. 14. The album, which was released by GOOD Music and Def Jam Records, is West’s first album release after his 2013 release of critically-acclaimed and Grammynominated “Yeezus.” West began work on “The Life of Pablo” in late 2013. The album, which was originally titled “So Help Me God,” was initially projected for release in 2014. West switched the name of the album to “Waves” and “Swish” before ultimately deciding on “The … Continue reading “The Life of Pablo” West drops new album on Tidal