2015-16 remembers and celebrates music artists

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Since the deaths of seemingly immortal stars like David Bowie, Scott Weiland and Prince, many have commiserated 2016 as the year that rock and roll died. The loss of these stars is certainly a staggering blow to the artistic community. In light of these deaths, music has continued to move forward, creating innovative pieces that will come to define the 2010s in perspective. Perhaps the most infamous album of the year is Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo. Aside from publicity stunts and questionable marketing decisions, The Life of Pablo By Hannah sgambellone Staff Writer is … Continue reading 2015-16 remembers and celebrates music artists

‘The Life of Pablo’ looks at West’s storied career

By: Kyle Daniels ~Guest Writer~ Taylor Swift is raging on the Grammy stage, West is claiming $53 million dollars of debt, and “The Life of Pablo” has been pirated over 500,000 times. Ye- politics aside, “The Life of Pablo” reminds us why this man is liked by so many, and seen as an artistic inspiration to others. The album brings in a number of outside artists; old favorites like Kid Cudi and new artists, Desiinger and fellow Chicago artist, Chance the Rapper. West takes this album in a new direction. It feels like a compendium of the lessons West has … Continue reading ‘The Life of Pablo’ looks at West’s storied career

“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