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Controversy rises over country-rap singer Lil Nas X collaboration with Wrangler jeans

Up-and-coming artist Lil Nas X released his country-rap single “Old Town Road” in December 2018. The song quickly became viral, reaching number one on the Billboard Top 100 where it has remained for the last seven weeks straight. He recently announced his partnership with Wrangler jeans, and not everyone is happy about it. On May 20, the denim brand dropped […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Unconventional love songs for the perfect Valentine’s Day playlist

Whether you’re snuggled up with your boo watching Netflix or wondering why John from Bumble ghosted you after such a great third date, these underrated love songs can bring out the hopeless romantic in anybody.  “Single” – The Neighbourhood Despite the misleading title, the song is about lead singer Jesse Rutherford’s relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Devon Lee Carlson. The […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
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Vampire Weekend drops two new tracks for the first time in six years

Grammy award-winning alternative rock band Vampire Weekend made their comeback after an almost six-year hiatus with two new singles that dropped on Thursday, “Harmony Hall” and “2021.” Vampire Weekend, the band composed of four Columbia University graduates who met in college, has been missing in action since the release of their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, which […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
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How ‘This is America’ challenges modern society

Donald Glover — the Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy award winning artist known as the critically acclaimed talent behind the moniker Childish Gambino — recently released a music video for his latest hit single, “This is America.”  The video currently holds 172,189,383 million views on YouTube and has garnered a significant amount of attention on social media. Rife with relevant […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Waterloo local band gaining steady traction ahead of Maxwell’s show

Waterloo local band gaining steady traction ahead of Maxwell’s show

As we drove along in a car stuffed with tripods, lighting equipment and a couple camera cases, I glanced at my phone to review the message for directions. It told me to look out for a big sign that said “Creative Enterprise,” but no such sign existed — not much help when we were already running late.

by Mitchell Consky· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

After your first listen, you might not realize how quickly the Yours Truly EP finishes. Perhaps that’s due to its fluidity, or the tone of the album as a whole. And without knowing anything upfront, you might have inclinations to box Yanchan into a sub-category of R&B/hip hop that Toronto so proudly finds itself dominating. However, after piecing together the […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts, Arts and Life ·