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Cole spills his heart out on “4 Your Eyez Only”

By Jasmeet Kaur Staff Writer Jermaine Lamarr Cole (J. Cole) has now gone platinum with his fourth consecutive studio album. This black artist has had a great amount of success, going from rapping alone in his small room in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to producing 4 “Billboard 200” topping studio albums. 4 Your Eyez Only” is Cole’s fourth consecutive album to

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Summit Denali students discuss the impact of technology on music

By Caelum Villarreal Staff Writer During Self-Directed Learning time at Summit Denali high school, classrooms are often filled with students typing away on Chromebooks and working on recent assignments. However, a closer look will show most students have earbuds in and are listening to music, either on their phone or their computer.  With the increase of phones and streaming apps,

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Review: Lil Nas X exceeds expectations with debut album “MONTERO”

By Melissa Domingo Editor-in-Chief Lil Nas X released his highly anticipated debut album “MONTERO” on Sept. 17, 2021. The album had 15 tracks and the majority of these songs were collaborations with Take a Daytrip, a singer/songwriter producing duo. The songs range from being borderline ballads, pop-rock anthems, and grungy rap songs.  The rap-pop star is most popularly known for

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Review: Taylor Swift revamps “Fearless” through re-release

By Melissa Domingo Arts Editor Taylor Swift rereleased her second studio album and renamed it as “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” on April 9, 2021; she originally released the album in 2008. After announcing her plan to re-record six of her albums to take ownership of the masters, she posted a set of photos on her Twitter, stating that “Fearless” was the

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Review: BTS shares their honest feelings about the pandemic through “BE”

By Melissa Domingo Arts Editor Popular K-pop group BTS (방탄소년단), released their seventh studio album “BE” on November 20 and it has already racked up multiple achievements. The pre-release single “Dynamite” has been nominated for Best Pop Group/Duo Performance for the Grammys, and all of the songs on the album charted on Billboard Hot 100. They are now the only

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Musicians keep in touch with their fans during quarantine through online concerts

By Nethan Sivarapu and Ian Vu Staff Editors In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we see ourselves as more disconnected from society than ever. During these times, how have musicians kept in touch with the world to continue spreading their music? Social distancing has changed the way that many people around the world tackle their daily tasks. Many people

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“Igor” is one of the best albums of 2019

By Justin Lin Staff Writer Tyler, the Creator is a 29-year-old American singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, designer, and music video director. He was first introduced into the music industry in 2007 as the co-founder of the popular hip-hop collective “Odd Future.” After the group’s split, Tyler has been working as a solo artist to this day. Having won the MTV

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