The Young Pope is witty, ruthless, and thrilling

After watching the trailer for The Young Pope on YouTube, I had to ask my uncle for his HBO login. Pope Pius XIII, AKA Lenny Belardo (Jude Law), the youngest pope and the first one from America, deeply intrigued me. The College of Cardinals voted for Lenny as they believed he would be easy to … Continue reading The Young Pope is witty, ruthless, and thrilling

Migos’ Culture: Raindrop, drop top, chart top on Billboard Hot 100

Migos is back with their sophomore album, Culture, after a break from producing studio albums. Between their debut album Yung Rich Nation, there wasn’t much fanfare on the mixtapes No Label 2 and Y.R.N. 2. The tapes did not feel full with only a few hit-singles coming out of those tapes. Culture is the culmination … Continue reading Migos’ Culture: Raindrop, drop top, chart top on Billboard Hot 100

Special snowflakes: An unfair descriptor

Seldom do I shy away from debate — because as my grandmother avidly preaches, “All you’ve got are your convictions.” So, I like to think that’s the notion that prompts my back-and-forth debauchery, or maybe I just revel in the discourse of it all. Either way, it seems my more progressive arguments are too casually … Continue reading Special snowflakes: An unfair descriptor

Kehlani Connects with Fans on New Record

Kehlani, also referred to as "Lani Tsunami," happens to be exactly that — a force of nature. The 21-year-old R&B siren puts fans in a auditory trance with tunes on her highly anticipated major-label album. SweetSexySavage is Kehlani's shining, artistic moment — evidenced by the time she took with this project. In a time where artists are flooding the … Continue reading Kehlani Connects with Fans on New Record

Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

  A Tribe Called Quest really made an impact in '90s rap music. To wait 18 years between albums may leave some fans wary of what is to come, but We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service does not disappoint. On Nov. 13, 2015, the group performed on the same night as … Continue reading Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

A World Series 108 Years in the Making

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the World Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The 2016 World Series serves as the first Cubs World Series win since 1908. The series started off rough for the Cubs, who were down three games to one to the Indians. The Cubs rallied … Continue reading A World Series 108 Years in the Making

Arrival: A Spacey, Smart Sci-fi Flick

Arrival is a science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film focuses on a linguist, played by Amy Adams, who trys to communicate with aliens who have landed in Montana. If you have seen any of Villeneuve’s other films, like Sicario, Enemy or Prisoners, then you know that he directs movies that really put … Continue reading Arrival: A Spacey, Smart Sci-fi Flick

Ghost in the Shell: Another Appropriation of Culture by Hollywood?

After teasing small clips of footage over the past few months, Paramount has finally released the first trailer for 2017’s Ghost in the Shell, a live-action film. The film, based on the popular manga and anime films of the same name, follows a character known as “The Major” who is a counter-cyberterrorist agent. The story … Continue reading Ghost in the Shell: Another Appropriation of Culture by Hollywood?