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The Sounds of Science
The Sounds of Science

As a lover of both the arts and science, the past few months have left me with a lot to nerd out over. From Tyler, the Creator producing the theme song for Bill Nye’s new Netflix series, to Pharrell having astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as a guest on OTHERtone; each collaboration between the two worlds have helped show their importance during a time when their...

Jessie Reyez : The Real Thing
Jessie Reyez : The Real Thing

The first time I heard about Jessie Reyez, the Canadian singer by way of Toronto singer, was ironically enough not through her music. A friend of mine had sent me a short film she created “Gatekeeper” that tackled misogyny and sexism in the music industry. In the short film, Jessie attends a studio session in hopes of networking with fellow rappers. As the night goes...

“I’m In a Space Where I Can Just Create Now So I Definitely Think The Music Will Reflect That” The Rise Of Kaiydo
“I’m In a Space Where I Can Just Create Now So I Definitely Think The Music Will Reflect That” The Rise Of Kaiydo

I first learned of Orlando bred rapper Kaiydo from Pigeon and Planes Daily Discovery feature and was immediately impressed with the young rapper’s flow and delivery on his two debut singles “Red Freestyle” and “Arcade”, the latter of which found Kaiydo rapping over a Sampha sample. Even more impressive was the fact that he was a fresh 19 at the release of the singles. Since...

Outside Lands Lineup: Hits and Misses
Outside Lands Lineup: Hits and Misses

It's official: the outside land's lineup is released for the 3-day music festival (August 11-13th) in Golden Gate Park.With Coachella Weekend at a close, here's a list of which acts to get excited for or prepare to skip (depending on conflicting scheduling). First, let's look at the hits. The Who - A classic rock sound and legendary hits. You're sadly mistaken if you think that jamming...

4 Your Eyez Only: The Societal Impact
4 Your Eyez Only: The Societal Impact

America’s worst nightmare didn’t manifest after the 2016 presidential election. America’s worst nightmare is disregarded and oppressed every—single—day.A reality star as president isn’t a fraction of America’s awakening nightmare. America’s worst nightmare is an endless cycle of self-destruction. A cycle that continues to progress and dominate broken homes, prisons, Title 1 schools, and public housing. “At a glance, I'm a failure Addicted to pushing paraphernalia...

Is Chance the Rapper’s Act of Kindness a New Way to Support the Thriving Black Film Industry?
Is Chance the Rapper’s Act of Kindness a New Way to Support the Thriving Black Film Industry?

On Feb. 24, the movie "Get Out", written and directed by Jordan Peele, made its way to theaters after a much anticipated wait. In Chicago, Chance the Rapper unexpectedly bought out the Chatham Theater on 87th for to the Sunday, Feb. 26 showing of the movie just for his fans. According to the rapper on Twitter, all you had to do was "just pull up...