‘Revolver’ Turns 50

t’s August 1966, and the plastic innocence of the early 60’s is long gone.  Triumphs like the Civil Rights Act and the FDA approval of the pill have had their sheen violently scraped off by the earth-shaking assassination of JFK and America’s shaky entrance into the Vietnam War.  And yet, the devastating assassinations of MLK…

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Do Cheesy Guys Lead the Pack?

o ladies! Are cheesy guys still considered lame? or are they the “new way to go” when it comes to considering what you envision your dream man to be like, or *gasp* even your future husband? I know there has been at LEAST one time in every woman’s life that we’ve sought out the “bad…

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In Retrospect: Nina Simone’s ‘Nuff Said!

uch like anyone else who saw last year’s Oscar-nominated What Happened Miss Simone?, I became fascinated with its subject. Nina Simone’s music moved me, her story deeply affected me, and I have been working my way through her discography ever since. It was in this manner I came across 1968’s ‘Nuff Said!, a live album…

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More Than Music: Top 5 All Around Cultural Music Festivals

s we are approaching the mid-summer, multiple music festivals have passed and provided many with unforgettable musical experiences. However sometimes, festival goers want a little more than just music. Even though the summer is almost over, the fall is presenting us with a few festivals that enrich us with music and culture. Here’s a list…

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WWE’s New Era Is Here. How Can They Capitalize?

rofessional wrestling fans worldwide gathered around on Tuesday, July 19, to see WWE bring back their classic draft.With one of their television programs, Smackdown!, going live, it was the best decision for them to make. All superstars were divided amongst the two brands, with each having the option to pick starts from their development roster…

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A Short History of Meek Mill Beefs

eek Mill has certainly made his presence known in the hip hop world lately. Dropping an album last year, and two EP’s so far in 2016, he certainly is showing that he wants the top spot. Lyrically, he just may have the power to do it. Being as consistent as ever, he even plans to…

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Blank Face LP Review

y the time Schoolboy Q’s latest cd was released last week Friday I had actively avoided listening to music since the start of the week.In a span of four days two innocent men had been killed by police officers and a lone gunman executed seven innocent officers. Listening to Lil Uzi’s “ Too Much Sauce”…

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Keke Palmer, Youth Inspiration

eke Palmer. American singer, song writer, actor and overall fashion icon. A beautiful young woman who through her talent and wide imagination has opened several doors for individuals across the world. Ms. Palmer has set herself apart with her rendition of iconic everyday looks. Her classic yet simple styles of ripped denim shorts to her leather jacket.…

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Lessons To Take From Brave New Voices Poetry Slam

rban dictionary defines Spoken Word as “a powerful, high-energy form of expression that attracts artists and audiences of all ages from a wide range of disciplines and socio-cultural backgrounds.” Riddled with pop culture and current event references, Spoken Word Poetry is designed to wow audiences as well as provoke thoughts meant to stick with them…

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