Friday, August 7, 2020

Music

SONGS THAT SCREAM SUMMER

SUMMER IS HERE, WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO? In just a few days we will be entering summer. Although things have been a little different this year, I believe that we are still excited about the unique summer heat! The excitement that we are looking forward to enjoying outdoors, especially...

TO RELEASE OR NOT TO RELEASE?

ARTISTS QUESTION RELEASING MUSIC DURING PANDEMIC When the coronavirus broke out in the United States in early March, every industry faced the dramatic effects that came with the closing of nonessential businesses. The music industry, in particular, continues to undergo some of the most drastic impacts, due to the canceling...

ARTIST TO WATCH SPOTLIGHT: FLO MILLI

WHO IS FLO MILLI? Meet one of the newest upcoming artists whose lyrical talent has been making waves in the past year, Flo Milli. Her music has garnered attention entirely through the power of social media. Her breakout song “Beef Flomix” went viral over Instagram when it was released in...

LUXE SPOTLIGHT: INTERVIEW WITH CLARENCE MCNAIR

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW “For space, this interview has been condensed and edited.” Clarence McNair, a recording artist-turned-author, is using his voice to spread happiness and help. McNair is a man who is passionate about helping those around him find their inner selves and grow through this self-actualization. He believes anyone can become...

BEENIE MAN AND BOUNTY KILLER’S ‘VERZUZ’ BATTLE

Why was this night different from all other Verzuz battles? Streamed live from Kingston, Jamaica, the Memorial Day “Soundclash Edition” of Swizz Beatz and Timbaland’s flagship IG Live series was easily the most exciting and entertaining yet, as well as the first to delve into dancehall reggae. Considering the fact...

ADELE HAS ALWAYS BEEN BEAUTIFUL, PERIODT!

ADELE WE ALWAYS LOVED YOU! On May 5th, 2020, Adele celebrated her 32nd birthday and posted a picture on Instagram. This image has now reached over nine million likes and 200,000 comments on Instagram.  The media praised her weight loss while Adele celebrated her birthday, but some people are using Adele...

NAS’ ARTIST KIING SHOOTER REPORTEDLY PASSES AWAY FROM COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has found many in hip hop at odds with the virus. Hip hop stars like Scarface have given updates on their condition while others like Fred The Godson have unfortunately passed due to complications of the coronavirus. Now, news has surfaced, noting that Nas and...

LUXE ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

OOMPA Oompa, a Boston born rapper, is acting as an advocate and representative for communities that are typically not highlighted in mainstream media. Raised in a society that did not provide much warmth towards her, Oompa felt lost.   After spending the majority of her undergraduate education homeless or in a temporary...

PRINCE THE ICON ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PASSING 4 YEARS LATER

The world lost music icon Prince four years ago. Regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time, the 7-Grammy winner and fashion icon died April 21, 2016 at his Minneapolis compound at age 57. Public data released six weeks after his death showed he died of an accidental fentanyl overdose. Fans...