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Kaash Paige: More Than ‘Love Songs’

Singer Kaash Paige (center) poses with her old classmates. Paige visited the Practicum Digital Audio class at Ben  Barber so the students could interview her.

Keonna Burnett, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

A year after releasing Love Songs, life for Kaash Paige has taken a complete 180 as she now lives the life she’d always dreamed of. The new artist, who’s now reached #13 on Spotify’s R&B/ Soul chart, has learned a ton about the impacts of success on her road to stardom. Kaash Paige, former T...

The Rise Of Country Trap

Mckinnon writes about the progression and acceptance of country music in the rap community

Jaden Mckinnon, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Between the uprise of autotune, whisper and mumble rap, the hip hop industry isn't new to different trends. But country-inspired rap takes a unique approach of a new sound. Country trap has rappers trading in red bottoms for cowboy boots and handing in Bentleys for horses. To call country trap a new tre...

Lil Uzi Conspiracy

Micaih Thomas writes about theories centered around Lil Uzi

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

December 8, 2019

We’ve all heard the rumors. We’ve witnessed the bizarre satanic allusions in his music. Today, we will do a deep analysis of his public persona. Remember those Illuminati Youtube conspiracies? This is kind of like that except it’s more iconic and less morbid.  Instagram profile pictures At a certain point in...

Review: Countdown

Burnett writes about the movie, Countdown

Keonna Burnett, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

When a group of friends download an app that determines their death to the exact second and punishes those who attempt to change their fate actually exists, they encounter a dark secret that affects their lives — an app called Countdown.  In the opening scene of the movie “A Countdown to the End,” ...

Recap: Camp Flog Gnaw

Thomas writes about the performances and highlights at Camp Flog Gnaw

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2019

Since 2012, the rapper Tyler, the Creator has hosted his annual festival, Camp Flog Gnaw. This year’s lineup had a secret headliner. Everyone took to social media to share their assumptions and theories on who the mysterious headliner might be. All signs pointed toward Frank Ocean. This harmless ass...

Review: GKOTM

Review: GKOTM

Cameron Dudzinski, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Kong Skull Island’s after credit scene shed light on an epic battle between two powerful monsters, Godzilla and King Ghidorah, for authority over the monster collective and ends with a roar from Godzilla himself.  The beginning of summer came with a new debuted film that not only lived up to its p...

Review: K-12

Review: K-12

Amber Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

On September 6th, Melanie Martinez released her album K-12. Fans highly anticipated this after her first album, Dollhouse, came out over four years ago. Martinez also made her acting and directing debut by launching a 92-minute movie that she wrote, to go along with her album.  Her previous album s...

2019 Video Music Awards

Jaden Mckinnon writes about the highlights of the VMA's

Jaden Mckinnon, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Performances never disappoint at the VMA’s. Taylor Swift opened the show and performed for the first time after the release of her new album “Lover”. Right after the split from Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus gave an emotional show of her new song “Slide Away”. Throwback artists, Queen Latifah, Redm...

Review: ‘Eurydice’

Logan Chapman, 12, performs at the preview nigh of Eurydice. Theater's fall show opens Oct. 3-6.

Cameron Dudzinski, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Legacy Theater students performed their fall show, “Eurydice” a Greek tragedy with a modern twist. The show follows the journey of Eurydice from life to death and love to loss. Being on the stage alone brings the viewer into a fuller experience, and before the show can even begin, the vibe of t...

The Best of the Emmys

Micaih Thomas writes about the Emmys award show

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2019

Emmy season has stormed through. This time around, the show stood as a form of simplistic progress within the industry. Nowadays, hosts center their sketches and skits around “wokeness” and try-hard progressivity. To be honest, this gives the award shows a more cringe feel. Thankfully, this year’s...