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Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

By Kamau Little-Tree Holston, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

WSN sat down with MOZIAH to discuss his debut single “Can’t Stay In One Place" and what’s next for the recent Tisch graduate.

The Paradigm Shifts of Album Artwork

The Paradigm Shifts of Album Artwork

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The shift from physical music to digital streaming has changed more than just whether our laptops have disk drives — album artwork has radically shifted from providing information to being a space for actual artwork.

Future Enchants NYU Students at Terminal 5 Concert

Future Enchants NYU Students at Terminal 5 Concert

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Future performed at Terminal 5 on Wednesday as part of Violet 100 Week.

Future to Perform at This Year’s Violet 100 Concert

Future to Perform at This Year’s Violet 100 Concert

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Arts

Future will be coming to Terminal 5 on Feb. 24 in a concert exclusively for NYU students.

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Village Voice released its annual best of music list and threw a party.

Enjoying the ‘ride’ with R&B artist SoMo

Enjoying the ‘ride’ with R&B artist SoMo

By Adam Karnegian, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

WSN spoke with R&B artist SoMo about touring, favorite albums and pet peeves.

Sophomore mixes hip-hop with volleyball

Sophomore mixes hip-hop with volleyball

By Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sophomore volleyball player Alexis Jackson discusses the struggles of her first year at NYU and discovering how her hobbies can become her profession.

Art-ivism Issue

Art-ivism Issue

By Alexa Spieler, Arts Editor

April 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Special Editions, Special Issues

  As progressive as today’s society appears to be, spaces about stigmatized issues like mental health, racial injustices, LGBTQ rights or the unequal representation of women are not readily available. We can no longer turn our back and avoid these difficult and sometimes uncomfortable c...

Weekly Playlist: Recent Rap

Weekly Playlist: Recent Rap

April 11, 2014


Filed under Arts

From Angel Haze and Iggy Azalea to Drake and Pusha T, there have been some great rap releases in the past few years. Take a listen. Follow @nyunews on Spotify for more great playlists....

On coping: Floormates reflect on Titan Lee-Hai

On coping: Floormates reflect on Titan Lee-Hai

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Features

As a student journalist who recently faced a tragedy, the only way I have found myself able to cope and dignify what happened is to write about it. My friend and floormate, Titan Lee-Hai, passed away on Jan. 27. He had been a valuable addition to our floor, and I am sure I can speak for not only the se...

ARTS ISSUE: Rap music avoids excess in favor of humility

ARTS ISSUE: Rap music avoids excess in favor of humility

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, often rhymes about his struggles in the acting industry and the steps it took to get there — he currently plays Troy from NBC’s “Community." The ever-aggressive Hopsin expresses his frustrations with the hypocrisy that permeates the music industry th...

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