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SYRE: An Album by Wannabe Renaissance Boy Jaden Smith

SYRE: An Album by Wannabe Renaissance Boy Jaden Smith

By Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Jaden Smith's new album “SYRE” falls short of its potential.

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The internet has allowed independent musicians to flourish like never before, but are musicians still bound to working with major labels to achieve large scale success?

Kanye West Enters the Jewelry Industry

Kanye West Enters the Jewelry Industry

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Is Kanye West's new jewelry line worth the price?

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.

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Nina Tiari’s debut ready-to-wear collection combined the tailoring of the uptown businesswoman aesthetic, with the confidence of downtown street style. Fitting for many occasions, the Fall/Winter 2017 collection was versatile enough for the office or a formal night out. The NYU alumna’s inspiration ...

Is the Meadows Music Festival the new Gov Ball?

Is the Meadows Music Festival the new Gov Ball?

By Anna Letson and Christopher Mendoza

October 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Music

To make up for an abbreviated Governor's Ball back in June, the Meadows Music Festival was a home-run at Citi Field.

The Old Chance

The Old Chance

By Thomas Lange, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts

With perhaps one of the most enigmatic stories of any in his profession, Chance the Rappers' tale of ascendance to major-level fame is iconic.

Yeezy’s Casting Raises Questions

Yeezy’s Casting Raises Questions

By Medardo Perez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Fashion Week, Features

Yeezy Season 4 fell short when representing what was anticipated to be a very diversely casted show.

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