Kanye West’s New Album Impresses

Shawn McFarland Sports Editor @McFarland_Shawn To some, June 18, 2013 was just another Tuesday in the middle of the summer;two days before the Summer Solstice, two days after Father’s Day. To others, that day meant something more, it was the day Kanye West and Def Jam Recordings released Yeezus, the sixth studio album of West’s career., It was his first since My Beautiful Dark Twisted … Continue reading Kanye West’s New Album Impresses

Beck Shines as Kanye Whines

After a night of surprises at the Grammys on Sunday, West in an interview with E! spouted off on rock artist Beck for winning the Album of the Year award, when he clearly thought it should’ve been Beyoncé, stating, “when you keep on diminishing art, and not respecting the craft, and smacking people in the face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you’re disrespectful to inspiration.” Continue reading Beck Shines as Kanye Whines

Everything is Beautiful Boasts Yearlong Replay Value

In a week with scant new music releases, I decided to utilize the last issue of the semester to review an album I found personally significant in 2014. Rather than reviewing what I feel was the best all-around album, or even a personal favorite, I decided to review the album I replayed the most throughout the year. Continue reading Everything is Beautiful Boasts Yearlong Replay Value