Music Reviews

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Michigan born and Tennessee raised rapper Derek Minor (formerly known as “PRo”) has been adding his flavor of southe...

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“22, A Million” a symbolic journey for Bon Iver

Bon Iver, the primary creative vehicle of Justin Vernon, has returned with the follow-up to their 2011 expansive self-ti...

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Review of Frank Ocean’s “Blonde”

“Boys do cry, but I don’t think I shed a tear for a good chunk of my teenage years. It’s surprisingly my favorite ...

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Drake searches for redemption on new album “Views”

Late last Thursday night, Canadian rapper Drake made his album “Views” available on Apple Music. The 20-track album,...

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Student music project a love letter to Michigan

Popular music is built to be universal, and to this end often uses a specific format. Using tools such as the verse-chor...

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Newest Weezer album returns to beloved ‘90s rock roots

On April 1, 2016, rock band Weezer released their 10th studio album, entitled “Weezer.” This is the fourth record by...

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Student music project a love letter to Michigan

Popular music is built to be universal, and to this end often uses a specific format. Using tools such as the verse-chor...

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Zayn album musically superior, lyrically lacking

On March 25, a year to the day after leaving “One Direction” to pursue his solo career, Zayn Malik released his debu...

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Kendrick Lamar’s surprise mixtape unsurprisingly provocative

Late last Thursday night, rapper Kendrick Lamar released a surprise compilation album on iTunes and Spotify titled, for ...

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Grammys showcase powerful performances and tributes

In the middle of a packed awards season, all eyes turned toward the music industry Monday night at the 58th annual Gramm...