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Jhene Aiko: Souled Out

Jhene Aiko: Souled Out

November 6, 2014

Jhene Aiko's intimate lyrics can send anyone's emotions through a whirlwind. Her sound seems like a personal...

Wiz Khalifa “Blacc Hollywood” album review

Terence Scott, TSV Staff Writer

October 5, 2014

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The ever so eccentric rapper, Wiz Khalifa has released his fifth solo album titled "Blacc Hollywood". This past spring, one of rap's top M.C.s scored a club banging hit with "We Dem Boyz," a street anthem unlike anything he's ever done before. It was a pleasant change-up in style. But the rest of Khalifa's fifth solo album...

A dark twist on indie pop: Sir Sly’s debut album

A dark twist on indie pop: Sir Sly’s debut album

Michelle Kelly, TSV Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2014

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The Los Angeles based band Sir Sly released their debut album “You Haunt Me” on Sept. 16, incorporating...

Album review: “Sheezus”

Jeanita Lyman

August 18, 2014

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Despite being a single from her last album, “F*** You (Very Much)” continues to be Lily Allen's loud and clear message to the world. In “Sheezus,” Allen manages to call out and ridicule a vast assortment of people, from record producers to internet trolls. While her signature witty lyrics and snarkiness are alive...

Album Review: “Out Among the Stars”

Album Review: “Out Among the Stars”

Joshua Picazo, TSV Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

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When an album is released posthumously, particularly that of a legendary musician, it becomes a bit of...

Shakira returns to her roots, and then some, on self-titled album, “Shakira.”

Shakira returns to her roots, and then some, on self-titled album, “Shakira.”

Reynaldo Garcia, TSV Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2014

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Her hips may not lie, but neither does her new eponymous album. Well, maybe just a fib. Since she...

Review: ScHoolboy Q revives gangster rap with “Oxymoron”

Review: ScHoolboy Q revives gangster rap with “Oxymoron”

Nico Triunfante, TSV Multimedia Editor

March 8, 2014

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From the corners of Los Angeles, California to the various locations that we see him on numerous music...

Pharrell Williams can do no wrong with his second album “G I R L”

Aaron Washington, TSV Editor in Chief

March 5, 2014

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These days, Pharrell Williams can really do no wrong. It has been eight years since his last solo album, "In My Mind," but somehow he managed to stay relevant throughout that time period. He was mainly seen producing for various artists such as Madonna, Shakira, Beyonce, Jay-Z, and even The Hives. Then he collaborated with l...

Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Review

Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Review

Nico Triunfante, TSV Staff Writer

November 21, 2013

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Eminem does not fail to give his fans the artwork they’ve been waiting for after his three-year hiatus. Through...

Nothing Was The Same

Nico Triunfante, TSV Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

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Nothing was the same, and that includes Drake’s approach to hip-hop with his new album. Nothing Was The Same is the story of Aubrey Graham, Drake's given name, recollecting his thoughts and actions between now and from the time of Take Care, and even further into his past. By combining his unique sound along with a new ...

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