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Harry Styles “Medicine”

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

March 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Harry Styles, a member of One Direction, recently kicked off his world tour in Paris by debuting his song “Medicine.” Styles also performed the song “Anna” for the first time. With the extended hiatus One Direction has been on for two years, it is not surprising to see him finally being able t...

Fifth Harmony Takes a Hiatus

Corey Ocasio, Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Over a year after former member Camila Cabello’s departure, the girl group Fifth Harmony altogether decided to take an indefinite hiatus in order to pursue solo careers and broaden their areas of expertise. The group took to Twitter on Monday, March 19 to confirm their brief separation and were met w...

Tory Lanez’ New Album

Nicole Estrada, Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

After almost a decade since Daystar Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, started his career, he released his second album Memories Don’t Die (2018), on Friday, March 23. Lanez’ inspiration towards this album was the memories that he had made with the new people and experiences he discovered.   ...

10,000 Hours of PRETTYMUCH, Please!

Makayla Riley, Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Los Angeles based boy pop band PRETTYMUCH has released their brand new single of the year and is ready to show some love to all their BEANZ fans.  On Valentine's Day, their song "10,000 Hours" hit digital streaming services and has already gained a million streams.   “10,000 Hours” is abo...

Bike Dream by Rostam

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On Jan. 30, former Vampire Weekend band member and music producer Rostam Batmanglij debuted his first single, Bike Dream off his solo album Half-Light. Adopting the simplistic stage name, Rostam, the singer candidly reveals his innermost thoughts within the personal album all while incorporating an upbeat sound reminiscent o...

“Finesse” by Bruno Mars

Nicole Estrada, Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

“Finesse” appeared in Bruno Mars 24K Album, but was later revamped by Cardi B. “Finesse” brings a little 90s style, with the beat and clothing used in the colorful music video. Since the single’s release on Jan. 4, fans have gone crazy dancing to this upbeat jam!   “Finesse...

Song of the Week: ‘God’s Plan” by Drake

Makayla Riley, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

Three time Grammy-award winning rapper Drake released his EP titled Scary Hours late January 19 to all music streaming services.  One of the songs on the EP called God’s Plan has gained a lot of popularity and has surpassed a million views, whether it be on Spotify or Apple Music.   God’s Plan has re...

Song of the Week: “The Good Side” by Troye Sivan

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

A week after the release of “My My My!”, Troye Sivan released his new single, “The Good Side”, on Jan. 19 and has already surpassed one million views on YouTube.   Throughout the song, Sivan narrates a story of a relationship that did not end on great terms. He expresses regret ab...

60th Annual Grammy Awards

Corey Ocasio, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

For over 50 years, the Grammy Awards have been used as an opportunity to recognize achievement within the music industry covering a variety of genres ranging from pop to country. For the first time in 15 years the 60th annual ceremony returned to its home in New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday...

“This is Me” from The Greatest Showman

Nicole Estrada, Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music

The Greatest Showman starring Zac Efron and Zendaya, is about the birth of show business and a visionary who rose up from nothing into something, with  the movie coming out Dec 8, 2017, lots of young adults have found that along with the movie, the soundtrack is also inspiring.        &nbs...

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