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

Makayla Riley, Writer

February 9, 2018

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...

Drake: More Life

Alexandra Rapalo, Writer

April 14, 2017

On March 18, Drake released a playlist that was eighty one minutes long and consisted of twenty two songs. The artist usually has a set motive behind his albums, but More Life is anything but methodical.   This playlist, in Drake’s words, was created “to give you a collection of songs th...

Views from the Six Pop Style

Chelsea Mendoza, Staff Writer / Photographer

May 18, 2016

Canadian rapper, Drake, whose main inspiration for his songs derives from the city where he was raised, came out with his new album, Views from the 6 on April 29. The album brings out Drake’s vulnerable side because his lyrics talk about the complications he has with the women he cares about and how ...

Two Artist One Mixtape

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

The new mixtape What A Time To Be Alive dropped via social media on September 25, as Drake and Future came together to combine their styles of music in order to create a mixtape for their fans to enjoy. Speaking upon his views of Drake and the mixtape, junior, Johnny Lopez feels like his mood rev...

I Can Make Your Hot-line Bling

Beatrice Peña, Staff Photographer

October 21, 2015

From homecoming proposals to marimba ringtones and even to Spanish covers on Twitter, the legendary Drake has done it once again. “Hotline Bling” dropped in the summer on July 31, and has had an immense impact on people around the world and via social media. Drake, being one of the top contemporary...

Running through the field with my woes

During a time-out against Jordan High School, seniors Joseph Ochoa and Miguel Aceves laugh and enjoy their home game. “Playing since middle school with Ochoa has created this strong brotherhood and chemistry that words cant explain,” Miguel Aceves said. “It’s more like family, willing to support and back each other up at all times.”

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

Seniors Joseph Ochoa, Mikey Aceves, and Beto Leon have been playing on the same lacrosse team since the 6th grade and have been playing for Downey High’s varsity team since they were freshman. They have created a friendship and built chemistry among one another on and off the field.   With Aceves lea...

If you’re reading this it’s too late

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor

March 27, 2015

On Feb. 13, popular rap artist, Drake, released his new mix tape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, to the public. The Canadian rapper surprised his fans with 17 tracks that didn’t make it to his upcoming album: Views from the 6. The 17 tracks include an apathetic feel, unlike Drake’s stereotypical...

When? How about now

Leslie Ruiz, Business Team

November 4, 2014

Rapper Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, released three highly anticipated singles on Oct. 25. He had fans waiting on their toes by dropping hints on his Twitter saying, “You should probably keep an eye on that in the next hour…just saying…” and as promised he delivered....

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