The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Good Kid M.A.A.D City is Kendrick Lamars first major study album and released October 22nd, 2012.

Looking at the past decade: Kendrick Lamar’s albums

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor October 20, 2022

Kendrick Lamar, K.Dot, Oklama, or Kung Fu Kenny is a man of many names and albums. The 14-time Grammy Award winner is one of the most influential figures in the entire music industry. However, Lamar’s...

Just like many of the tracks on HDTV, the album cover clearly highlights Verdes journey through heartbreak and moving on.

Verdes drops “HDTV”, a heartache journey

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2022

The month is May 2020. Needing a new WiFi plan, a customer walks into the Verizon store and asks one of the store’s employees for help. Although the employee looks out of place, as he is six feet seven...

The cover of Alex G’s new album, “God Save The Animals,” includes a painting of four parrots perched on top of a barren tree.

Alex G shifts his focus with new album “God Save the Animals”

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 4, 2022

Alex G’s music tends to linger in the dreamworld: psychedelic harmonies and swirling instrumentation in the forefront as he mutters sweet nothings about twee nightmares and fairytale endings. However,...

After two years, Grammy award winning rapper Future has released a new album titled “I Never Liked You” and the album cover is an image of him asleep in the back of a car.

Future releases his long waited album, “I Never Liked You”

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor May 22, 2022

The music industry is booming as of late, not only because of highly publicized federal arrests of influential rappers Young Thug and Gunna but also because there is actually a ton of new music being released....

Following the release of her sixth album, Mitski is currently touring North America and will perform throughout Europe in April and May.

There are songs for “everyone” on “Laurel Hell”

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

With songs like “Nobody” and “Me and My Husband” going viral on TikTok and President Barack Obama listing her song “The Only Heartbreaker” as one of his favorites of 2021, Asian-American singer-songwriter...

The old Taylor treats longtime fans with the drop of a classic Taylor Swift album: Lover. Fan or not, everyone seems to have found something for them on Lover.

Old Taylor comes back with new album release

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor October 21, 2019

Two years ago, Taylor Swiftーarguably the most influential musician of our generationーannounced the death of the “old Taylor” in her album “reputation.” Now, the old Taylor is back with “Lover,”...

Migos has released two albums within one year, both of which reached number one on the Billboard top 200 albums in each of their first week available.

Migos add to “culture” with second chart-topping album

By Gaurav Gandhi, Lead Graphic Designer March 7, 2018

For the second time in under one year, Georgia-based hip-hop trio, Migos, released a chart-topping studio album, this time being Culture II. The sequel to 2017 Grammy-nominated Culture, Culture II features...

Dram’s number one hit, “Brocoli,” is off of his new album, “Big Baby.”The album consists of 22 songs and is Dram’s second.

DRAM’s “Big Baby”: sophomore effort excels

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor January 9, 2018

Mixing rock, blues, soul, R&B and electronic dance music (EDM) with hip-hop and rap to create great music may seem impossible, but to hip-hop artist DRAM, it can be achieved, and he proves this on...

Chance the Rapper Nominated

Chance the Rapper Nominated

By Drew Ingall, Social Media Editor December 13, 2016

In Kanye West’s song “Ultralight Beam,” featured artist Chance the Rapper raps the lyrics, “He said let’s do a good a** job with 1 Chance 3, I hear you gotta sell it to snatch the Grammy,”...

Childish Gambino performing at Lollapalloza 2014.

“Awaken, My Love” Impresses with Fresh Beats

By Sarah O'Brien, Arts Editor December 7, 2016

Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino’s latest album, “Awaken, My Love!” draws from an interesting collection of soul and R&B grooves to create a cohesive sound that differs greatly from Donald Glover’s...

Chainsmokers Collage Is a Sure Success

Chainsmokers’ Collage Is a Sure Success

By Sophie Liss, Social Media Editor November 15, 2016

The Chainsmokers’ rise to fame began in 2014 when they released the catchy and upbeat song “#SELFIE,” a dance hit about the popular culture trend of taking self-portrait photographs. The musicians’...

Junior Sam Nasar recently released his EP Self Signed, which features original songs.

Junior Releases Original EP

By Sarah O'Brien and Thomas Atkinson, Arts Editor and News Editor September 22, 2016

On Sept. 15, junior Sam Nasar released his first Extended Preview (EP), “Self Signed.” Ever since Nasar’s mother introduced him to musical theater, he has always had a passion for the arts. Nasar...

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