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Re-“Views” of Drake’s New Album

Drake in his music video for his hit

By Ross Tanenbaum, Senior Writer

May 2, 2016

After capturing the internet with his unique dance moves in “Hotline Bling,” Drake has finally released his new full album. On April 29, Drake released Views, a 20 song album which includes “Hotline Bling” and the more recent hit “One Dance.” This is Drake’s sixth album and has been highly antic...

Drake Versus Meek Mill: Who’s the Winner?

Meek Mill (left) and Drake (right) are both hip-hop artists who have had a long history of verbal spats with one another via their music.

By Dani Miller, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Oh man, oh man. Not again. In typical rap beef fashion, the first single off of Drake’s upcoming album, Views from the 6, is a diss track against rapper Meek Mill, reviving a supposedly dead fight from this summer and once again asking the age old question: “Who’s better: Drake or Meek Mill?” In...

Surprise albums entertain fans, attract listeners


By Zach Silver, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015

If you’re reading this... it’s too late. Drake’s mixtape, which was released Feb. 12, is just one of the several instances in which an artist has released music for his fans without giving notice. The phenomenon of artists releasing surprise albums has taken the world by storm over the course...

What’s Trending This Month

By Madison Hurr, Production Editor

October 28, 2013

NBA 2K14 The newest version of Visual Concepts’ basketball video game was released Oct. 1. The game, which is based off of the National Basketball Association (NBA), is currently available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One N...

Feud between hip-hop stars reflect both poorly

Feud between hip-hop stars reflect both poorly

By By: Greer Smith, Staff Writer

February 21, 2012

The hip-hop world can be a bitter, conflicting place. It has been shown in the past through infamous feuds, like ones between The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac, or Jay-Z and Nas. Though once more frequent, feuds are now a relatively absent part of rap culture. That is, until recently when Common and Drake...

Rapper Drake at his finest with sophomore album

Rapper Drake at his finest with sophomore album

By By Josh Samson, Arts Editor

December 21, 2011

  In this new age of music, only those who can successfully blend genres to create music that touches every soul can make it in a cut-throat music industry. In two years, rapper Drake has gone from former-Degrassi-star-turned-rapper to the top of the charts with his mix of hard rap lyrics and e...

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