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[ALBUM REVIEW] SZA’s new song sparks interest in past music

Hobbs Lillygreen, Staff Writer December 16, 2020
The new release of "Hit Diffrent," by SZA and Ty Dolla $ign bring up SZA's past album ctrl.
Yung Gravy possess to promote his album, Gasanova, on his official Instagram account, @yunggravy

[ALBUM REVIEW] Yung Gravy brings the heat with new album Gasanova

Zekiah Juliusson and Liv Larsen October 19, 2020

Minnesota born rapper, Yung Gravy’s new album is full of energy, exciting features and retro songs and beats. Although the full album was released on Oct. 2, Yung Gravy previewed two songs, “yup!”...

The 1975 released their fourth album, Notes On A Conditional Form, on May 22nd.

[TRACK BREAKDOWN] The 1975 push boundaries, finding a mixture of hits and misses

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline May 22, 2020
Notes On A Conditional Form is an impressive amalgamation of different genres and styles for the 1975.
[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

Thomas Reinhart, Staff Writer February 20, 2020
Travis Scott's Rodeo, which is filled with great, unique songs as well as wonderful features provided by credible artists, is the best Rap album of 2015.
Hip-hop artist Mac Miller's posthumous album

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mac Miller’s posthumous album Circles blends new and old

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline January 27, 2020
” It is within the space between the two themes of “happy and carefree” and “troubled by life and existence” that the genius of Circles emerges.
Post Malone waits paciently as Album drops for excited fans. 

[ALBUM REVIEW] Post Malone shows vulnerable side on Hollywood’s Bleeding

Will Schavee, RubicOnline September 9, 2019
Post Malone's third album includes spring's popular single, "Sunflowers" but offers so much more.
Paak has a big team; he has background vocals on almost every track and a band. Picture from his set at Coachella (Apr. 12, 2019).

[ALBUM REVIEW] Anderson .Paak’s new album is a classic

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor April 15, 2019
Anderson Paak's fifth album was released on Apr. 12.
BROCKHAMPTON performs at Lollapalooza (from left Bearface, Joba, and Kevin Abstract). After losing founding member Ameer Vann the band had to work around performing songs with his verses.

[ALBUM REVIEW] New BROCKHAMPTON album proves strength

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team September 25, 2018
BROCKHAMPTON's fifth album proves they are still capable of making good music despite losing core member Ameer Vann.
Shawn Mendes's third album showcases all the summer vibes with groovy songs such as

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer May 31, 2018
With a third album, Shawn Mendes's style does not differ from that of his previous album, but he does not disappoint.
Although some of the lyrics are a little cliche Ruth B's voice sound beautiful in her first EP titled

“The Intro” displays B’s unique voice, expressive melodies, but cliche lyrics

Jonah Harrison, Staff Writer February 4, 2016
A review of singer/ songwriter Ruth B's first EP - "The Intro". The album deserves 3.5/5 stars.
Lea Michele’s debut album Louder was released on Mar. 4 byColumbia Records.  “She has an amazing voice,” sophomore Claire Ristau said.  “It’s inspirational.”

Debut album Louder showcases Lea Michele’s strength

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor March 25, 2014

Starting as a Broadway star and then moving onto television, Lea Michele is hoping her new album, Louder, catapults her to pop star status. At the age of nine, Lea played the part of young Cosette in Les...

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