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Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”


By James Finn

March 3, 2016

In late January, several weeks before Kanye West released his long-awaited "The Life of Pablo," West tweeted that his latest release “is actually a gospel album.” "The Life of Pablo’s" lyrics and their musical accompaniment support his statement, with extended allusions to religion and the divine,...

The Best and Worst of Outside Lands Festival

The Best and Worst of Outside Lands Festival

By Daniel Carroll

October 2, 2014

Skimming down the Outside Lands 2014 lineup for the first time, I found myself scowling. Most of the artists on the list were either completely foreign or I had already seen them live (ugh, poor me). However, I decided I would muster up the money to go anyway (thanks Mom and Dad!) and hope to be entertained....

Kanye: The Best of the West


By Daniel Carroll

February 11, 2014

“I am a God,” raps Kanye West on a track titled “I am a God” that lists God as a featured artist. This track, off of his latest album “Yeezus,” is just another moment in the last five years that has the media calling Kanye a “self-absorbed lunatic.” Besides maybe Miley Cyrus or Kanye’s...