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“Planet Her”: Doja Cat’s new empowering statement album is out of this world

“Planet Her”: Doja Cat’s new empowering statement album is out of this world

(Photo Courtesy of Kemosabe and RCA Records) Sabrina Monteiro Connector Contributor On June 25 of this year, talented rapper, singer and songwriter, Doja Cat, released a brand-new album, “Planet Her”. This release left fans feeling far beyond excited. It should come as no surprise that once again, she exceeded all expectations. The first track, “Woman”,

“SOUR”: An emotional and relatable breakthrough album that is full of fury and heartbreak

(Photo Courtesy of Geffen Records) Allison Lam Connector Contributor On May 21, 18-year-old, Olivia Rodrigo, released her internet-breaking first album, “SOUR”. The album contained her well-known, previously released songs, “drivers license” and “deja vu”, along with newer hits like “brutal” and “happier”. Rodrigo has been in the public eye since a very young age. Many

Lil Nas X rocks both audiences and critics with his first studio album, “MONTERO”

(Photo Courtesy of Columbia Records) Troy Lafond Connector Staff When “Old Town Road” went viral in 2019, its success felt unprecedented and unrepeatable. Lil Nas X showed clear talent in songwriting and performing, but striking viral gold twice is nearly impossible. However, with his triumphant and impressively vulnerable debut album “MONTERO”, Lil Nas X shows

Lorde’s return and her new album brings a refreshing energy in “Solar Power”

“Solar Power” is Lorde’s third studio album, released on Aug. 20, 2021. (Photo Courtesy of Universal Music Group 2021) Kyle Kelley Connector Contributor After a four-year hiatus following the release of her second studio album, “Melodrama”, Lorde has finally returned to the music industry with her new pop album, “Solar Power”. The much-anticipated album was

‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’: Lana Del Rey produces an album featuring dreamy folk songs that embrace youth and freedom

(Photo Courtesy of  Universal Music) “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” was originally pitched as a spoken word album before its official release. Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Lana Del Rey is back with another album after a couple of years where she seemed to have been a singer of the past. “Chemtrails Over the Country Club”

“The Velvet Underground & Nico”: An Album That Broke All the Rules

(Photo Courtesy of Verve Records) Andy Warhol was a producer for The Velvet Underground and designed the album cover. Michael Parke Connector Staff “The Velvet Underground & Nico” is The Velvet Underground’s debut album. It was released in March of 1967 and features Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Moe Tucker, with Nico as

Maluma’s Surprise Mini-Album ‘#7DJ’ Honors Reggaeton’s Roots in Jamaica

(Photo Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment) This album reflects Maluma’s seven days spent in Jamaica pre-pandemic. Sydney Lee Connector Editor Colombian artist Maluma experiments with reggaeton’s roots on his latest album “#7DJ.” Born as Juan Luis Londoño Arias, the 27-year-old artist timed the release of his surprise mini-album with his birthday on Jan. 28. The

‘It is What it Is’ Album by Thundercat: The album that pays tribute to a rapping legend and reflects on life itself

(Photo Courtesy of Pitchfork) Tim Delay Connector Contributor Thundercat, also known as Stephen Bruner, released his album “It Is What It Is” on April 3 earlier this year. This album comes over a year after fellow artist and friend, Mac Miller, passed away in 2018. The two were very close friends and collaborated often. Many

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