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Rina Sawayama shifts gears on new, star-making album “Hold the Girl”

Rina Sawayama shifts gears on new, star-making album “Hold the Girl”

(Photo courtesy of BBC) “Rina Sawayama’s newest album is out now.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor Rina Sawayama broke through the underground pop scene with her catchy, experimental debut album “Sawayama” in 2020. Blending elements of pop, rock, R&B, metal, and dance with Y2K stylings, the appeal was immediate and striking. With her second album “Hold

Disaster strikes for Rockstar Games after devastating “Grand Theft Auto VI” hack

(Photo courtesy of Polygon) “Grand Theft Auto V” is Rockstar’s 2013 smash hit and the second highest selling video game of all time. Maxwell Valin Connector Editor The gaming industry was taken by complete surprise on Sunday when a hacker by the name of Teapotuberhacker accessed the private files of game developer Rockstar Games and

Vince Staples returns to his roots on new album “Ramona Park Broke My Heart”

(Photo courtesy of NME) “Vince Staples returns to the music scene after his self-titled 2021 record.” Jonathan Hatem Connector Contributor Vince Staples doesn’t write love songs. He says as much in “ROSE STREET,” off his most recent project “Ramona Park Broke My Heart,” which was released in April of this year. This might not seem

Joe Keery shines on newest album “DECIDE”

(Photo courtesy of Kali Patterson) “Djo’s newest album is out now on all major streaming platforms.” Kali Patterson Connector Editor Fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things are in for a treat — Joe Keery has just dropped his sophomore album under his musical alias, Djo (pronounced as just Joe). “DECIDE,” released on Sept. 16, is a

Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” is a Tour de Force

(Photo courtesy of NBC News) “”Renaissance” is the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s “Lemonade.”” Sohini Nath Connector Staff The definition of Renaissance is “the revival of art and literature under the influence of classical models.” In her latest album, which itself is titled “Renaissance,” Beyoncé does a fantastic job in executing this revival, displayed across 16

“The Last of Us Part 1” – Overpriced?

(Photo courtesy of Mobile Syrup) Ellie and Joel return in the remake to the beloved 2013 title, exclusive to PlayStation consoles. Steven O’Hara Connector Contributor “The Last of Us Part 1” is a zombie-survival video game released in 2013 with wide ranging success. It follows Joel, a tough and weary survivor, who is tasked with

Simpcore: A Guide to its Good Vibes

(Photo courtesy of JohnOfTheForest) “”Smooth Talker” is the latest song to release from JohnOfTheForest. It was uploaded to his YouTube channel as well as Spotify on June 3, 2022.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Every day, people listen to music all across campus with different varieties of genres. From music from the likes of XXXTentacion to

HBO tries one more time with “House of the Dragon”

(Photo courtesy of IMDB) House of the Dragon is now streaming on HBO Max. Jose Zamora Connector Editor HBO has brought George R.R. Martin’s fantasy world back onto our screens with its brand-new spinoff series, “House of the Dragon.” The “Game of Thrones” prequel takes place 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen, the