Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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Almost exactly 10 years ago, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” the reality TV show that has turned a family into an empire, aired for the first time. Mention of the Kardashians stirs up mixed reactions. Some will grunt in disgust while others will giddily discuss the details of their latest drama. But one thing is […]

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Rumor has it, if you say “2007” over and over again fast enough, it’ll sound like you’re saying “iconic,” probably because that’s the only adjective you’ll ever need to describe that year. Admit it: 2007 will be the most iconic year of the century. Between Britney, Paris, Lindsay, Motorola RAZRs, BlackBerrys, “High School Musical,” and […]

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With 2016 coming to an end, it’s good to look back on the best albums released this year. Not only is the music amazing, but also some of the album covers are pretty cool, too. In no particular order, here they are: “The Life of Pablo” — Kanye West Kanye has done it again with tracks […]

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The ending results of the 2016 election are finally upon us. A lot of us are displeased, a lot of us are happy and the majority of us are just glad that the dang thing is finally over. Whatever way you slice it, our country is kind of a mess right now, and we’re pretty divided. […]

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The Kardashians are very open about themselves to the public (or at least that’s the image they portray). From witnessing their family drama on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” to fawning over their vacations on Instagram and Snapchat, it’s like we know them personally. So, it seemed natural when Khloé Kardashian Instagrammed a photo of […]

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Are you offended by your friend putting a heinously ugly picture of you sleeping on their Snapchat? Celebrities are here to prove to us that they can be just as, or more, embarrassing than your average citizen. That being said, D.J. Khaled is definitely leading the pack in the contest for most inappropriate Snapchat. 1. […]

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Whether it’s cultural appropriation or the meaning behind Kanye West’s “Famous” music video, everything has several meanings in today’s multiplex society. One topic in particular that is multifaceted is feminism. As media icons continue to voice their opinions on the issue, the definition of “feminism” and what it truly means to be a feminist are […]

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I’ve have to admit it — I was pretty nervous to attend The Meadows Music and Arts Festival this year. This was the festival’s first year, and there were a few complications: rain was to be expected, The Weeknd had to cancel his headlining performance last minute, my friend and I were running late and […]

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If you were in utter shock when you heard the news of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s split, please join the club. They were just such a power couple! I figured they had crossed the too-committed-to-divorce zone years ago, but unfortunately, so many good things must come to an end. However, there are still some […]

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