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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A new Rihanna album used to be an annual November event, like Thanksgiving fights with your racist family members. From 2005 to 2012, the Barbadian beauty pumped out seven studio albums, a neck-breaking pace for a pop star. After a long hiatus, her comeback album, “Anti,” has had one of the most frustrating and messy […]

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Madonna is in the news again, and not for anything very Madonna-esque. This time, it’s because she’s old. Sunday, BBC Radio 1 (the largest Top 40 station in the UK) released its new playlist. Guess which 56 year-old pop star’s new single “Living for Love” wasn’t included on it? Madonna’s. In response to the radio […]

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By Jasmine Ferrell, Staff Writer @JasmineInBoston The Beatles break-up has been a huge source of debate ever since they did break up way back in 1970. It was an emotional time for all, and I guess the natural thing to do was to everything on one person. In this case, it was Yoko Ono. Ono […]

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