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Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Kate Hennessy, sports writer
March 17 • 71 views
Filed under Entertainment

1950’s-1960’s Racial tensions were brewing in America throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, and under the leadership of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Movement was gaining nation-wide attention. The ‘60s featured the civil rights March on Washington where Luther delivered his iconic ‘I have a Dream...

Record Revival

Record Revival

Izzy Colón, news-features writer
February 27 • 181 views
Filed under Entertainment

With new technology comes a demand for the newest, best gadgets available. However, many young people are breaking this trend as they choose to listen to music the way their parents and grandparents did: on vinyl. While current music fans scroll through Spotify on their iPhones to listen to their favorite artists, As...

Pion-Ear: Big Sean’s I Decided.

Pion-Ear: Big Sean’s I Decided.

Holden Foreman, web editor
February 24 • 96 views
Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

If you asked me to name the most likeable rapper in the game, Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, aka Big Sean, would take the crown hands down (sorry Jay Z). While he may not be the best lyricist around, Sean’s dedication and honesty offer hope in an industry of artists more respectable for their musi...

59th Annual Grammy Award recap

59th Annual Grammy Award recap

Laura Belle Crews, opinions writer
February 13 • 75 views
Filed under Editor's Pick, Entertainment

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was definitely one for the books. Complete with political statements from established musicians, new artists joining music icons to pay tribute to the past and a witty host bringing elements from his own “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” the awards show has set the tone for the ne...

Which 2017 album should you listen to?

Which 2017 album should you listen to?

Naomi Blair, news writer
January 31 • 221 views
Filed under Quizzes

Popular artists like Ed Sheeran, Gorillaz and Migos all have albums coming out this year. There are so many different genres and styles, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. Let TKC help you pick which 2017 album you should listen to.    

Pion-Ear: Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ review

Pion-Ear: Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ review

Holden Foreman, web editor
January 10 • 163 views
Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

“Pursuit of Happiness” is such a sweet song. I can really relate to the artist’s motivational message about doing me and removing the shackles of society and the system. But who sings it again? Kid Cudi? Has he been in the studio since 2009? Is he even alive? Yes, he’s alive, but Cudi’s ...

VOK: music through the halls of KHS

VOK: music through the halls of KHS

Kara Rieger, Jack Wever, Ellie Cassidy, and Lindsay Huck
December 20 • 104 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

TKC went around Kirkwood and discussed music interests within the school.

Pion-Ear: Lil Dicky

Pion-Ear: Lil Dicky

Austin Cleveland, sports writer
November 16 • 205 views
Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

David Andrew Burd, aka Lil Dicky, aka Sweet Baby Ray, The Founder of the Sauce. The University of Virginia business major-turned-rapper is taking the rap world by storm through a new take on the same repetitive, but nonetheless catchy, rhythms and droning lyrics. He finds the perfect mix of what hip-...

Trends that heat the melting pot

Trends that heat the melting pot

Laura Belle Crews, opinions writer
October 14 • 254 views
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Since the beginning of this country, there has been a mantra of acceptance and inclusion; anyone is welcome to live under one roof. Though behind the scenes that hasn’t been the case. In the 1830s the United States relocated roughly 16,000 Cherokee people. Before that, Europeans wiped out 90 percent of the Native American population. F...

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