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The Kirkwood Call

Kendrick Lamar dissects complicated themes and topics in his eighteen-song double album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.

Review: Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Wyatt Byers, Owen Spiegel, and Aine Bradley May 18, 2022

The last time Kendrick Lamar released a solo album, the class of ‘22 was in middle school. That five year hiatus came to an end at 11:00 p.m. last night, with the release of his fifth studio album—“Mr....

Post Malone creates a fresh, memorable sound in his third album, Hollywoods Bleeding.

Hollywood bleeds for Post Malone

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer October 16, 2019
Read this review of Post Malone's third album, "Hollywood's Bleeding."
“Most of the music I listen to was an old country [genre] called Honky-tonk. It’s from around the sixties and seventies,” Finn Sinner, senior, said. “Country was something that I grew up on. My dad and I listened to a lot during car rides and such. I’ve been listening to it as long as I can remember. With rap, I like it, it’s modern, and I can look forward to because [new rap music] comes out every other month.”

KHS Spotify Wrapped

Daniel Kim, sports editor December 16, 2018

With one single swipe, people have access to all the music in the world. Thanks to the invention of the smartphone and music streaming apps such as Spotify, listening to music anywhere has never been easier....

Pion-Ear: Anderson .Paak

Pion-Ear: Anderson .Paak

Benji Wilton, sports editor November 16, 2018

Brandon Paak Anderson is not a rapper. His brand of hip-hop does not resemble the mainstream mumbles that dominate the top charts. Anderson .Paak is a poet. In today’s age of lean-guzzling “Lil”...

Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief August 21, 2018

This summer was a time of new music. Every few weeks, it seemed as though an artist dropped their newest album for the world to hear. Ye, KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Everything is Love and Scorpion are four of the...

Sean decided to change the game long before he posed for the 2009 picture shown here.

Pion-Ear: Big Sean’s I Decided.

Holden Foreman, web editor February 24, 2017

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...

Pion-Ear: Lil Dicky

Pion-Ear: Lil Dicky

Austin Cleveland, sports writer November 16, 2016

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,...

Pion-Ear: De La Souls And the Anonymous Nobody

Pion-Ear: De La Soul’s “And the Anonymous Nobody”

Zachary Clingenpeel, photographer October 21, 2016

Nobody could have predicted the return of the legendary hip hop group that made hits like “Ring Ring Ring” and “Me, Myself and I.” De La Soul, a group that revolutionized the world of rap in the...

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