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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

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The Kirkwood Call

J.J. Penn goes by the name Soysaus on SoundCloud where he creates rap songs for his fans.

SoundCloud rappers

Lila Shepard March 7, 2022

XXXTentation, JuiceWRLD and many others might not have been heard if it weren’t for SoundCloud. This music streaming app, similar to Spotify or Apple Music, makes uploading music accessible to artists...

This burning house has been in many posts on Kanye Wests Instagram. The house represents his childhood home in Chicago.

Donda 2?

Zach Thomson, news writer February 20, 2022

A mysterious photo of a house engulfed in flames plastered with the numbers “2 22 22” was posted on Kanye West’s Instagram account. The house in the photo represents Kanye’s childhood home in Chicago,...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction.

Senior profile: Cole Johnson

Aine Bradley, features writer May 4, 2021

Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction. He plans on working until he can save up enough money to...

Artists release albums every year that capture audiences attentions; 2019 was no different.

Top 10 rap albums of 2019

Tom Mueller, sports editor January 22, 2020

Ariana Grande is expected to drop a new album titled “thank u, next” February 8th, 2019.

New music releasing in 2019

Riley Arns, sports writer February 11, 2019

  For all the music enthusiasts out there, this is a comprehensive list of most of the new music that is scheduled to release this year. Ariana Grande - “thank u, next” Although Ariana...

Top 10 Rap Albums of 2018

Top 10 Rap Albums of 2018

Tom Mueller, features writer December 12, 2018

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”...

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamars DAMN.

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Holden Foreman, web editor May 3, 2017

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth. Sound odd? As musical connoisseurs, we tend to dehumanize the artists to which we unquestioningly surrender our ears. We place musicians upon Mount Olympus and expect them to...

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...

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer September 29, 2016

Music has always been a part of the lives of Skyshon Mosley and Kevin "lil ch6po" Norman. But it was not until the winter of their sophomore year that Norman and Mosley, juniors, along with friends Derek...

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