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The Battle of Words & Witches: Banks vs Del Rey

When it comes to casting herself as the villain, Azealia Banks has raised her wand of opinions against Lana Del Rey. Both women are known to have affiliation with using witchcraft.

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2018

Azealia Banks is a well-known music artist, producer, and rapper. After her 2017 album, Slay-Z, she worked in releasing her top singles, “Treasure Island” and “Anna Wintour.” She has also made a debut in the documentary, “Love Beats Rhymes” and has been featured on tracks with several...

Wake Up Mr. West, Mr. West

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor

July 9, 2018

Americans, unbeknownst even to Wall Street, place a lot of stock into what their celebrities have to say. Why we tend to gather our opinions and allegiances from the words of others is something I’ll never know the answer to, though I can recognize that there exists a class of actions so obscen...

Off-White founder Becomes First Black Man in Men’s Design


April 5, 2018

Virgil Abloh becomes first black Men’s Wear Designer of Louis Vuitton By: Cesar E. Gonzalez   A shift in the fashion world occured when  urban-wear founder Virgil Abloh, who founded the haute street label Off-White, was named the newest men’s wear Artistic Director of Louis Vuitto...

Chance the Rapper’s “Be Encouraged” Tour kicks off

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Cassidy Campos, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

After Chance the Rapper’s last tour  “Family Matters” ended, he began tackling different issues in his community.  The schools in Chicago have been deprived of a higher education and the mayor of Chicago has yet to take action on the matter.  Chance the rapper decided to take matters into his...

Kanye West premieres ‘Yeezy Season 3’, plays new album ‘T.L.O.P’ in it’s entirety

Kanye West smiles as he looks up at the jumbotron during his 'Yeezy Season 3' fashion show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo courtey of  Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

February 12, 2016

Praise Yeezus. Kanye West sold-out Madison Square Garden in New York City on Feb. 11 as he premiered the new Yeezy Fall/Winter Season collection "Yeezy Season 3", and played his new album "The Life of Pablo" in it's entirety for attendees and everyone else watching the live stream worldwide on the music-streaming website Tidal. Inspired by the likes of high-end...

Yeezy Season 1 has approached

Photo courtesy of Adidas.com

Elder Hinojosa, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

    Kanye West has dropped his Yeezy Season 1 collaboration apparel with Adidas Originals, the collection released the first edition of Season 1 on Oct. 29. Season 1 consists of high-end men and women’s apparel, along with accessories and new footwear all in a muted earthly palette. The ...

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