It’s Binge SZN

Naomi Ludlow | Arts and Entertainment Editor Flickr User Al Ibrahim The semester is finally coming to an end. The light at the end of the tunnel is rapidly approaching, and for some of us that means catching up on some of our favorite shows. Whether you use Netflix, Hulu or your cable network of choice, you don’t want to miss out on the must-see series of this season. Netflix released season two of On My Block last month, and this series has yet to disappoint. From the childlike humor to the seriousness of gang violence, this show encapsulates the … Continue reading It’s Binge SZN

Beyoncé busy with business deals

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer Netflix Instagram Account Queen Bey has done it again. From touring all last summer with her husband to making appearances here and there, it is easy to say Beyoncé took a slight break. However, Bey is back and better than ever, as she has taken her talents to major sport brand Adidas. This will be a mixed collab of her athletic/sportswear brand released in 2016, Ivy Park, and the Adidas apparel collection. Adidas has collaborated with other music artists such as Pharrell and Kanye West. The brand does a great job of giving their clients … Continue reading Beyoncé busy with business deals

Lil Nas X introduces hick hop

Danae Workman | Staff Writer Apple Music The media is calling it “country trap music,” and others have referred to it as “hick hop.” The trend has been getting a positive response from the public. Lil Nas X introduced this new wave with his hit single “Old Town Road,” mixing the smooth tunes of the guitar and fiddle with the beats of hip-hop to produce this track. With all the positive responses to Lil Nas X’s songs, it is no surprise that the song debuted on three Billboard charts: Hip Hop/R&B, the Hot 100 and Hot Country Songs. Billboard removed … Continue reading Lil Nas X introduces hick hop

The Hot Seat: Cardi B and Jess Hilarious

Danae Workman | Staff Writer Grammy award-winning rapper Cardi B and Instagram comedian Jess Hilarious have been in the hot seat for previous behaviors that are viewed as immoral. It is essential to discuss these controversies, how the public has reacted and how the celebrities have responded to the backlash. According to Newsweek, four Sikh men were booted off a plane because Jess Hilarious was afraid of the way they looked. The public raged over her actions and hastily “canceled” Jess over these allegations. People following the story demanded that Fox remove Jess from the show Rel because this is … Continue reading The Hot Seat: Cardi B and Jess Hilarious

Tiffany Haddish: She’s ready for Netflix

Amber Smith | Staff Writer Flickr User Stock Catalog Celebrity comedian Tiffany Haddish is coming to Netflix in full force. Her new all-female stand-up comedy series, Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, will feature some of her fellow comedian friends, including Chaunté Wayans from 50 Shades of Black, April Macie from Snoop Dogg’s Bad Girls of Comedy, Tracey Ashley from The Last O.G., Aida Rodriguez from Last Comic Standing, Flame Monroe from Def Comedy Jam and Marlo Williams from Comicview. “I am introducing six of my favorite comedians—in my eyes, they are superstars. The epitome of ‘They Ready,’” Haddish said. The … Continue reading Tiffany Haddish: She’s ready for Netflix

Us vs. Get Out: Did Jordan Peele rise or fall?

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer Flickr User Waltarrrrr The new horror film Us hit the box office March 22 and has been killing the competition since. According to CNN.com, Us brought in $70 million for the second-best opening weekend of 2019. The highly anticipated film has a fairly new cast mixed with some veterans to the movie industry, such as Twelve Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong’o, who serves as both the mother and the main character of the movie. Winston Duke plays the role of the father who provides comedic relief. Two rising stars play the two children in … Continue reading Us vs. Get Out: Did Jordan Peele rise or fall?

Is social media the new breadwinner?

Naomi Ludlow | Arts and Entertainment Editor Flickr User José Moutinho On Instagram, your favorite influencer is getting more than likes. From fashion bloggers to naturalists, everyone is securing the bag. The commonality between these accounts is the partnerships they gain to promote products or the company itself. Partnership deals recently include Fashion Nova items, Flat Tummy Tea, Shea Moisture’s most recent product line and many more. Influencers have struck gold, and everyone is trying to join the movement by simply making posts. The average user on social media probably doesn’t know all of the things that go into being … Continue reading Is social media the new breadwinner?