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Billie Eilish debut album doesn’t mess around

Billie Eilish's debut album

Rayanne Painter

April 5, 2019

She’s dark, moody, cynical, but somehow soft. Billie Eilish isn’t your typical 17-year-old.Looming on the horizon as one of the most anticipated albums of the past few months (or years), Eilish finally released her “anti-pop” debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO ...

An introspective look into the 15-year evolution of Kanye

West performing at Lollapalooza Chile in 2011

Mitchell Kret

February 13, 2019

Sunday, Feb. 11 marked the 15th anniversary of the release of Kanye West’s historic debut album, “The College Dropout.” Much has changed in the world, especially in Kanye’s world, since 2004. Compare TCD to his most recent works, “Ye” and “KIDS SEE GHOSTS,” an...

Boogie puts his life on display with emotional lyricism

Boogie dropped his debut album this month. Image courtesy of Shady Records.

Mitchell Kret

January 30, 2019

Compton rapper Boogie released “Everything’s For Sale,” his debut album, Jan. 25. In it, he envelops his real-life experiences with deep, melodic flows and beats. This is Boogie’s first project released under Shady Records, Eminem’s label.Anthony “Boogie” Dixson was sign...

Flatbush Zombies’ debut LP has refined sound, no major label

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Tom Sundgren

March 18, 2016

Brooklyn, New York, hip-hop artists Flatbush Zombies came out with their debut full-length album titled “3001: A Laced Odyssey” on March 11. It was released independently without the help of a major record label. Once considered underground hip-hop, Flatbush Zombies are finally getting the recognition they deserve...

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