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“Sundress” by A$AP Rocky

“Sundress” by A$AP Rocky

Jillian Ortiz, Assistant Copy Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture

Nearly six months after the release of his latest studio album, “TESTING,” A$AP Rocky returns with a much anticipated single. The two-and-a-half-minute long track, which was released on Nov. 20, already has seven million plays on Spotify and its music video currently has an impressive eight ...

Dave East to Perform at Red Storm Tip-Off

Dave East to Perform at Red Storm Tip-Off

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Home Scroll, Sports, Sports Scroll

New York City-based rapper Dave East will headline St. John's Red Storm Tip-Off on Oct. 13, the University announced in a tweet earlier Thursday afternoon. https://twitter.com/StJohnsRedStorm/status/916010383382536192 East, 29, released an EP in August 2017 titled "Paranoia: A True Story," which...

Big names on Drake’s second studio album

Big names on Drake’s second studio album

Briawnna Jones, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Culture, Music

Few can defy the stigma that comes along with being a rapper. And only one can spit a fierce 16 for the fellas and make the ladies swoon with his sexy singing voice. Since the release of the music video for his smash hit single, “Started From the Bottom,” on the night of the 55th Annual Grammy...

All that’s needed is ‘Ambition’

Darnycya Smith, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Audio, Celebrity News, Culture, Featured A&E, Life & Style, Music

  The anticipated sophomore album Ambition from Maybach Music's poetic genius, Wale, saw its release Nov. 1. Now that Wale is under a new music label, unlike his other projects, Ambition is more mainstream, something that many of his original and dedicated fans feared would happen. Regardless o...

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