Bandsintown Bring Music to the Masses

By Brandi Powell, Contributing Writer   Life in New York City can be hectic enough to miss out on the constant opportunities to see your favorite bands, but Bandsintown has officially changed the concert industry forever.   Bandsintown is an app developed to “connect music fans with the artists they love” easily and efficiently. The…

Otherways Showcases Women in Punk

By Nina Donoghue, Staff Writer   On a windy weeknight in March, and the hum of the crowd at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn can be heard from down the street. Tonight is Sluthaven, a female-centric punk show organized by NYU booking collective Otherways, and students have come out in droves to cheer on their femme…

Cardi B. “Invasion of Privacy” Review

  By Lauren Craddock, Contributing Writer   Her 15 minutes lasting long as hell, huh? Stripper turned Instagram personality, turned realty star on VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop New York, turned rap sensation. Cardi B is no stranger to uphill success. In a few short years, the 25-year-old rapper from the Bronx has shot up to…

Hump Day Update 4/25/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   To start off with some very sad news,…

MCS Records Holds its Release Show

By Avani S. Jurakhan, Contributing Writer Last Friday, March 30, was a microcosm for the artistic potential of America’s youth. Music label MCS Records, founded by CAS alum Ferris Yang, held their release show at The Cutting Room in Midtown. The venue was spacious and flooded with blue and pink lights backed by psychedelic visuals….

Hump Day Update 4/18/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer Prize this week…

The Darkness Reunite with New Album

By Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer The Darkness is a glam rock metal band from England that saw their ups and downs in the music industry in the early 2000s. The band consists of Justin Hawkins on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Dan Hawkins on guitar, Frankie Poullain on bass and Rufus Tiger Taylor on…

Hump Day Update 4/11/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Cardi B prepared us for bigger news sometime this…

Hump Day Update 3/28/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   Cardi B released the news that she will…

OSHUN Flies Through Space

By Sabeena N Singhani, Staff Writer OSHUN, comprised of Thandiwe and Niambi Sala, two NYU alumni that met at MLK scholar orientation, made an appearance at Treble Tuesdays, a weekly event for creatives in and out of the music industry sponsored by the Treble app. Thandiwe studied Journalism and Africana Studies in CAS, while Niambi…

Hump Day Update 3/21/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   “American Idol” is back and telling people around…

Hump Day Update 3/7/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   There is a new trailer for “Roseanne” for…