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Saint Motel's new EP is lively and alluring. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Saint Motel Lifts Spirits With Dynamic and Lively New EP

September 23, 2020

My heart warmed and a smile jumped onto my face on the evening of Sept. 18, as I opened a text from a friend that read “new Saint Motel album."

Declan McKenna just releated his newest album

Declan McKenna Avoids Sophomore Slump with Scintillating “Zeros”

September 16, 2020

Each song on “Zeros” is thought provoking, unique and leaves the listener wanting more.

Morissette returns with a more emotionally vulnerable album. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Alanis Returns with Introspective ‘Such Pretty Forks in The Roads’

September 9, 2020

In an 11-track album, Morissette explores the consequences of fame as a young woman in a male-dominated music industry, dealing with alcoholism, insomnia, mental health, emotional instability and the imminent fear of losing one’s luster as the tides of time crash over an artist.

Jaden’s “CTV3” is a Breath of Fresh Air

September 9, 2020

“CTV3: Cool Tape Vol. 3” effortlessly encapsulates the coexistence of sadness and love with a less-is-more style of production and a perfect pinch of features.

Conservatives such as Ben Shapiro heavily criticized Meg Thee Stallion and Cardi B's new single WAP. (Courtesy of Facebook)

WAP Triggers Buckets of Controversy

September 9, 2020

The public reaction to “WAP,” a collaboration between female rap powerhouses Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion that dropped in August of 2020, was explosive.

What We’re Looking Forward to this Fall (Music, Movies, TV and More)

Kieran Press-Reynolds and Rachel Gow

August 23, 2020

        1. Adele’s New Album  After a five year hiatus from music, Adele has confirmed that she will be dropping a new album in September of this year. Adele is known for her deep-cutting ballads and lyrical prose, and the album’s anticipation has been building for some time. Many believe that the artist’s divorce from Simon Konecki will be a central focus for the album.         2. “On ...

Last Season on The Fordham Ram: Culture Section

Kieran Press-Reynolds, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

Even though last semester was sliced in half by the pandemic, we kept covering what was happening in the world throughout the spring. Here’s a collection of highlights, including an interview with a rapper, album and movie reviews, quarantine diaries and Fordham-related features.   A steady stream of solid tunes dropped last semester. In January, Alexandra Lange reviewed psychedelic rock act Tame Impala’s new albu...

Fiona Apple's new album,

Fiona Apple Encourges Us All To “Fetch The Bolt Cutters”

April 22, 2020

“Fetch The Bolt Cutters” is years in the making and features thirteen tracks that address bullying, abuse and love in a more personal manner than Apple has ever done before.

PARTYNEXTDOOR released his latest album

PARTYNEXTDOOR Steps Out Of The Shadows on “PARTYMOBILE”

April 15, 2020

The album was far from bad, but at the same time was not reflexive of what PARTYNEXTDOOR fans know he is capable of, but at the least, it was a far jump from his previous work, “P3.”

22Gz dropped his latest album

22Gz Shows the Depths of Brooklyn’s Talent on “Growth & Development”

April 15, 2020

22Gz is one of the most talented artists in Brooklyn’s ecology, and it has taken him some time to beat the odds that have held back his success, but those seem minuscule compared to the victories on “Growth & Development.”

Pictured: Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Childish Gambino’s Final Album “3.15.20” Is a Time-Stopping Spectacle

April 1, 2020

Through the thought-provoking lyrics, strange transitions and hidden laughs, Donald Glover has left us with the ultimate gift to remember his musical alter ego.

Trevor Daniel is best known for his TikTok hit

Trevor Daniel Gives Us a “Nicotine” Addiction

April 1, 2020

After listening to just a few songs, you will be hooked on the replay button and won’t be able to get Daniel’s emo-pop ballads out of your head.

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