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Joji’s new album bores

Joji’s new album bores

Gabe Kaplan

November 13, 2018


Filed under Reviews

“BALLADS 1” marks a major career shift for Joji, a former viral internet star known for his Pink Guy and Filthy Frank personas. The tracklist originally wowed some, even reaching number one on Billboard’s R&B and hip-hop chart this month, but its mellow melodies and repetitive lyrics left me unimpressed. The album takes on...

Ariana Grande’s ‘No Tears Left to Cry’ radiates maturity, resilience

Ariana Grande’s ‘No Tears Left to Cry’ radiates maturity, resilience

Isaac Wert

April 20, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

Ariana Grande, 2014’s breakout pop star, was jolted to public attention last May following a terror attack at her Manchester concert. The ISIS-led bombing shocked the world, with 22 audience members perishing and more than 100 injured. This tragedy could have sent Grande into an endless downward s...

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