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Embrace your inner beauty (and maybe even fall in love) with tracks from artists born during this season!
In the age of social media, there is something refreshing about a filmmaker’s perspective on the celebrities we follow in bits and pieces of everyday life.
A 21-year-old struggling to make ends meet and to find a purpose succeeds despite it all.
“It really wasn’t a phase, Mom.”
Sometimes unpopular songs, movies and shows (amongst other things) need some love too.
It’s no wonder school returns as Virgo season approaches. Get back into the groove with these great tunes from Virgo-born artists!
Look to these three albums to submerge yourself in this genre crossover.
Three staff writers take a look at Kevin Hart’s new special and Cage the Elephant’s latest release in this Report Card podcast.
Headed to Coachella this weekend? Want to know more about the event? Check out this quick summary of the headliners of one the biggest festivals of the year.
The band that needs more recognition and fans with its nostalgic and ethereal sound.
Fully Fullwood has your Sundays covered with Reggae
Thousands gathered in the pyramid, equipped with glittering foam light sticks and high energy to see R&B soul singer Daniel Caesar at this year’s Big Event hosted by CSULB’s ASI.
Explore the R&B artist’s heavenly discography, starting with the 8 tracks you can’t afford to miss.
As festival season ramps up, take a closer look at how social media is redefining the live music experience for younger generations.
Get to know more about the up and coming fascination with K-Pop.
Celebrate your best girl friends with these empowering tunes.
Find the perfect song to dedicate to your bae this Valentine’s Day.
Buzzing hip-hop artist, Space Dolphin, discusses his unique stage name, musical inspirations and affinity for Long Beach.
A look at Taylor Swift’s reputation, one year after the release of her sixth studio album.
Take a look at some of the albums that have been released so far and read about two that will hopefully be released this year.
Album reviews on the latest rapper releases.
Read about some of the highlights in this years Music Tastes Good festival.
Take a look into where Jennifer Arriaga’s love for music and her culture have taken her.
Walking around campus you see tons of students with earphones in their ears. Find out what some students at CSULB are listening to.
By: Jody Johnson
It’s been five years since Janelle Monáe has released an album and a decade since she first introduced us to her android alter-ego, Cindi Mayweather. However, Monáe’s "Dirty Computer" is all her, stripped of her alter-ego, declaring that she doesn’t want to hide behind a façade anymore. "Dirty Computer" takes the listener on a journey that reflects societal views as Monáe recognizes how society views her as a queer black female in America.
By: Jody Johnson
April may have come and gone for many, as May is already here and graduation around the corner. You may have been in too much of a rush and missed several musical releases. Don’t worry, I picked out three that will cause your ears to listen and thoroughly enjoy the music and lyrics that these artists laid out for you.
By: Melody Congote
The most-rarest, valuable treasure in the arts, has always been jazz. Through sounds, that crash onto the ear drums of those who hear it, jazz manages to take its listeners onto a different world and bring them back as soon as a song is done.
By: Jody Johnson
The Grammy Awards are often considered music's best night. However, the Grammy's recently been criticized when it comes to awarding musical performers. With this year's awards, they have been even more scrutinized as ever.
BY: DIG MAGAZINE STAFF
Read and listen to the music that has some of the staff writers plugged in.