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Solange at the Greek

Solange at the Greek

Sarah Williams-Cain,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

I had first seen Solange perform live at a country fair in 2009. This is around the time people solely knew her as “Beyonce’s sister.” While the vocals seemed to be there, she had an unbridled sense of awkwardness on stage that she just could not shake throughout the entire performance. 6/10 at...

Pride through peaceful resistance

Pride through peaceful resistance

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Beyoncé Knowles told the world that she loves her blackness and the world should love it back when she released her new music video and performed at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. On Feb. 6, she released a new music video and song called “Formation,” which she debuted a day later at the Supe...

Bay Area artist dissed at Grammys

Bay Area artist dissed at Grammys

Kris Stewart,
Online and Video Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 57th Annual Grammy Award ceremony was underwhelmed with flashes of coolness. Among the cool moments were Madonna’s performance of her newest single, “Living for Love,” Annie Lennox joining the stage with Hozier to sing “I Put A Spell On You,” Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet’s “Cheek to Ch...

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