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I Think He Found the Beach: Declan McKenna Releases Third Studio Album ‘What Happened to the Beach?’

By Amber Cherry, Deputy Guide Editor February 14, 2024

Declan McKenna released his third studio album, “What Happened to the Beach?” on Feb. 9 after facing several setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. McKenna responds to his viral rise to fame and...

On Your Radar: Music and More

On Your Radar: Music and More

By Elizabethe Borgette, Deputy Guide Editor February 14, 2024

GUDC Spring 2024 Performance: “ECHO”  Can you hear that? It’s the ECHO of a great show you’ll think about the entire weekend after you come to see the Georgetown Dance Company’s concert Feb....

Music Artist Discusses Disability Culture During Intersectionality Series Finale

Music Artist Discusses Disability Culture During Intersectionality Series Finale

By Olga Rocio Rivas, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

An award-winning music artist and advocate for the disability community performed her songs and discussed disability culture at a Feb. 6 event.  Lachi showcased her songs “Far,” “Dis Education”...

One Side Then, and Both Sides Now

By Jack Willis, Hoya Executive Editor February 8, 2024

Enthroned at the center of a mosaic of apostles and courtly observers, Joni Mitchell radiated the aura of a Byzantine empress as she performed at the 2024 Grammy Awards amid a shimmering haze of golden...

VIEWPOINT: Unmute Your Surroundings

VIEWPOINT: Unmute Your Surroundings

By Christina Pan December 1, 2023

Spotify Wrapped just came out and everyone’s sharing their most streamed songs and artists. My top track is “jazz is for ordinary people,” by berlioz. This soothing track plays during my late-night...

Georgetown Orchestra Holds Fall Concert with Up-and-Coming Pianist

Georgetown Orchestra Holds Fall Concert with Up-and-Coming Pianist

By Aamir Jamil November 17, 2023

The Georgetown University orchestra held its annual fall concert Nov. 11 in Gaston Hall, featuring the debut of Brown University student and soloist Kenny Zhang. The department of performing arts organized...

Megan Thee Stallion Strikes Back in Cobra

Megan Thee Stallion Strikes Back in ‘Cobra’

By Celeste Viana November 15, 2023

★★★★☆ Even hotties hit rock bottom.  Megan Thee Stallion is best known for proud sexuality, scathing verbal takedowns and bold “hot girl” confidence. But “Cobra” shows a new...

NEWS | Live From Lagos, the It Genre

NEWS | Live From Lagos, the It Genre

By Oliver Ni September 21, 2023

If music is reflective of the desires of its listener base, then the Billboard Top 100 dutifully provides a comprehensive record of the ever-changing social landscape. Gone are the days of the protest-laden,...

PROFILE | School, Studio, and Back for DC Rapper Lightshow

PROFILE | School, Studio, and Back for DC Rapper Lightshow

By Leah Cohen April 12, 2023

Lightshow, a rapper native to Washington, D.C., would do anything if it meant getting out of trouble with his mother. His tactic of choice: sweet-talking her with handwritten poems before she even walks...

WELLNESS PERSONALIS | Cooper Field’s Extraordinary Playlist

WELLNESS PERSONALIS | Cooper Field’s Extraordinary Playlist

By Sophia Williams April 12, 2023

It’s 7 a.m., Saturday morning. You lie defeated, exhausted in your bed, helpless as Cooper Field blasts pop hit after pop hit. Ultimately, you give up trying to fall back asleep — but not without...

Lil Yachty Fulfills Big Rocker Dreams

Lil Yachty Fulfills Big Rocker Dreams

By Oliver Ni February 8, 2023

★★★★☆ After building a career around eccentricity, Lil Yachty cranks his musical weirdness dial to the max in “Let’s Start Here,” his fifth studio album. Released Jan. 27, the album...

SZA’s ‘SOS’ Achieves New Levels of Depth and Emotional Complexity

SZA’s ‘SOS’ Achieves New Levels of Depth and Emotional Complexity

By Grace Blendonhy February 1, 2023

★★★★☆  SZA’s new album, “SOS,” has sat at the top of the Billboard 200 for the sixth week in a row, and it does not look like it is going anywhere anytime soon.  33-year-old...

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