Music Review: Thriller by Michael Jackson

By Connor Newsome Thriller was Michael Jackson’s sixth solo studio album. The album was releasedback on November 30th of 1982. This album went towards a new musical direction forJackson with this album having incorporations of pop, rock, post-disco, and funk. Thisalbum was Jackson’s first ever album to go number one on the charts and it also holdsa record for staying at the top of the … Continue reading Music Review: Thriller by Michael Jackson

Music Review: What’s Going On By Marvin Gaye

By Connor Newsome “What’s Going On” was Marvin Gaye’s 11th studio album. This album wasrecorded from June- September of 1970 and was released on May 21st, 1971 from therecord company, Motown Records. This album really tackled major social issues fromback in this time. The issues that his lyrics mainly focused on were drug abuse, theVietnam War, and poverty. When Gaye’s album was released he refused … Continue reading Music Review: What’s Going On By Marvin Gaye

Netflix’s “Grand Army”

By: Laila Cooper Grand Army is a Netflix Original show that just premiered on October 16, 2020. It relates to high schoolers everyday experience in life, and was also based on Cappiello’s play. There are five major characters in this series that struggle with sexual, racial and economic politics and fight to succeed and become somebody. The series takes place at a public school in … Continue reading Netflix’s “Grand Army”