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St. Vincents DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Jackie Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2022

Después de la playa Si Veo a Tu Mamá La Canción ft. J Balvin ANTE QUE SE ACABE BENDICIONES After two years in the pandemic, Bad Bunny’s latest album release, “Un Verano Sin Ti,''...

The return of My Chemical Romance

The return of My Chemical Romance

Lilly Keller, Assistant Arts and Life Editor May 22, 2022

Last week, My Chemical Romance surprised fans by quietly releasing "Foundations of Decay," their first high-profile release since their 2014 "Fake Your Death" release. During the eight years between...

St Vincents DeJamz

St Vincent’s DeJamz

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor May 9, 2022

While many people have fond childhood memories of Studio Ghibli movies, I didn’t see my first until the summer of 2021 with my roommate. It became our pandemic pleasure, trying to watch every Studio...

St. Vincents DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Kiersten Riedford, Assistant News Editor May 7, 2022

Music blasts from the living room as I hear my mom singing obnoxiously loud. Her singing gets closer and closer with the second. Mind you, I was just asleep, but I’m not anymore, especially after she...

Jackson Stevens (left), Lance Johnson (middle), and Kaleb Mylenbusch (right) pose together. Despite the band not forming until 2018, they already have 32,000 streams on Spotify.

Young alternative artists, “Bleach” return to the stage

Emily Robinson, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

The pandemic created a creative bubble for artists to seclude into, whether they necessarily wanted to or not. Artists on the verge of young adulthood, transitioning from high school to reality, were at...

WE TV & ALLblks Kold X Windy scripted drama series highlights Chicagos drill culture

WE TV & ALLblk’s Kold X Windy scripted drama series highlights Chicago’s drill culture

Tiffany Harrell, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

Chicago's South Side story has been told in many ways, from Black wall street to gang violence, but never through the drill culture lens. Chicago's disenfranchised Black communities gave birth to drill...

American singer and songwriter Lizzo preforms on stage. Her latest single titled About Damn Time was released on April 14 and currently stands places 50 on Billboard Music Awards hot 100 song list.

Going retro: Lizzo comes through with a disco-inspired banger

Chinyere Ibeh, Music and Film Critic May 1, 2022

Lizzo released her latest single, “About Damn Time,” on April 14 and it did not disappoint. The new song will be on Lizzo’s upcoming album, “Special,” which is slated for release on July 15. “About...

Harry Styles can never return to As It Was

Harry Styles can never return to ‘As It Was’

Caroline Zeeman, Contributing Writer April 24, 2022

Recently making its live debut at Coachella on Friday evening, “As It Was” by Harry Styles has quickly added another accolade to its roster. Styles released the first single of his third studio album,...

St. Vincents DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor April 10, 2022

While I unfortunately did not get the tall gene from my dad, I did get his impeccable music taste. Whether it was the obligated music electives throughout my schooling or just hereditary luck, I know way...

Taylor swift fans tweet about her recent accomplishment of an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts.

Dr. Swift: Honorary NYU doctorate another notch in Taylor’s belt

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor April 10, 2022

Between 11 Grammys, six Artist of the Year titles and a list full of awards, Taylor Swift has no shortage of accomplishments. Her nine albums and two re-recordings have pushed her to be one of the top...

Kenny Wolzewski and Axel Ellis, the bands lead singers, are pictured mid-jam.

A digital avenue into stardom: Local Chicago band Ax and the Hatchetmens gains fame through TikTok

Emily Robinson, Contributing Writer April 10, 2022

Social media allows independent artists, now more than ever, to have a legitimate chance at making it big in the music business, and the local Chicago band Ax and the Hatchetmen are seeing that beautiful...

Kanye West in his own documentary titled jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy about his life.

Kanye’s documentary gives insight into his “jeen-yuhs” creative process throughout his career

Chinyere Ibeh, Music and Film Critic March 13, 2022

“jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy” follows the almost 30-year career of Kanye West, a rapper, producer and newfound fashion mogul. This three-part documentary captures the intricacies of West both personally...

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