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Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the saying goes, the young people of today are the better people of tomorrow. Or something like that. So when you apply that to music, it’s clear that there is destined to be a musical renaissance on the horizon. Considering that right now, young artists are leading the charts in nearly every categor...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Following the murder of hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle, scores of people applauded him for his philanthropic efforts in his hometown. Now, California Rep. Karen Bass aims to cement Hussle’s efforts in the Congressional record. Philanthropy has a storied history amongst the ranks of hip-hop as generation...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Matthew Zaiff, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While the choices this week may vary drastically from each other, they are all selections from concept albums. With concept albums, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The collective songs on a conceptual album contribute to an overall theme or message. When people think of concept albums,...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Celebrity mom and mid-00s icon has officially received the recognition she deserves. Alecia Moore, better known as P!nk, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feb. 5. Now, her influence on a generation of radio-listeners is cemented in history forever, just as it should be. Her contr...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Sometimes you just need to rest and personally, that time is now. You might be thinking, “We just had an unplanned 5-day weekend, how could you possibly still be tired?” And to that I can only respond — mind your business. Anyway, as I combat this neverending bout of tiredness I invite you to join m...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or working in the private sector, you know that R&B artist R. Kelly is accused of a whole slew of despicable acts anywhere from manipulation and physical abuse to sexual assault and pedophilia. Basically, R. Kelly is horrible and as such e ectively cance...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Mary Rose Weber, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

At this point in the quarter there seems to be one thing preoccupying the mind of many a DePaul student. While we may want to focus our energy on Thanksgiving food and Christmas cheer, we instead must fixate on final exams, papers and presentations. With these pressures it is hard not to have that ubi...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Daylight saving time is finally here, gifting us an extra hour of sleep and the delusions surrounding that hour’s actual impact that come with it. Autumn is coming to its official close as we brace for the unpredictable winter ahead. Now, sunsets are scheduled just in time for the early bird special...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Look, it’s week five. Midterms are upon us already and I was unprepared as per usual. Fittingly, I am now always tired. Worst of all, we still have a long five weeks ahead of us. This week, I have compiled a few songs to help us get through this difficult time. Not by keeping us awake (that’s what...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s officially the month of spook and, fittingly, the first week is forecast to be dark and rainy. However, that doesn’t make that weather any more pleasant as you carry on with your daily tasks. There’s really nothing quite like the smell of a humid ‘L’ car to humble you and have you remi...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Every so often I get hit with a hearty serving of nostalgia, resulting in a wistful longing for what once was. This week, I decided to take it back to the good old days when times were simpler. The best part is that music transcends geographical location and has a reach like no other medium. That means...

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s finally the time for many of DePaul’s finest to pop on that flat, ill-fitting cap that marks the fact that you’ve finally finished spending money here. More importantly, the graduation ceremony denotes that, essentially, the real world is ready for you – whether you’re ready or not. Meanw...

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