El Estoque

Early Thursday morning, on April 23, rapper Cordae Amari Dunston, better known as Cordae, released his freshmen EP, “Just Until….” The EP is appropriately titled, as Dunston announced on both the cover art and on his Twitter that this EP was a starter in anticipation for his upcoming full-length studio album. 

Cordae’s ‘Just Until….’ does just enough to satisfy

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
The North Carolina rapper satiates fans with a short but fulfilling EP
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value

Joji’s ‘Nectar’ is a mixed bag

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer October 2, 2020
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value
Lil Uzi Vert’s long anticipated album is largely forgettable and indistinct

‘Eternal Atake’/‘Lil Uzi Vert vs the World 2’ Fails to Satisfy

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer April 9, 2020
Lil Uzi Vert’s long anticipated album is largely forgettable and indistinct
Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Anish Vasudevan November 4, 2019
West’s newest gospel-inspired project shows a transformation of his work
Travis Scott:  the unique sound of “Highest in the Room”

Travis Scott: the unique sound of “Highest in the Room”

Anish Vasudevan October 10, 2019
Rapper Travis Scott improves from previous work with new single “Highest in the Room”
J-Hope and Becky G release Chicken Noodle Soup, a remake of the 2006 release.

J-Hope and Becky G release addictive remake of hip-hop track “Chicken Noodle Soup”

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor September 30, 2019
The significance of the two artists’ reinterpretation of the 2006 hit
Music: Self-titled ‘Beyoncé’ reminds us who runs the world

Music: Self-titled ‘Beyoncé’ reminds us who runs the world

Kathleen Yuan December 19, 2013

Beyoncé’s unannounced album exhibits a myriad of new textures and expressions that rocket her to number one on iTunes. Who runs the world? Evidently, Beyoncé, who quietly released her self-titled...

Featuring a cover that evokes a “Miami Vice” vibe, Miley Cyrus’s fourth music album “Bangerz” comes after weeks of anticipation (or lack thereof), following a series of provocative performances and music videos. Source: RCA Records.

Music: Miley Cyrus’s ‘Bangerz’ not as bad as expected

Shuyi Qi October 14, 2013

  ...but still kind of bad. Before I talk about “Bangerz,” let’s just take a moment to forget about the MTV awards, the wagging tongue and the teddy bears. And the fact that the album...

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