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Ajibabi O. Oloko

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Bling Empire Season Review: Move Over, Kardashians — There’s a New (Bling) Empire in Town

For all of the ways in which it is vastly out-of-touch, the show is oddly compelling.

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Taylor Johnson’s ‘Inheritance’ Forces Intersectional Contemplation of Race, Gender, and Capitalism

Johnson dreams of a commerce-less, love-filled future while lamenting the struggles they have faced in the past and continue to face in the present day.

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‘Time’ Shines a Light on Incarceration Through a Web of Complex Dichotomies

Within the first 30 seconds of “Time,” the idea of dichotomy is established — black and white, freedom and imprisonment, hope and hopelessness.

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Arts Playlist: 10 Songs Turning 10

As we all could use some escapism right now, here’s some nostalgia straight from the simpler time of 2010.


Roll Kredits: Looking Back on 21 Seasons of ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’

The family exists through the television, and through that television, sitting right there on our couches, we were a part of that family. We were a part of that dream. ​​​​​​​

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Artist Spotlight: Kwesi Budu-Arthur, curator of the Paul Dietrich Gallery

Kwesi Budu-Arthur, associate at the Cambridge Seven architecture firm, also acts as the curator of the firm’s art gallery. The Paul Dietrich Gallery is located inside the walls of the firm itself, and it is up to Budu-Arthur alone to curate the exhibits that he and his co-workers work with everyday.


Eminem’s Governors Ball Performance Disappoints His Devotees But Nevertheless Entertains

Eminem’s Governors Ball performance was noticeably less exciting than some of the other ones of the night, but Eminem added a spark to the set whenever he performed some of his older classics much to the crowd’s enthusiasm, and he seemed to perform more passionately whenever the crowd was more engaged.


From Governors Ball 2018: Sunday Sound Bites

Performing with strength and fever, the richness of Khalid’s voice entranced his crowd and created a soothing yet energized tone as his set progressed, and Khalid left his crowd content.


From Governors Ball 2018: Saturday Sound Bites

When Pusha T took to the American Eagle Stage at Governors Ball in a last-minute replacement of the rap group BROCKHAMPTON, cheers of “Fuck Drake!” rang from audience members.


Travis Scott Drives Governors Ball Crowd Into Frenzy

Travis Scott’s Governors Ball performance not only captivated his fans, but seized them with a fervor that was palpable from the moment that Scott took to the stage until the very end of his performance.


From Governor’s Ball 2018: Jack White Headlines Governor’s Ball Day One With Aggressive, Yet Smooth Fervor

Despite the heavy nature of his rock music, White was able to present his work often in a fun, almost light manner as he made sound effects into his microphone and played with a tangible passion and zest for the duration of his show.


From Governor’s Ball 2018: Friday Sound Bites

Post Malone’s performance was a set of dichotomies—between swagger and hesitancy, apologeticness and disclaimers. Through these juxtapositions, Post Malone performed passionately, gleefully, and above all, vulnerably.

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Jorja Smith Stuns Onstage

Throughout the night, Smith performed with a sleek ease as she skillfully sang pieces from her challenging repertoire.


Born Ruffians Electrifies the Sinclair

In a world of celebrity copycat beats and autotune, it often feels like artists are growing more and more detached from their work. In my 19 years of life I have attended many concerts, but none stood out to me like Born Ruffians’ did at the Sinclair on March 23.

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Vanity Lane’s Take on Embracing Inner Beauty

La’Toya Princess Jackson’s “Vanity Lane,” which showed from March 22 to March 25, tells the tale of ElectrKPrincess and her search for self-acceptance.