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Childish Gambino releases surprise album ‘3.15.20’

Donald Glover attends the Global Press Conference for Disney’s THE LION KING on July 10, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney/TNS)

William Becker, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Donald Glover has a career that spans multiple mediums, either under his real name or musician alias Childish Gambino. While many people know Childish Gambino as a Grammy-winning musician, Glover got his start as a writer for the comedy "30 Rock." In 2009 he was cast in the beloved NBC comedy "Commu...

Women have sex, too.

Women have sex, too.

Valerie Keys, Managing Editor

February 25, 2020

Historically, themes in music have not done well for the feminist agenda. Genres across the board from Hip-Hop, R&B, Country, Rock and everything else in between have both metaphorically and quite literally flaunted their romantic tirades that degrade women in more ways than one. In comparison to their mal...

Kanye’s “Jesus is King” is searching for meaning

Kanye West, pictured at Coachella in April, presented a playback of his new album and film Oct. 23 at the Forum. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2019

To say Kanye West is undergoing a tumultuous career moment is an understatement. While the rap artist has always been surrounded by controversy, his brand of controversy is perhaps undergoing a sort of metamorphosis; his alleged support of President Donald Trump and apparent shift from secular rap to...

‘FREE TO ROCK’ breaks down social reform through music

Billy Joel performs in concert at Philadelphia's Citizen Bank Park. ( BEN MIKESELL / Staff Photographer )

Logan Sasser, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

During UNC Wilmington’s annual Communications Studies Week, Producer and Author Doug Yeager came to show and discuss a documentary called “FREE TO ROCK.” The documentary, directed by four-time Emmy winning filmmaker Jim Brown and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, is a documentary about the significant...

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