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J. Cole’s word is king on ‘KOD’

J. Cole’s word is king on ‘KOD’

| Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Patrick Star once uttered what has since become law: “When in doubt, pinky out.” And on the cover art of J. Cole’s newly released album, “KOD,” he, in agreeance with Patrick Star, stands a king with pinky finger extended. His pinky is meant to alleviate doubt, make you believe read more

Scene presents: Ladibree

Scene presents: Ladibree

and | Monday, April 23, 2018

Scene sat down in the WVFI offices to interview Briana Connor, a Notre Dame sophomore living in Lewis Hall — a.k.a. rapper Ladibree, or just “Bree” — about her career as a rapper, her influences, her outlook on life and more. “I’m a nerdy kid that happens to have read more

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a charming, fast-paced delight

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a charming, fast-paced delight

| Monday, April 23, 2018

Wes Anderson’s films are unmistakable. If you see a movie with highly symmetrical framing, bright primary color schemes and Bill Murray, your natural assumption would either be that you are watching a Wes Anderson movie or some sort of blatant Anderson knock-off. His films are easy to appreciate, but read more

Record Store Day Preview

Record Store Day Preview

| Friday, April 20, 2018

Saturday morning, thousands of audiophiles will line up in front of record stores worldwide in preparation for Record Store Day, an annual holiday celebrating independent record stores and the lost art of vinyl. Founded in 2007, what began as an attempt to generate interest in record stores, which were read more

Not-So-Royal Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Not-So-Royal Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

| Friday, April 20, 2018

“O, wonder! / How many goodly creatures are there here! / How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, / That has such people in’t.” This “brave new world” comes to life in the Not-So-Royal Shakespeare Company’s spring production, “The Tempest.” Filled with magic, sea storms and spectacle, “The read more

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a party with Cardi B

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a party with Cardi B

| Thursday, April 19, 2018

As someone who has watched Cardi B’s music grow since her first mixtape, I can finally say, well done. Cardi’s first two mixtapes were unpredictable and unpolished — the production, flows and rhymes were rudimentary at best and cringeworthy at worst. Cardi’s gift for crafting unforgettable quotables on reality read more