Celebrity Relationships We Need to Get Over in 2017

We didn’t have the best send off to 2016 with Mariah’s Lip-synching debacle and 2017 seemed to be going strong for a solid six days until the Fort Lauderdale shooting, but there is still hope for the new year. A lot of the potential negatives of 2017 can be curbed with the way we think and…

Looks Like We’re Staying INSECURE for Another Season

Honest, intelligent, and witty, HBO’s Insecure, created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, brings a much needed fresh voice to premium television, and has just been renewed for 10 episodes. Adapted from Rae’s 2011 web series “Awkward Black Girl,” which she created and starred in, the show adds a nice splash of color to the otherwise mostly white…

The 1975 Will Make You Believe: Concert Review

Dressed in black, from head to toe, and rocking combat boots, fans oozed into the center of the Carrier Dome to bear witness to a new kind of British Invasion for Syracuse University’s annual Rock The Dome concert. The 1975 materialized out of a fog on stage after a teasing introduction that seemed to last fifteen…

Nostalgia Causes Surge in Vinyl Sales

The shrieks of some obscure indie rock band ooze from The Sound Garden’s open door as people flow in and out of Armory Square’s not-so-hidden gem. Inside customers quietly stroll through ceiling high aisles of DVDs and CDs, but nowhere is as congested as the record section, where fingers comb through vinyls surrounded by the…

Leon Bridges takes us back with ‘Coming Home’

It definitely feels as though Texan-newcomer Leon Bridges was plucked from a smoky blues bar in 1962 and redistributed into the 21st century. In a world where catchy techno-pop beats and shallow lyrics continue to reign, there seems to be just enough room for the revival of retro soul with this new artist. The 25-year-old…