The Crimson Connection

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

Billie Eilish at Icebox.
A leech on an already dying industry.
May 22, 2019

The music industry is a Wild West-like landscape full of equal parts up-and-coming artists and dying artists. In 2019, this landscape is harsher than ever. With the advent of services like Soundcloud and...

This is America… and its New Wave of Artists

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) performing on stage.
Hip hop artists are free thinking and free willed, but how will that affect the industry?
May 14, 2018

Kanye West hopped back on Twitter a few weeks ago to remind us all what controversial opinions we’ve been missing on our timelines. West’s Twitter spree included calling slavery a choice, a shift towards...

Brockhampton and the Redefinition of Boy Bands

Boy band Brockhampton
A new face for the All-American Boy Band
November 27, 2017

It used to be that boy bands were so structured, that it was hard for any of them to be different from each other. Each group made almost the same corny pop love songs, had one “punk” member for the...

Mental Health in Hip Hop

Kid Cudi performing at the Wanderland music festival
Hip Hop pushing awareness for mental health
November 13, 2017

There is so much more to music than just the music itself; the culture, platform and audience all serve as one big community. Dating back to Biggie’s “Suicidal Thoughts,” hip hop has slowly started...

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