The Crimson Connection

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

Billie Eilish at Icebox.

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

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 Spotify, it has been easier than ever before to let the world be known of what you can do with y...

This is America… and its New Wave of Artists

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) performing on stage.

SarahW, Copy Editor

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 anarchy and embracing his ‘free thinker’ philosophy. The ‘free thinker’ movement has...

Brockhampton and the Redefinition of Boy Bands

Boy band Brockhampton

SarahW, Co-Copy-Editor

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 teenage goths to relate to, and each member had their own “distinctive style” for merchandise purpos...

Mental Health in Hip Hop

Kid Cudi performing at the Wanderland music festival

SarahW, Co-Copy Editor

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 to create this environment in which artists can discuss heavy real life struggles like mental illn...

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