With Jews his Latest Target, is Kanye Okay?

October 26, 2022

While in isolation the past two weeks of Kanye West’s life seem to be an almost comical due to the absurdness of his actions and claims, what lies below the surface is not so entertaining.


Religion and young people in a modern world

November 13, 2019

Kanye West has recently switched his attention from the red hat wearing leader of the “Free” World to a different kind of controversial figurehead, God. 


Make this “American Boy” great again

November 14, 2018

Sinatra was unable to shake rumours of mafia links and as Kennedy wished to keep his public persona clean, the president went with the option of staying at Bing Crosby’s. When Sinatra heard the news, he flew into a violent rage, reportedly bashing the heliport with a sledgehammer.


Hip hopping onto centre stage

October 3, 2018

Since then, a huge cultural shift has occurred, a rise in hip-hop and critical interest in pop has meant that many music festivals have had to completely rebrand themselves as the demographic of audiences attending these festivals has changed.


Editorial: To Pimp an Ideal

March 25, 2015

It was released as a surprise and in barely enough time to give it a full listen was being hailed as a classic; the immediate reaction to Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly said more

The Hype

Sharp darts

March 11, 2015

Kanye West has announced the title of his seventh solo studio album. No release date has been announced for So Help Me God, but recent weeks have seen the release of singles “All Day” –

The Hype

One-line reviews

March 11, 2015

Heems’s Eat. Pray. Thug.: Better than anyone could have hoped for; “Home”, “Flag Shopping” and “Patriot Act” are all absolute must hear songs. Kanye’s performance at the BRITs: How long you been laughing at Lionel


Editorial: Why Always Kanye?

March 11, 2015

Arts editor Odrán de Bhaldraithe looks at the curious treatment of Kanye West in the public eye and contrasts it with that of the Gallagher brothers.

No Picture

Editorial: The pursuit of purity is pointless

February 25, 2015

We’ve all heard the “Beck plays 14 instruments, Beyoncé has teams of writers” rhetoric lately, Odrán de Bhaldraithe queries why it is that people find this important.