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Aminé performs at Brooklyn Steel on Monday. (Photo by Avani Jurakhan)

On a Rainy Monday, Aminé Takes Brooklyn Steel by Storm

Aminé’s bright yellow energy mixed with unfaltering gratitude transformed a concert into a creatively masterful self-love sermon.
Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Nov 29, 2018

Banana badass Aminé played a lavishly intimate set after a long, dark and rainy Monday, delivering stunning hip-hop-inspired tracks to a sold-out crowd at Brooklyn Steel. The...

Tyler, the Creator is the voice behind the remastered Grinch theme song. (via facebook.com)

Tyler, the Creator’s Grinch Steals Christmas

The rapper’s remake of the iconic Grinch theme song is meaner than ever.
Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Nov 26, 2018
The rapper’s remake of the iconic Grinch theme song is meaner than ever.
Tisch rapper and singer Paris Michael — known by his stage name Paris. (via instagram.com)

Paris Michael Plans to Win a Grammy He Invents

This Tisch junior wants his music in the MoMA and his name on your playlist.
Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Nov 5, 2018
This Tisch junior wants his music in the MoMA and his name on your playlist.
Johnny Champagne, also know as Chris Tapper, is a second-year in Clive Davis.

Champagne on Clive and Collaboration

Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Oct 1, 2018
Clive Davis sophomore Chris Tapper, who performs under the stage name Johnny Champagne, shares his passionate process of creating music.
NYU first-year Magana Ngaiza just dropped her debut single Keep It Going.

Magana Ngazia Always Hears the Music

Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Apr 2, 2018
NYU first-year Magana Ngaiza just dropped her debut single "Keep It Going."
TyBass Is Restoring Emotion to Music

TyBass Is Restoring Emotion to Music

Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Feb 7, 2018
Clive Davis freshman Tyrell Brown, who goes by TyBass, hopes to create meaningful change by restoring emotion to music.
Jesse Sgambati, known largely as Jesediah, is an up-and-coming rapper studying both production and songwriting in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music

The Storyteller Behind Jesediah

Avani Jurakhan, Contributing Writer Jan 29, 2018
Up-and-coming rapper and Tisch junior Jesse Sgambati –– known popularly as Jesediah –– shakes his work up by intertwining spontaneous beats with structured storytelling.
Jaden Smith’s debut album “SYRE” dropped Nov. 17 from Roc Nation.

SYRE: An Album by Wannabe Renaissance Boy Jaden Smith

Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Dec 5, 2017
Jaden Smith's new album “SYRE” falls short of its potential.
Tisch and CAS juniors Noah Davis (Dr. No) and Antonio Jenez (Halfy) performed a 13 minutes set in the WSN office for the first TKTK session of the semester.

TKTK Sessions: Combining Creative Clout

Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer Nov 13, 2017
The first edition of TKTK Sessions commences with Antonio Jenez and Noah Davis, NYU juniors who collaborate on rap tracks.
Find places to celebrate Halloween around New York this October, each with a different theme. Parties range from Harry Potter taking over the Met to the Annual Halloween Monster Ball in Midtown.

How to Celebrate Halloween in NYC

Michael Muth and Avani Jurakhan Oct 23, 2017
This Halloween, New York City is bursting with spooky activity. Here are four events to check out this haunting season.
Brick Lane Curry House, located on a block of Sixth Street, differentiates itself with a bit more flash and an English-Indian menu and  has one of the spiciest curry in the world.

I Tried… The spiciest curry in New York City

Avani Jurakhan, Contributing Writer Sep 28, 2017
One of our writers tried the spiciest curry in New York City.

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