Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Big Sean reaches for the top with solid “Dark Sky Paradise”

By Troy Kowalchuk

March 2, 2015

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Scrolling Headlines

With the Feb. 24 release of “Dark Sky Paradise,” and the newfound maturity and skill that came from it, Big Sean has truly become a rapper to watch. Produced with the likes of Kanye West and Drake, “Dark Sky Paradise”...

Theophilus London branches out on second album

By Troy Kowalchuk

November 4, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Headlines, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Three years have passed since the release of Theophilus London’s first album, “Timez are Weird These Days.” After a long wait, London has finally returned with his sophomore album, “Vibes,” released Nov. 4. The rapper...

Chadwick Stokes to headline Pearl Street this Saturday

By Troy Kowalchuk

October 28, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Dispatch and State Radio singer and guitarist Chadwick Stokes will kick off his solo tour at Northampton’s Pearl Street Nightclub this Saturday with Denver-based band Ark Life and Boston-based band Dingo Babies. During the...

Invite-only social media site Ello an uninspired recycling bin for other networking sites

By Troy Kowalchuk

October 27, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines, Technology

If Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Vine, Instagram and any of the countless other social media websites are not enough for you, there is a new social media website that could be the next big thing: Ello. Probably not, however, as staring...

Tinashe impresses on debut album, “Aquarius”

By Troy Kowalchuk

October 21, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Rhythm and blues’ female stars have been consistently overshadowed by their male counterparts for years. This year, Tinashe broke that mold with her breakthrough track, “2 On,” featuring Schoolboy Q. With the track’s massive...