Refreshing, Distinct And Witty, “Creed” Succeeds Where Many Sequels Fail

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Sequels and spinoffs are generally the most difficult pieces of entertainment to produce. This is mostly due to the incredibly risky and potentially futile idea of creating something better than the original. Spinoffs and sequels are often failures such as “Mean Girls 2,” “Teen Titans Go!” and “Sharknado 2: The Second One.” The reason all […]

Combining The Spirit Of “Rocky” With New A Vision, “Creed” Is A Must See

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Bursting with enough energy, spirit, powerful emotion and pure brilliance to match or even top the original 1976 Best Picture Oscar winner “Rocky,” the newest entry in the nearly 40-year franchise is a more than worthy follow-up. The film follows the story of the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed, Adonis Creed, as he moves […]

On His New Album, The Weeknd Evolves Musically But Remains Mired In Misogyny

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews

This fall, Abel Tesfaye, more famously known as the Weeknd blesses the world with his new album “Beauty Behind the Madness.” Although the album definitely contains elements heard in his previous albums, including “Kiss Land” and “Trilogy,” “Beauty Behind the Madness” shows a side of the Weeknd that hasn’t been heard before. Some elements that […]

Pearl Cleage’s Latest Brainchild “Tell Me My Dream” Is Fast-paced, Lively and Inspirational

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Reviews, Theatre

Inspired by her middle school grandson’s boredom and frustration with watching live theatre, Atlanta playwright, novelist and civil rights activist Pearl Cleage decided that it was about time that she wrote a play that would change his mind. Thus, Cleage is giving birth to her latest brainchild entitled “Tell Me My Dream,” a play comparing […]

Rapper Kyle Brings His High Energy “Smyle” Tour to Atlanta

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews

The line for Kyle’s concert wrapped around the block outside Vinyl in Midtown. The rain, much to the dismay of the visibly excited audience, began to drizzle down. Everyone’s hair and/or outfits were mildly ruined, but their excitement and mood remained undampened. People had been waiting for hours outside the Vinyl, a part of the […]

Decatur’s Scofflaw Rocks Oakhurst Porchfest

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, General, I heart ATL, Music, Reviews

“Mister, have you seen my broken letter?” These words from Decatur garage rock act Scofflaw’s break up song, “Broken Letter Blues” could entrance even the hardest of people. Oakhurst Porchfest, held on Sunday, October 18 in Decatur was nirvana for showcasing great local musical artists. Scofflaw, my personal pick for the day’s honorable mention award, […]

Escapism, lust, and drugs?

  |  Topic: Culture, Editor Picks, Entertainment, Music, Reviews

  Escapism, lust, and drugs: the holy trinity of Lana Del Rey’s work. But has she missed the mark with her latest release? The highly anticipated third album, “Honeymoon” dropped September 18th and Lana fanatics seem satisfied in all the right ways, except me. The first strike against the album? The cover featuring a photo […]

Wale’s “The Album About Nothing”

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews, TV, VOX Teen Archive

New album with a 90s comedic twist The DC-based artist Wale released his second studio titled “The Album About Nothing” which was influenced by his self-proclaimed good friend Jerry Seinfeld, who gives every song on the album an intro. Some are clips from the eponymous well-known 90s TV show (also called “The Show About Nothing”), […]

Wale’s “The Album About Nothing”

  |  Topic: Entertainment, General, Music, Opinion, Reviews, VOX Teen Archive

The DC-based artist Wale released his second studio titled “The Album About Nothing” which was influenced by his self-proclaimed good friend Jerry Seinfeld, who gives every song on the album an intro. Some are clips from the eponymous well-known 90s TV show (also called “The Show About Nothing”), and others are from the Seinfeld himself […]