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Too Many Zooz mixes dub, soul, funk and ska in their music for a refreshingly unique sound.

Summer Sounds: Leo Pellegrino of Too Many Zooz

July 29, 2019

The genre-fusing band will play the Legendary SOB on August 7.

Influential Artists to Celebrate This February

March 10, 2017

By SAM DEASSIS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor As Black History Month passes by, it is important to take ...


Adele Got Real About Race at the Grammy’s

February 23, 2017

By DANERAH PIERRE Contributing Writer Needless to say, the Grammy’s were amazing this year. The arti...

James Cordon (center) was the host of this year's GRAMMY Awards. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

The Highlights from the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

February 16, 2017

By MOISES MENDEZ Staff Writer On Feb. 12, music’s biggest stars arrived at the Staples Center i...

Beyonce, left, sings with Chris Martin of Coldplay and Bruno Mars, right, during the halftime show at Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Beyonce Rocks the Nation with a New “Formation”

February 25, 2016

By KATHLEEN-MAE RAMAS Contributing Writer With the release of Beyoncé’s new music video, “Format...

Some of the faces of 2014 feminism, from left to right: Beyoncé Knowles, Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, Ellen Page, Taylor Swift and Emma Watson. (Lionel Hahn / Abaca Press/TNS; Apega/Abaca Press/TNS; Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times/ TNS)

Feminism in 2014: An Abridged History

December 22, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 About 10 minutes into Beyoncé’s 2014 VMA Performance, an audio recording from “We Should All...

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Ban Bossy: Where Critics Miss the Point

April 2, 2014

By MARINA RECIO Asst. Opinions Co-Editor Published: April 2, 2014 You may have seen a certain video going around your social media feeds this past week with Beyoncé’s determined gaze...

Ryan Lewis & Macklemore won four awards, including Best New Artist, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Album (Allen J. Schaben via MCT)

56th Annual Grammys Recap

January 27, 2014

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: January 27. 2013 On Jan. 26, the 56th annual Grammys were hosted at the Staples Center i...