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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Suffolk alum Olivia Lowe released her first single tucked away in July 2021 as she explores herself as a musician.

Suffolk alum Olivia Lowe finds her spotlight

Colin Doherty, Journal Contributor March 29, 2022

Olivia Lowe, a Boston-based musician and Suffolk University alumnus, said she has recently thought of quitting her job as a music instructor. “I found myself starting to tear up and cry at the thought...

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

February Wrapped: Honoring Black excellence in music

Emily Beatty, Senior Staff March 1, 2022

Though Black History Month may be over, there is always time to honor Black excellence and Black history. The impact the Black community has made and continues to make on the music industry is undeniable....

OPINION: Who is to blame for the deaths at Travis Scott’s festival?

OPINION: Who is to blame for the deaths at Travis Scott’s festival?

Nick Milano, Opinion Editor November 16, 2021

This article makes frequent reference to death. Please read at your discretion. Those who closely follow the world of hip-hop and rap know the name Travis Scott. His name comes synonymous with upbeat...

March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

Emily Beatty, Journal Contributer April 6, 2021

Happy April and happy spring my lovelies! A new month means tons of new music, and March had a good number of popular drops. Pop is always a big category, but R&B and up-and-coming indie and lo-fi...

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

Emily Beatty March 9, 2021

Happy March, lovelies! Every month I put together a playlist on Spotify with songs that I am loving: brand new music, oldies and songs that simply fit how I’m feeling.  Looking back at February,...

Run the Jewels perform “Walking in the Snow during their HolyCalamavote concert that was aired on Adult Swim.

Run the Jewels encourages fans to vote in their “HolyCalamavote” concert

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

On Oct. 18, rap group Run the Jewels presented their pre-recorded, COVID-19 safe “HolyCalamavote” concert on Adult Swim.  The concert was a collaboration between Run the Jewels, Ben & Jerry’s...

Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, Alicia on Sept. 18.

Alicia Keys’ new album shares an important message

Alida Benoit, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

On Sept. 18, Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, “Alicia.” After the four years since “Here” was released, Keys' new album excites fans worldwide with its seductive sound, rhythm and...

American singer-songer Olivia OBrien performs at a concert. OBrien released her new song Now on Sept. 18 which showcases what her past relationship could have been.

Justin Bieber, Olivia O’Brien, Luke Combs and more release new music

Roxanne Snowden, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

Sept. 18 brought “New Music Friday” to a whole new level, as several popular artists spanning multiple genres released chart-topping hits. Check out the new songs and albums below if you’re looking...

Chance the Rapper performing at an event pre-COVID.

Chance the Rapper stuns in an eccentric virtual concert at Ralph Lauren’s Chicago store

Lauryn Clarke , Journal Contributor September 22, 2020

In the age of technology combined with a global pandemic, creatives are reinventing ways to display their work. Virtual concerts are now the best way for artists to express their creativity and engage...

Killer Mike and El-P of the hip hop duo, Run the Jewels.

Run The Jewel’s newest album “RTJ4” tackles racial injustice

Ashley Fairchild, Journal Contributor September 22, 2020

“F*** it, why wait?” These four words would serve to catapult the rap group Run the Jewels, better known as RTJ, from an underground indie group with a cult following to the voice of a social movement.  Killer...

Boston-based singer, Alissa Musto performing on her piano at home.

The show must go on(line): Boston musicians share how COVID-19 impacted them

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor September 22, 2020

Singer-songwriter Alissa Musto’s last routine live show was on March 13 aboard a cruise ship in Mexico before the long months of quarantine began. Musto performed to a packed crowd that night and had...

Taylor Swift in a photoshoot for Folklore.

Taylor Swift is no longer a pop princess with her new alternative album “Folklore”

Sarah Lukowski July 29, 2020

Taylor Swift’s surprise quarantine album “Folklore” has proved that the former country darling and pop princess is also an indie queen, with the 16-track album that transcends into something magical...

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