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Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

From YouTube to the music scene, Conan Gray is changing what it means to be a young pop artist. Gray began posting on YouTube doing covers and featuring a few of his own songs. In the beginning of 2018, he released his first official song titled Generation Why. After success with his first single, Gray r...

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

The new wave of social media has brought attention to all types of music. One genre that has been on the rise is Alternative/Indie Rock. One of the many bands leading the charge in the rise of the genre is Chase Atlantic.  Origins and Current Triumphs  The Australian based boy band is made up of brothers Mitchel and Clinton Cave and Ch...

Recently Released Albums

Recently Released Albums

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by The 1975: This band released their third and most controversial album. The speak on subjects like police violence, sexuality, and the meaning of love. Released on November 30th, 2018, this album includes singles: Love It If We Made It, Be My Mistake, Sin...

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Savannah Blades, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Artist, Lifestyles

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, or as the world knows her Billie Eilish. The 16 year old girl from Los Angeles, California has been singing since she was a little girl. She’s always had a claim to fame since Finneas O’Connell, her brother, has been a songwriter in the recording industry ...

Wes’ Guide to MTG

Wes’ Guide to MTG

Wes McDowell, Graphic Editor

November 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

This is the first of many installments of my guide to MTG, in this first edition, I will be talking about a brief history on MTG and turns. From flying spaghetti elder gods to immortal goblins, Magic: The Gathering is a game of fantasy and fun. But What is Magic: The Gathering? Magic: The Gathering, commonl...

5 Bands You Forgot About

5 Bands You Forgot About

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Bands are a critical part of American music, some of the biggest bands like ACDC have inspired a newer generation of music. Due to their influence, the standard that bands are held to have been amped. Just like solo artists, bands can die out or decide to disband due to creative difference. Here are...

6 Spooky Films for Halloween

6 Spooky Films for Halloween

The Voice Staff

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays during the year. People get to dress up as whatever they please and hang out with all their friends. Part of Halloween traditions is cozying up near your tv to watch a Halloween inspired show or movie. Here are some of the top picks from the Blackman Voice Staff.   ...

5 Fun Things To Do During Halloween

5 Fun Things To Do During Halloween

Savannah Blades, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Halloween is one of the best times of year to be a teenager. You get to be who or what you want to be for one night of the year! Candy can also be a huge factor, especially if it’s the only time of year you get candy. What teenager doesn’t want candy?  You and a group of friends can go to one of the many haunted houses/woods that are right around Murfreesboro. Deadland Haunted Woods an...

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books

Mia Isom, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books Poetry has been around for thousands of years; each poem always telling a different story. The art form has changed as time goes on, but it still holds the same meaning. There are many different types of poetry in the world of literature; here are the ones that stand out...

What’s A King Princess?

What’s A King Princess?

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

Pop is one of the most listened to genres in music. Pop music is what’s played the most on radio stations, in public coffee shops, and in tv shows or movies. So when a new artist makes a break in the pop industry it normally wouldn’t create a lot of waves, that was true until King Princess.  ...

The Drama at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital Unfolds Once Again

Maddy Williams, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

       Grey’s Anatomy season 15 premiered which excited avid watchers of this action-packed show engrossed with commotion.  The mixture of love and tragedy keeps the viewers wanting to see what happens next.      Here’s a recap of season 14’s finale: April Kepner bounced back from her l...

“No Rain, No Flowers” by Sabrina Claudio Album Review

“No Rain, No Flowers” by Sabrina Claudio Album Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editior

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

Over time music has changed drastically. The new generation of rap and pop music have completely flipped the original idealism of those genres on their heads. Through it all R&B has remained an all-time favorite due to the fact that the values in R&B music remain true throughout time, barley...