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REVIEW: Taylor Swift leaves her ‘Reputation,’ moves on to ‘ME!’

REVIEW: Taylor Swift leaves her ‘Reputation,’ moves on to ‘ME!’

Reanna Simmons

May 1, 2019

Taylor Swift has finally taken the initiative to move on from her “Reputation” era since she finished her tour for the album by releasing her new single “ME!” on Thursday, featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Prior to the release, Swift was dropping subtle hints via Instagram. Her pos...

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Brittney Delgado, Arts & entertainment editor

April 29, 2019

Sol Blume returned for a second year to the heart of Sacramento, Cesar Chavez Plaza, with performances from R&B singer-songwriters Miguel, Jessie Reyez and more on Saturday. The self-described “boutique-style” music festival had two stages only a few feet apart from each other. Vendors like Bam...

Sac State’s ASI, KSSU, RHA to host first on-campus music festival

Sac State’s ASI, KSSU, RHA to host first on-campus music festival

Matthew Peirson

April 26, 2019

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc., on-campus radio station KSSU and the Residence Hall Association have collaborated to host the on-campus Nest Fest music festival on Friday in the Residence Halls. The event is free for Sac State students and will take place from 5-8 p.m. featuring stu...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 51 years since Jimi Hendrix hit the stage at Sac State

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 51 years since Jimi Hendrix hit the stage at Sac State

Brittney Delgado, Arts & Entertainment editor

April 23, 2019

Legendary electric guitarist and rockstar Jimi Hendrix performed a sold-out show to a crowd of 3,000 in the Sacramento State men’s basketball gymnasium on Feb. 4, 1968. The gym, which is now known as the Yosemite Hall South Gymnasium, was only meant to hold 1,000 people, but students squeezed ...

REVIEW: Beyoncé shows she has no true competitor in ‘Homecoming’

REVIEW: Beyoncé shows she has no true competitor in  ‘Homecoming’

Shiavon Chatman

April 20, 2019

I was 10 years old when I saw Destiny’s Child perform live in my hometown of Albany, New York. "Excited" didn’t fit the magnitude of the electricity running through my veins. I knew every song. My rhythm-deficient body (sort of) knew the moves, and I was ready. I wasn’t just a fan. I’ve...

Rapper Bryce Vine performs at Sac State in UNIQUE’s last concert of the semester

Rapper Bryce Vine performs at Sac State in UNIQUE’s last concert of the semester

Jasmin Acosta

April 19, 2019

American rapper and singer-songwriter Bryce Vine headlined the last UNIQUE concert of the semester at Sacramento State on Thursday in the University Union Ballroom. Rapper Soosh*e! was enthusiastic to be the opening guest upon his return to Sac State after a seven-year hiatus. Soosh*e! performed ...

UNIQUE’s 40th anniversary closes with concert featuring Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

UNIQUE’s 40th anniversary closes with concert featuring Kel Mitchell, YBN Cordae

Nicholas Corey

April 13, 2019

The DJ had been hyping up a restless Sacramento State audience for over 25 minutes. There was one thought on everyone's mind — where is YBN Cordae? Loud music started to play. The song is “Scottie Pippen,” by YBN Cordae, real name Cordae Dunston. As it began, waving hands and Dunston’s re...

Singer, rapper Bryce Vine to perform at Sac State

Singer, rapper Bryce Vine to perform at Sac State

Clarissa Pacheco

April 8, 2019

Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs is bringing breakout singer and rapper Bryce Vine to the University Union Ballroom stage on April 18. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. with opening guest SOOSH*E. Tickets start at $15 for Sac State students with a valid OneCard and $22 for the general public. Th...

Sac State alumnus, rapper Consci8us nominated for 2019 SN&R SAMMIES

Sac State alumnus, rapper Consci8us nominated for 2019 SN&R SAMMIES

Deondre Pasquini

March 11, 2019

Voting for the 27th year of Sacramento News & Review’s SAMMIES awards closes tomorrow, with local artists and performers on the ballot, including Sacramento State student rapper Consci8us. The SAMMIES, or the Sacramento Music Awards, were started by SN&R to give recognition to talented...

REVIEW: Princess Nokia empowers women of color with feminist rap in NorCal

REVIEW: Princess Nokia empowers women of color with feminist rap in NorCal

Ruby Pineda

March 6, 2019

Afro-Latina lyricist Princess Nokia empowered women of color during Noise POP Festival on Saturday night at the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall. Noise POP took place over the course of a week where independent local musicians performed at various venues throughout the Bay Area. Princess Nokia, r...

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