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Frost band Pump Action on their debut single ‘Strangers’

While their debut single “Strangers” was released on Feb. 4, Pump Action, a band of four University of Miami’s Frost School of Music students, has made their presence known in Miami for months.

UM alum Mic Nickels releases debut book and album, “Bars for...

Released in Dec. 2021, the book coincides with the completion of his solo album, also titled “Bars for Days.” Both the book and the album draw on his experiences as a child, college student, musician and parent.

2022 Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show finally lets rap take center...

On Sunday night, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, and Kendrick Lamar showed up on music’s biggest stage, filling living rooms across the nation with nostalgia and old-school hip-hop.

A romantic Valentine’s Day playlist for the lovers

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, music could be the best way to express how you feel to your Valentine. Below you’ll find a playlist that includes romantic, steamy and vulnerable songs ideal for holiday.

KYLE’s ‘It’s Not So Bad’ is just that, not bad at...

Most mainstream audiences were introduced to KYLE with 2016’s megahit “iSpy,” which became a staple for college bars and parties across the country. With “It’s Not So Bad,” he’s here to remind Hollywood why he still deserves the same attention.

So you thought pop punk was dead? Here’s why you’re wrong.

The music world has an on-again-off-again relationship with punk’s radio-friendly offshoot. After existing in obscurity, Green Day, The Offspring and Weezer brought the genre to the mainstream in 1994, marking the start of a defining cycle.

10 songs that radiate #BlackGirlMagic

As Black History Month continues, we aim to celebrate the Black experience — one that, throughout history, is told by music in every genre. While we could compile a list of powerful Black girl anthems, this playlist highlights every part of being a Black girl, from empowering messages of self-love to honest moments of vulnerability. Here are 10 songs that radiate #BlackGirlMagic.

Pop singer and fashion designer Rihanna expecting first child, UM students...

The singer and fashion mogul known for hits such as “Work” and “We Found Love” is expecting her first child with New York rapper A$AP Rocky. The couple was pictured strolling the streets of New York City over the weekend, with Rihanna debuting her baby bump in a casual pink top and blue jeans.

The Weeknd electrifies and masters modern disco, dance-pop on ‘Dawn FM’

Released Jan. 7 through XO and Republic Records, the album includes 16 tracks alongside features from Tyler the Creator and Lil Wayne. The project showcases monologues from Jim Carrey, Josh Safdie and Quincy Jones, meant to represent the talk show hosts of a morning radio show.

What’s happening in Miami this spring?

As another semester arrives, we are all excited to explore the experiences that come with living in Miami. Between music, food and fashion, the entertainment scene this spring is full of exciting events.

Most anticipated releases of 2022

As one year in music ends, another year of anticipation replaces it. While music releases might not be as predictable as other mediums — and surprise releases continue to become the norm — some musicians have already hinted that they will release music this year.

FKA Twigs’ ‘Caprisongs’ highlights English singer’s vocal prowess and master production

Following up 2019’s “Magdalene” is a tough ask for FKA Twigs. With two albums since 2014, both garnering massive acclaim, Twigs’ album releases are a musical event. The latest project from the Grammy winner, “Caprisongs,” breaks from Twigs’ artistic past and thrives by not continuing “Magdalene,” but separating itself entirely.