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Alisa S. Regassa

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almost monday Performs at the Roadrunner

Concert Review: Almost Monday Are More Than ‘Cool Enough’

With infectious lyrics and undeniable chemistry, almost monday deliver an unforgettable performance that’s sure to please old fans and newcomers alike.

Future Rolling Loud Miami 2022

From Rolling Loud Miami: Hendrix Predicts The Future

Future also shared a huge chunk of his time in the spotlight on stage with Travis Scott, who he invited on stage for five songs, marking a return for the rapper following the tragedy at Astroworld.

Kid Cudi Rolling Loud 2022

From Rolling Loud Miami: Kanye Makes Surprise Appearance After Kid Cudi Storms Off Stage

It would seem that Kid Cudi was set up for failure — both by West and the festival itself.

Kendrick Lamar Headlines Rolling Loud

From Rolling Loud Miami: Kendrick Lamar Creates His Own Narrative

Few musicians are as dedicated to putting on a show as Kendrick Lamar proved himself to be at Rolling Loud Miami this past weekend. The result was a once in a lifetime, truly unforgettable performance.

Coi Leray Stage Governors Ball 2022

From Governors Ball 2022: Friday Sound Bites

The Crimson sent two reporters, Alisa Regassa and Derrick Ochiaga, to cover the event. These are a few performances that stood out on the opening day of the three day festival.

Kid Cudi Jumbotron Governors Ball

From Governors Ball 2022: Kid Cudi Is All The Rage

The Cleveland-born rapper did not disappoint, delivering an emotional performance that left the audience in awe.

Nine Inch Stage Boston Calling

From Boston Calling: Nine Inch Nails Saves The Weekend

Boston Calling saw Nine Inch Nails accomplish the impossible last weekend: Despite the bad weather and the Covid hiccups, the Boston crowd was not left disappointed.

Avril Lavigne Stage Boston Calling

Avril Lavigne Stage Boston Calling

Avril Lavigne closing out the Friday performances on the Delta Airlines Blue Stage.

BTS GQ Korea

What The Hell Happened: BTS Confirm New Album

While Big Hit Music has yet to release any further information about the upcoming release, that hasn’t deterred ARMYs from making their own predictions. Proposed hypotheses include that the name of the album will be “WE” to reflect “ME,” and that the album’s cover will be purple to symbolize BTS’s growth.

J. Cole Dreamville Festival Headliner Sunday

From Dreamville Festival 2022: J. Cole Gets Emotional Seeing His Impact

At various points throughout the hour-long concert, the Fayetteville-native rapper visibly teared up — in awe at the impact he and his festival have made. Not only did his performance prove that he put North Carolina on the map, it was a testimony that his town, his Dreamville crew, and his loyal fans will rep ‘Cole world’ until the end

Dreamville Saturday Lil Baby Headline

From Dreamville Festival 2022: Headliner Lil Baby Has ‘Sum 2 Prove’

Lil Baby ended the show with a smile of gratitude, but the happy fans who walked out of Dreamville festival that night were sure they were the lucky ones to have witnessed such a dedicated performer in his element.

Dreamville Saturday Wizkid

From Dreamville Festival 2022: Wizkid’s Immaculate Vibes For Africa’s National Anthem

Wizkid lived up to his flourishing stardom in his performance at this year’s Dreamville festival, confidently growing into his international fame as the headliner of the festival’s Rise stage.

"Immersive Shevchenko: Soul of Ukraine" Gallery View
On Campus

Exhibit Review: ‘Immersive Shevchenko: Soul Of Ukraine’

For the entirety of the 15-minute show, the exhibit entices all senses and transports the audience directly into the art. As soon as the lights dim and the paintings come to life, one feels as if Shevchenko himself is in the room.

Aminé Performs on Stage

Aminé Concert Review: ‘Best Tour Ever’ In The House Of Blues

Donning his signature colorful beanie and graphic t-shirt, Aminé’s sunny personality radiated on stage as he vibed with the Boston crowd.

"Stop War" Graffiti Ukraine War
Visual Arts

Why Artists Care About Ukraine

Putin’s unprovoked and inhumane attack relies on destroying a future world where Ukrainian artists can exist — and that is precisely why the current generation of musicians, poets, and artists from all over the world have stood up in support of Ukraine.