31 March

Remembering a legend: Selena Quintanilla-Perez

On this day, 24 years ago, legendary Tejano popstar Selena Quintanilla-Perez drew her last breath. Although Selena’s life was cut short, her legacy lives on, not only through her fans but through her achievements and unique personality. Selena was murdered in cold blood by Yolanda Saldívar on March 31, 1995, at the Days Inn motel […]

14 March

Alumni Spotlight: KPthewolf to play at SXSW

Some VSU alumni go on to claim impressive feats, and one alumnus is claiming his in at the South West Music Festival, commonly known as SXSW. Phillip Walton, known to his friends as KP and to his fans and followers as In fact, his performance at SXSW comes just before the launch of his album […]

29 August

Review: “Sweetner” shows cohesion and growth

Ariana Grande is one of the ex-Nickelodeon acts that continue to prove to everyone why the “ex” is a good thing. Grande is always trying to move pop music forward for future generations, and her fourth studio album, “Sweetener,” was nothing different. Out of her four studio albums, this one shows the most growth and […]

20 October

Review: ‘A Love Letter to You 2’ a piece of art

The music charts have taken a sharp turn with the releases of some of the most beautiful albums of this generation. We have seen albums from “4:44” by Jay Z to “Stoney” by Post Malone. Both installments are far from similar, but for one Ohio native, rage and love combine into one beautiful project.  Trippie Redd is the latest lyrical prodigy to take the […]

11 October

Jazz, caribbean rhythms flow through Pops in the Park

Pops in the Park was hosted by the Music Scholarship Alliance on Thursday, Oct. 5th at the Fine Arts Building Amphitheatre. This event featured performances by VSU’s very own: The Spotlighters, the Steel Drum Band and faculty and student jazz ensembles. Special guest Danté Flowers also entertained playing the piano. Flowers is the owner and […]

27 September

Student Spotlight: Lang Amaru

Stefan Roberts knew music was going to be a part of his life as early as 13 years old. With self-determination and strong support from his family and community, pursuing an education and his passion in music are two aspirations within his reach.  Stefan, or Lang Amaru, is a 20 year old hip-hop artist from Monticello, Fl.   “Lang is an acronym for Love Ain’t No […]

25 August

Ashley Street Station, Valdosta nightlife’s hidden gem

On a weeknight the loud music, mesmerizing atmosphere, and the nostalgic 70s dive bar feel will drag you onto Ashley Street Station’s (A.S.S) doorstep. With bands playing nightly, you’re sure to feel like you’re living in an episode of your parents’ self-proclaimed, “Glory Days”. Ashley Street Station is notoriously known for appealing to the rock scene. Fret not, musical […]