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Drake performs in Concert at Aubrey & The Three Amigos Tour - Chicago, Illinois at United Center on August 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. After months-long delay, Drake dropped his sixth studio album after months-long delay. Prince Williams/WireimagePrince Williams/Wireimage

Drake drops latest album “Certified Lover Boy”

Isaac Saia Gluck September 17, 2021
For rap megastar Drake, it's hard to know when the rapping persona stops and the goofing around starts. His feuds with other rappers and many of his actions are questionable and unatoned for, but his songs can have good hooks ... sometimes.
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Some Kanye West fans celebrate Donda – others are still confused

Some Kanye West fans celebrate “Donda” – others are still confused

Isaac Saia Gluck September 10, 2021
Kanye West, unquestionably one of the most important musicians of our generation and a proponent of the notion that there is no such thing as bad publicity, released his 10th studio album, "Donda," following multiple extravagant and dramatic listening parties.
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Mike McCannell during a game against Princeton in the spring 2019 season. EMMA HARRIS/STATEMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse falls to Princeton at home

Ryan Magill April 9, 2019
In what was an otherwise even game, Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse’s ineffective shooting and inability to put the ball in the net made all the difference in their blowout loss to the Princeton University Tigers, losing by a final score of 14-4.
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R&B singer Ella Mai in 2017. The English artist released her self-titled debut album on Oct. 12. 10 SUMMER/INTERSCOPE

Review: Ella Mai’s self-titled debut album plays like a page out of her own diary

Evelin Mercedes October 13, 2018
R&B singer Ella Mai’s social media countdown is finally over for her self-titled debut album, “Ella Mai,” which was released on Oct. 12.
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Sophomore attackman Chris Pickel, Jr. scored a goal in Stony Brooks win over UMass Lowell. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Lacrosse suffers 16-8 loss to Princeton

Chris Parkinson April 8, 2018
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse never took a lead against the Princeton Tigers in its 16-8 defeat on Saturday, April 7 at Class of 1952 Stadium in Princeton, New Jersey.
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Music 101 seminar brings together professional and student talent

David Pepa September 29, 2016
Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, chief executive officer and producer of Platinum Boy Music, gave a lecture on the function and reality of the music industry.
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Stony Brook Football wins the first-ever Lip Sync Battle Belt

Stony Brook Football wins the first-ever Lip Sync Battle Belt

Jessica Carnabuci and Kelly Saberi April 29, 2016
The first-ever Seawolves Lip Sync Battle was held in the auditorium of the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, April 27.
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Ray Rice and the absurdity of celebrity worship

Jeremy Kline September 18, 2014
In recent news, Ray Rice, a star running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended due to a video being leaked of him knocking his wife, Janay Palmer, out cold.
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Students weigh in on Rihanna’s reunion with Chris Brown

Michael Cusanelli March 5, 2012
It was a slap in the face for pop princess Rihanna’s supporters. The remix of Rihanna's song "Birthday Cake" featuring Chris Brown leaked on the internet. Due to the buzz, Brown was happy to be featured in Rihanna’s song, and, as fans awaited the official release, he gave them a dose of this: "Girl I wanna f*** you right now (right now)/ Been a long time, I’ve been missing your body/ Let me-let me turn the lights down." Brown is notorious for the domestic abuse case involving Rihanna, which became a permanent black mark on their careers, and the reconciliation between the two does not sit well with some fans.
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