Author: Destiny Turner

Album Review: “Freudian” – Daniel Caesar

For many young artists now, their music lacks authenticity. Many of them become so wrapped up in the business aspect of making music, they forget that their lyrics are supposed to be a form of art. However, 23-year-old Ashton Simmonds, or better known by his stage name, Daniel Caesar, challenges this by staying true to himself through his lyrics. Caesar focuses on his intimate relationships with his partner, mother, and God through his 2017 album “Freudian.” The work of Sigmund Freud, Austrian philosopher and the father of psychoanalysis, was the inspiration for this album. One of Freud’s theories that...

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Casey Donahew at Harry’s

He has a thing for country music from the eighties, he’s a big fan of Garth Brooks, and he’s from Burleson, Texas. Did you guess who it is yet?  Yes? No? It’s Casey Donahew, a Texas country singer that loves great lyricism. On November 9 at Hurricane Harry’s, Casey Donahew and The Casey Donahew Band will be performing some of their hits. Donahew is special amongst his country music counterparts. Even though he has always been musically inclined, he didn’t grow up as a musician. In actuality, Donahew grew up on a farm, riding and team roping. He began...

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App Review – Tip Yourself

Have you ever tried to save money but failed over and over again? You ever think about opening a savings account but hesitated because it might cost a fee? Well here’s the answer to all your problems! Mike Lenz and co-founder Lukas Caravajal created “Tip Yourself,” a virtual savings jar for individuals that have financial saving goals. Saving money is a hard feat, and many of us have a negative relationship to that green piece of paper that keeps us fed. However, Tip Yourself encourages its users to build habits saving money. This app allows users to give themselves...

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Album Review: Jessie Reyez – Being Human in Public

Hailing from Toronto, Canadian-Colombian twenty-seven-year-old singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez reminds listeners to not let someone else’s judgements control how you live your life in her sophomore album “Being Human in Public.”  Released October 19, 2018, Reyez delivers a sequence of seven original songs that empower liberated women, encourage being a free spirit, and evoke emotions of heartbreak through relatable lyrics. There are many double standards between males and females, but Reyez challenges listeners to simply live and not care about how other people perceive your life, especially if you are female. Through “Being Human in Public,” Reyez tells a lyrical...

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MSC OPAS Presents – “Soweto Gospel Choir”

Traveling 8,867 miles from South Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir will be bringing a taste of what gospel music sounds like when it comes from the motherland! Their unique blend of African gospel with a tropical reggae sound comes to Bryan/College Station on October 30 at 7:30 p.m at Rudder Auditorium. The Soweto Gospel Choir is made up of just over forty of South Africa’s finest gospel artists and was created to show listeners how African gospel music can inspire listeners all across the globe. Established in November of 2002 by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer, the choir started...

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