10 of My Favorite Albums by Female Artists

by Gem Miller

It’s the end of Women’s History Month and no one loves women in music more than I do. If you haven’t tuned into my show No Boys Allowed (noon on Thursdays on WMUC digital), perhaps you haven’t heard about my passion for women in music, particularly pop. In fact, I almost exclusively listen to female musicians. Since I consider myself an expert on the topic and have a huge ego, I thought I would share my favorite albums by female musicians. I focused most of this list on contemporary albums and this list is roughly ranked from least to most favorite.

WMUC Presents REVERIE

Back for the third time, we here at WMUC put in overtime to bring you the third edition of our zine, REVERIE. With spring brings upon an era of growth, which we showcased with an array of talented writers, photographers, poets, artists, and more. Join us in this journey by reading REVERIE here.

My Frontrunners for the Oscars’ Original Song Category

By Lucy Hubbard

5.“Hear My Voice” from “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
Written and Performed by Celeste, this song was for those who protested the Democratic National Convention in 1968. The song captures the theme of protest and rebellion within the movie with the lyric “Hear my voice, hear my dreams.” Celeste’s voice is accompanied by a Beatles-esque instrumental, which immerses the listener into the time period of the trial and creates a powerful narrative about the political troubles.

You Need To Shake Ya Ass To Some Jojo Siwa

by Victoria Stavish

I started listening to JoJo Siwa’s music last summer. At the time, I was babysitting a lot, which meant participating in numerous dance parties. The Youtube auto-play feature introduced us to the song “High Top Shoes” by JoJo Siwa, and that was all it took to turn me to a stan.

A Little Bit of Soul

by Marlia Nash
Jon Batiste

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5 Albums That Got Me Through Black History Month

by Yemi Ikotun

Black History Month 2021 is truly like no other. With Bobby Shmurda finally home, JoJo Siwa v. Dababy (2021), Lil Uzi Vert’s $24 million forehead diamond, and all the discourse around Lori Harvey, each day is a little more explosive than the last, but in the best way possible. To celebrate the culture, I made it my goal to listen to primarily black artists. I may have exhausted my Spotify with the hours I clocked, but here are the 5 albums that got me through Black History Month.

Ranking All The Halftime Shows I Care About

by Gem Miller

It’s the end of February: the most boring, cold, and all-around yucky month. The only thing to look forward to is Valentine's Day (which you may or may not be dreading) and the Super Bowl. Perhaps you like the Super Bowl, because you like sports, or perhaps you are like me, and love to judge the Halftime shows. As I watched The Weeknd's halftime show, I couldn’t help but wonder how the past Halftimes shows compare. So, I sat through as many halftime shows as I could stomach before I got bored. Here’s my personal ranking from worst to best:

Love Story: The Sequel

By Lucy Hubbard

Taylor Swift released a re-recording of her 2008 song “Love Story” on February 12th, ushering in a new musical era for the country-turned-pop-turned-alternative star. The single is the first of the re-recording. Along with the its release, Swift has revealed she will release a re-recording of the entire Fearless album as well as six unheard songs from the vault on April 9th.

AG switching up positions with her deluxe drop

By Bri Corley

Ariana Grande is the gift that keeps on giving and giving and giving. Ever since her sixth album positions came out on October 30th 2020, Ari has blessed us with her Netflix concert documentary "excuse me i love you", the "34+35" remix, music video with artists Doja Cat and Megan thee Stallion, and has teased four additional tracks that would appear on the deluxe version of the album.