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The Stem Player connected to a MacBook Air. (Photo by Alfonso Belloso | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The ‘Stem Player’: Kanye West’s Tech Debut

By Alfonso Belloso, Arts Writer March 29, 2022

  On Feb. 22, Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, held a listening party at LoanDepot Park in Miami for the release of his new album "Donda 2."  The 22-time Grammy award winner made the...

Kanye West in Jeen-Yuhs. (Courtesy

Sundance: ‘Jeen-Yuhs’ is a Kanye Documentary for the Super-Fans

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer January 25, 2022

  Kanye West — he’s a rapper, producer, fashionista, father, husband and all-around cultural phenomenon. Even if you don’t listen to his music, you are no doubt familiar with his over-the-top,...

(Graphic by Claire Peterson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Taylor Swift’s Re-Recordings Highlight Inequality in the Music Industry

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer December 1, 2021

  I was in fifth grade when Taylor Swift’s “Red” album came out. I remember using an iTunes gift card to download the album onto my iPod Touch. As an 11-year-old, I had never experienced...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Cut to the Springtime Feeling

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 26, 2021

  After the lull and quiet of winter frost, the first signs of spring always make me eager to blossom and explore. Color, growth, adventure, love and new beginnings are all things that seem possible...

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Overton’s Top Song Lyrics Referencing Sports

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer March 22, 2021

  There are many legendary songs that reference sports, but which ones deserve to make it on the top five? All of the songs you will find on this list are from hip-hop songs, and that is no coincidence....

(Cartoon by Izzy Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pop-Cultured: The Morality of Leaked Music

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor April 17, 2020

  There’s something to be said about the excitement a music listener feels leading up to an album's release. There’s the waiting in anticipation — for what feels like an eternity — since...

Alvarado: Kanye Wants to Make America Trumps Again

Alvarado: Kanye Wants to Make America Trump’s Again

By Andrea Alvarado October 22, 2018

  Kanye West is on a media tour to encourage “free thought” and “love.” However, he is doing so by spewing outrageous and ill-informed comments that are far from breaching the divide our...

Kanye West Fashion Show Intrigues and Disappoints

February 20, 2015

"I don’t want to disrespect designers by calling myself a designer. I just think I have a vision of something that I want to do.” Kanye to in 2015 (in reference to his Adidas show last week). "I...