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Louisiana rappers are overlooked in the rap game

Louisiana rapper Kentrall Desean Gaulden, known for his stage name Nba Youngboy performs

Jaime Rios, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

While the sound of the southern hip hop has traditionally been dominated by artists coming out of Atlanta and Houston, there is a third city that should be on the radar of any rap fan. Artists like Lil Baby, Gunna, Young Thug, and Gucci Mane from Atlanta are rappers that tend to get the most...

Big console games are moving to the mobile platform

Big console games are moving to the mobile platform

Angel Hernandez and Robert Ramos

November 19, 2019

Consoles and PC are dominant platforms where people play their video games, now many of the games that originated from those platforms are being converted to mobile. Games such as PUBG mobile, Fortnite, Call Of Duty Mobile, ARK: Survival Evolved, DOOM, Minecraft, Mario Kart Tour, and e Sims a...

Is My Chemical Romance making a comeback?

Is My Chemical Romance making a comeback?

Javier Arellano, Section Editor

October 31, 2019

Whip out your old band posters and dust off your band merch because My Chemical Romance has just teased a possible reunion album. After six long years since the band's split, MCR has recently started posting screenshots of strange icons with what appear to be song titles via their Instagram story....

Quality Control compilation features hot trap artists

Quality Control compilation features hot trap artists

Rhett Moore, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Control the Streets Vol. 2 is the 2nd installment from the Quality Control Album. Founded in 2013 by CEO Pierre Omas and COO Kevin Lee. Quality Control Music strived to bring a more authentic sound to the trap scene, especially in the south. Quality Control Music has brought some of rap’s b...

Young Thug just wants listners to have ‘so much fun’

Young Thug just wants listners to have ‘so much fun’

Enrique Camacho, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

After releasing three mixtapes throughout 2011 and 2012, Young Thug caught the attention of fellow Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane, who signed him to his label 1017 Brick Squad Records in 2013. Eventually, Young Thug would sign to 300 Entertainment and start his own label “YSL Records.” He went...

Tencent makes successful adaption of Call of Duty for the mobile platform

Tencent makes successful adaption of Call of Duty for the mobile platform

Desmin Curry

October 10, 2019

Call of Duty Mobile is finally out after about a month of waiting, and so far, it’s not that bad. The game had some troubles on day one like troubles logging in and getting stuck on preparing to update. Tencent Games, which is known for PUBG Mobile, adapted it for Activision. Despite the initi...

Games announced at E3 convention available this fall

Games announced at E3 convention available this fall

Gegory Roque

October 8, 2019

E3 2019 had a shocking year. Companies such as Nintendo, Devolver Digital, PC Gaming, Microsoft, Bethesda, Ubisoft and Square Enix announced that they will be releasing new games. Which included Super Smash Bros Ultimate where the fans will be given what they wanted with new character Ba...

Disney+ opens up huge content catalog in November

Disney+ opens up huge content catalog in November

Angel Hernandez and Diego Rivas

October 8, 2019

The Disney Vault will finally open and fans all over the world will get the chance to binge everything and anything they love about Disney whether it be their movies or shows. On November 12, 2019, a new streaming platform will be launched and will compete against other big platforms such as Netflix,...

Fine Arts department starts Akins’ First Mariachi Club

Students play violin as part of the Mariachi Club after school in the orchestra room. The club meets on Wednesdays starting at 4:30 p.m.

Natalia Estrada, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

The Akins Fine Arts department is raising the curtain on a new Mariachi performance group this year, fulfilling a popular request among students and teachers, representing a culture and helping students to improve their skills. “I really want to make an impact culturally at the school...

Melanie Martinez impresses fans with album and film

Melanie Martinez impresses fans with album and film

Anneliese Olivo, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2019

After 4 years of musical silence, Melanie Martinez is back in the spotlight with her new album and a supporting feature-length film titled K-12. On Sept. 6, Melanie Martinez released her second album along with a film that was based around the album which included musical numbers to all of her new songs. In...

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