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Review: Timberlake tanks crossover in “Man of the Woods”

Justin Timberlake performs during the Super Bowl halftime show Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minn. (Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

By Zachary Donovan | For The Pitt News

February 13, 2018

Every so often, an established mainstream artist proudly announces they are returning to their roots. In recent years, we’ve heard Lady Gaga trade provocative synth pop for introspective piano ballads, Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish retire his post-grunge flannel and opt for cowboy b...

Review: Miguel makes waves with ‘War & Leisure’

Miguel’s latest album “War & Leisure” steps outside the bounds of the R&B genre. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Taylor Robinson | For The Pitt News

January 16, 2018

Miguel’s most recent album is a practice in reflection — asking listeners to re-examine their integrity and take a second look at their treatment of each other. In the chorus of “Now,” Miguel sings, “Is that the look of freedom, now? / Is that the sound of freedom, now? / ‘Cause it's ...

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