The Paisano

Wake up Mr. West

Kanye wearing his MAGA hat

Adrianne Kristianto

November 1, 2018

Rapper. Record producer. Fashion designer. Entrepreneur. Misunderstood. While everyone’s mind is racing in fear for this nation’s condition, Kanye West – a pillar in today’s hip-hop and rap world – confessed his adoration for the 45th president of the United States. It all started when he ...

Hold up, the Grammy’s don’t love you like we love you

Jessica Salinas

February 23, 2017

Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” was one of the most culturally significant albums of 2016—unparalleled in its social impact. Beyoncé retains her mega-star status while her work speaks meaningfully to minorities and women. “Lemonade” is critically acclaimed and extremely powerful in its relevancy. So t...

Life playlist

December 10, 2015

Commuting: “Nightcall” – Kavinsky You might recognize this song as the title track from Nicolas Winding Refn’s film “Drive,” and — ironically — that’s exactly what it’s perfect for: driving. Kavinsky, a French electro house artist, gained mainstream attention from the popularity of t...

Award shows are useless

Jakob Lopez

September 1, 2015

Kanye West did it again. At the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s), the provocative Chicago-raised artist yet again befuddled the world with his spontaneity. Many will remember, the 21-time Grammy Award winner’s memorable interruption of country-pop superstar Taylor Swift to dispute her recei...