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UC Berkeley senior Ariella Sosis spearheads Womyn in Music project

Campus Spotlight

Ariella Sosis is an ambitious businessperson whose ventures reflect her eclectic range of interests. The fourth-year Haas student wants to create a ridesharing app run for women by women and also leads her indie-folk band Golda out of Berkeley. One of her newest ideas combines her study of business with
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Pussy power

State of the art

“Your wife in the backseat of my brand-new foreign car.” Cut to a shot of a perfect blonde, beautiful wife hanging — quite literally — nakedly out of the backseat of Rihanna’s still-sparkling foreign car. “Don’t act like you forgot,” the Barbadian beauty raps head-on into the camera, her eyes
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Erik Weiner’s Picks of the Week

M.I.A.’S Matangi Noticing a lack of political new-rave hip-hop in your life? Well, want no longer. Everyone’s favorite Sri Lankan-English rapper returns this week with her disarmingly drab-voiced bravado on Matangi. M.I.A. may be no Hindu goddess herself, but even if the album won’t deify her, the churning Bollywood-esque melodies
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M.I.A. in action

M.IA., the initials and stage name of artist Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasm, are far from ‘missing in action.’ On the contrary, the singer, filmmaker, visual artist, recognized philanthropist and overall “beautiful person,” according to People magazine (she refused to accept the offer, responding that “Mother Teresa was never on the most
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Fashion News: M.I.A. x Versace

Following the premiere of the lavish music video for Migos’ latest radio hit, Versace has proven once again to be one of the most recognizable high fashion names in the rap industry. It comes to no surprise that the Italian design house has chosen to collaborate with one of music’s baddddest and most beloved artists,
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Azealia Banks Releases New Track

Azealia Banks started hype with her release of “212” last fall, and her deliciously raunchy rhymes have gained huge interest in proportion to the work she has released. Her tracks drip with dance beats, guilt-free usage of the C-word, and quickness topped off with just enough cockiness. In the past
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Sample Sundays: Punk Paper Planes

What’s up people? Last Sunday was the Super Bowl, and that means that last weeks edition of Sample Sundays should have been more topical, so I’ll try to keep myself abreast of anything that might be significant to a large group of people in this nation (I doubt it though).
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