RichMusicz Interview with Journey

Words By:Melissa Poux-Williams Fresh face and passionate, Tallahassee native, Rich, also known by his stage name Richmusicz,  was eager to step into Goldie Sounds Studio and get started on some new music.   At the tender age of 17, Richmusicz has enjoy rapid success performing at numerous shows in Tallahassee and Atlanta. His SoundCloud features […]

Miami Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Dies in Boating Crash

Words by: Kirra Martin Major League Baseball has suffered a tragic loss. One of its brightest players was killed in a boating collision off Miami Beach. Jose Fernandez, a Miami Marlins pitcher, died at 24 along with and two others Sunday, after their boat was discovered by officials on jetty rocks. According to Officer Lorenzo Veloz, of […]

President Obama Speaks at the Debut of The National Museum of African-American History and Culture

Words By: Kirra Martin The monumental grand opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture commenced this weekend in Washington, D.C at the National Mall with live footage, courtesy of the White House. The grand opening was followed by a Dedication Ceremony and a Freedom Sounds Festival, according to the museum’s […]

Florida State Last Call For Fall

  Words By: Chantal Gainous Capital 6 was the local opening act for the Florida State Last Call for Fall concert on Sun. August 28, which featured an all rapper line up. Capital 6 is a major hip hop collective on FAMU’s campus, and is composed of Crimson, Intricate, Rob Ohtis, Donny Blot, and their DJ Nove. […]

FAMU Students Attend New York Fashion Week

Words by: Amanda Jean-Mary Photo Credit: James Rozier Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication (SJGC) sent three of its students to New York Fashion Week (NYFW) in New York City. Dean Ann Wead Kimbrough chose three journalism students, Steven Bryd-Pitts, Alexis Lockheart and James Rozier to represent FAMU in New York City […]

The Biggest Artist in the Whole World

Words and Photography by: Chantal Gainous The Moon hosted the Tory Lanez I Told You Tour stop Sunday, Sept. 18. Tory Lanez is best known for several hit singles including “Say It,” “Luv,” and most recently for remixing Drake’s catchy single “Controlla.” Although early morning Monday classes were threatening the end of a weekend, that […]

Atlanta Rapper Shawty Lo Dead After Fiery Crash

Words by Rashad Stafford Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, an Atlanta-based rapper, was reported dead after a hit-and-run accident early Wednesday morning in Atlanta, Ga. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Walker was leaving the Blue Flame Lounge in Atlanta when his white Audi was struck by another vehicle and sent […]

Campus Activity Board Account Frozen

Words by Kiara Whitehead   At the September 19th meeting of the Florida A&M 46th Student Senate it was announced that the Campus Activities Board’s account would be placed on hold for 10 days pending an investigation. CAB chair Jameison Walker was summoned to the Senate Meeting by Senate President Brandon Johnson after information surrounding […]

Two Teens Killed in Car Accident on Mocassin Gap Road

Words by Rashad Stafford Photo:Ghetty Images Leon County deputies responded to a vehicle crash at Mocassin Gap Road and Manpeter Place on Saturday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers and first responders found Donovan Jamal Sailor, 18, and Brandy Sue Jackson, 18, deceased in a vehicle. According to police, Sailor and Jackson were […]

The Wealth Divide: Economics & Tallahassee, Florida


Words by TyLisa C. Johnson A run down plot in Tallahassee’s South Side.   The sirens blare throughout the night in the south side of Tallahassee, Florida. With crime as a normal part of the landscape of this part of the city, residents take extra precautions to lock their home doors and cars. There’s an endless […]