Noah Whitfield

Noah Whitfield (20C) is from Johannesburg, South Africa, majoring in creative writing and minoring in Spanish. His interests include making music, writing scripts and watching movies. Contact Whitfield at [email protected]

Madlib Takes Fans Around the Globe in Under 60 Minutes

Back in February 2004, after the release of hip-hop duo Madvillain’s soon-to-be classic album, “Madvillainy,” rapper MF Doom — one of two madvillains — faithfully said in an interview, “Any time you try to throw music into one category, it gets kind of mixed up. We do music for the love of it.” In the [...]

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‘Malcolm & Marie’ Is Boldly Intimate Yet Distant

Director Sam Levinson’s “Malcolm & Marie,'' which releases on Netflix on Feb. 5, gives viewers a front-row seat to an emotional prize fight between a budding filmmaker (John David Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) on the night of his latest film premiere. We witness a relationship at its most vulnerable — replete with unspoken thoughts [...]

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Beach Bunny Is Done Playing the ‘Blame Game’

This article contains mentions of sexual harassment. 2021 is off to a rocking start with “Blame Game,” the fifth EP from Chicago indie-pop band Beach Bunny. Released on Jan. 15, the 4-track project is the latest EP since their critically-acclaimed debut studio album “Honeymoon.” Since frontwoman Lili Trifilio formed Beach Bunny in 2015, the band [...]

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4 African American Icons and a Night to Remember

Regina King’s “One Night in Miami” is a gripping mediation on race in America from the perspective of four African American icons of the 1960s: civil rights leader Malcolm X, legendary soul singer Sam Cooke, NFL Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown and heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali). One [...]

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More Than a Restaurant, ‘Mangrove’ Is a Movement

Who does one turn to when the people that are sworn to protect them are the ones they need protection from? Steve McQueen's "Mangrove" addresses this question and the issue of police violence through a lesser-known historical event. “Mangrove” is a British courtroom drama about the Mangrove Nine, a group of Caribbean immigrants who were [...]

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