The Teen Appeal

Giving truth to Memphis youth

Drake and Future dominate in 2015

By Hali Smith (Central High School) Canadian rapper, songwriter Drake joined Atlanta rapper Future for a surprise mixtape released at the end of September. Their nine-song mixtape has already been … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Urban art pops up all over Memphis

By London Montaque (Overton High School) Street art is a type of visual art that is created in public locations. It began in New York City and gained popularity in … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Atonement a novel worth reading

By Kenyona Chaney (Power Center Academy High School) Atonement written by Ian McEwan, is a novel set in England during the 1930s. The cast of characters are the Tallis family … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maze Runner continues with another hit

By Breyanah Graham (Ridgeway High School) Young-adult novels turned into films are certainly not something new. However, while long time favorites such as The Hunger Games series and Divergent series … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

One young Memphian wants to be the new King

By Savanna Hulbert (K.I.P.P.) Lately, I’ve been following upcoming Memphis musicians King Mayanara and Rue|Blue, who have a bond of being family, as well as artists. Compared to other artists … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christian spirit rocks Winter Jam

By Osarugue Otebele (Hollis F. Price Middle College High School) In late March, six of America’s biggest Christian artists came together and rocked out the FedExForum stage. Those four hours … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

J. Cole takes aim at rappers in new album

By Osarugue Otebele (Hollis F. Price Middle College High School) The first single of rapper Jermaine Lamarr Cole’s album contains a chorus that many fans found themselves singing along to … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

New artist SpaceGhostPurrp hitting the right notes

By Desmond Catron (K.I.P.P.) If you acquaint yourself with Markese Rolle, better known under the alias of SpaceGhostPurrp, you’ll know that he isn’t your average rapper. He is the founder … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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