Fall 2022 News Recap

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     In February, Russia invaded Ukraine, starting a war. Ukraine has been mostly successful in defense, but during September, Ukraine started to push back the Russian army and is now on offense. Recently, Russia has stated that a vote concluded that a huge majority of Ukraine citizens wanted to be part of Russia, and Putin has stated that it is now a part of Russia. Ukraine is currently fighting for its independence.

     Global food prices, and inflation as a whole, have slowed down. It’s not going to stop for a long time, but it is slowing down.

     2022 was a huge year for music, especially rap. Kendrick Lamar has released a new album, he hasn’t had an album release since 2017. Notable rappers this year with big releases include Post Malone and Jack Harlow. Pop was also huge this year with artist Harry Styles releasing a new album, and he hasn’t seen a new release in three years. Notable pop releases this year include Imagine Dragons and Panic! At the Disco. 

     This year was also huge for rock music with artists Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, and Ghost blowing up this year. Artists Architects and Arctic Monkeys had huge hype around their albums, which both released on the 21st. Both released huge singles such as “deep fake” and “Body Paint”. 

     TV & Movies were also big this year, The Batman and Top Gun: Maverick dominated the box office, with Top Gun: Maverick earning IMDb’s 71st spot on top movies of all time. Shows like The Sandman and Stranger Things 4 were a breath of fresh air for poorly received Netflix shows, and to see our review of Stranger Things 4, check for it on this website.