Best of 2016

Olivia Meehan

In retrospect of a good year, I asked Urban students what they thought the album, song, movie, TV show, shoe and celebrity of 2016 was. From songs such as “Keep The Family Close,” to shoes such as the Adidas Yeezy Boosts, Urban students have an upbeat and innovative taste.

  • Tommy Civic
    • Album: We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service by A Tribe Called Quest
    • Song: Park by Isaiah Rashad
    • Movie: “I don’t watch movies”
    • TV Show: Atlanta
    • Shoe brand (or style): Black Adidas
    • Celebrity: Chance The Rapper
  • Eve Meehan
    • Album: Blonde by Frank Ocean
    • Song: Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 by Kanye West
    • Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them
    • TV Show: The Crown
    • Shoe brand (or style): Puma
    • Celebrity: Beyoncé
Mia Glickman believes that the album of 2016 is “A Seat at the Table” by Solange Knowles
  • Mia Glickman
    • Album: A Seat at the Table by Solange Knowles
    • Song: Love on the Brain by Rihanna
    • Movie: Captain Fantastic
    • TV Show: Game of Thrones
    • Shoe brand (or style): Puma by Rihanna Creepers
    • Celebrity: Frank Ocean
  • Maggie Nye
    • Best Album: Lemonade by Beyoncé
    • Best Song: Consideration by Rihanna
    • Best Movie: Nerve
    • TV Show: Stranger Things
    • Shoe brand (or style): Forever 21 Boots
    • Celebrity: Beyoncé
  • Phoebe Charmatz
    • Best Album: Kids Bop 32 by Kidz Bop Kids
    • Best Song: A Pimp’s Christmas Song by Snoop Dogg
    • Best Movie: Now You See Me 2
    • TV Show: Law And Order: SVU
    • Shoe brand (or style): Pumas
    • Celebrity: Rihanna
  • Ben Lee
    • Album: Coloring Book by Chance The Rapper
    • Song: Cheap Thrills by Sia
    • Movie: Zootopia
    • TV Show: Game of Thrones
    • Shoe brand (or style): White and Green Stan Smiths
    • Celebrity: Donald Trump
Cameron Galley believes that the shoes of 2016 are the Adidas Yeezy boosts
  • Cameron Galley
    • Album: Blonde by Frank Ocean
    • Song: Broccoli (feat. Lil Yachty) by R.A.M.
    • Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3
    • TV Show: Orange is the New Black
    • Shoe brand (or style): Adidas Yeezy Boosts
    • Celebrity: Lil Yachty
  • Ryu Tada
    • Album: Savage Season by 21 Savage
    • Song: Telephone Calls X Playboi Carti X Tyler The Creator X Yung Gleesh by A$AP Rocky
    • Movie: The Arrival
    • TV Show: The X-Files
    • Shoe brand (or style): Nike Air Force 1
    • Celebrity: Obama
  • Zara Jamey
    • Album: Christmas in the doghouse by Snoop Dogg
    • Song: I Know What You Did Last Summer by Kidz Bop 32
    • Movie: Moonlight
    • TV Show: Guy Fieri’s Cooking Show
    • Shoe brand (or style): Timberland boots
    • Celebrity: Ivanka Trump
August Ackley believes that the celebrity of 2016 is Rihanna
  • August Ackley
    • Album: 9% by Kaytranada
    • Song: Movin Backwards feat. Anderson Paak by A Tribe Called Quest
    • Movie: Zootopia
    • TV Show: The Get Down
    • Shoe brand (or style): Triple White Ultraboosts
    • Celebrity: Rihanna