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Last Saturday afternoon, after finally catching up on his sleep and enjoying his late morning, Sam Dayton ’20 clicked on a video that had popped up in YouTube’s recommended section. The video was that of a rapper named Mac Miller – Sam wasn’t familiar. He watched the video anyways, mildly enjoyed it, and, more or less, forgot about it...
I'm going to be completely honest with you. I really did not like Eminem's last album, Revival. Eminem tried to go all pop and get emotional, but he fell flat on his face. Even the best track, River (feat. Ed Sheeran), wasn't the real Eminem that most rap fans have come to know. The album flopped commercially and critically as well....
We live in a time where rappers can put out albums that have been hyped up for months and are backed up by major labels or they can drop a track on SoundCloud and blow up overnight. Finding the needles in the haystack can be difficult, but I've listened through the tracks and albums of the summer, and I'm...
The intoxicating bass thumps in the background, growing louder and louder until the song settles into a rhythmic, electronic beat, a common trait of successful rap songs.  Climbing to a musical climax to anticipate the beginning of the first verse, the rapper exclaims the traditional "pop-pop" and "gang-gang," leaving the eager listener in anticipation of the upcoming rhymes.   This...
Born Jamir Daaliya, twenty three year old Mir Fontane has clawed his way out of the streets of Camden, New Jersey to the cusp of fame and success. His knack for telling stories through his lyrics and melodic skill, coupled with his versatility, have put him in a position to take the music industry by storm. His first two albums, He's so...
Strobe lights flashing, the entirety of the hip-hop group known as Brockhampton jumps up and down with their fans, as they perform their hit single Star... for the seventh time in a row. The fans scream along, absorbed in the music and unbothered by the repetition. Brockhampton's success and ability is displayed in this moment but it starkly contrasts...
Before I receive any distraught comments or letters informing me of my list's inadequacy, I would like to clarify that the list below was formed according to what I approximated to be a range of just a FEW of the greatest and most classic guitar solos of all time, and is by no means definitive. In this list I...
Torn clothing, lasers, and a floating stage stun the audience, as they listen intently to Kanye perform. The atmosphere indescribable, the fans soak up the entire experience as best they can, awestruck at the presence of rap royalty. Kante West brought his Saint Pablo tour to Dallas this September, welcomed by thousands of cheering fans at the American Airlines Center. In...

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