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Tyler, The Creator’s ‘IGOR’ fails to deliver a homerun

Tyler, The Creator’s ‘IGOR’ fails to deliver a homerun

Sam Zuckerman ’21

June 11, 2019

Tyler, The Creator’s long-awaited fifth studio album ‘IGOR’ made waves in the music industry instantly when it was released on May 17.. The 12 track project, which featured artists such as Kanye West, Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert and slowthai received praises from Rolling Stone and Pitchfork. The...

Hip hop artists dominate 2018

Hip hop artists dominate 2018

Mark Didio '20

January 14, 2019

Drake, Cardi B, and Post Malone headlined as some of the biggest names in hip hop and rap music throughout 2018. The rap industry blew up from the beginning to end of the year. Records were broken album after album making this year one of the best in hip hop history. The number one artist to finish 2018 was Dra...

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

October 23, 2018

By Siri Kanter ’20 In his highly anticipated debut album, “MUDBOY,” Sheck Wes, a newcomer in the hip-hop world, was expected to deliver a tracklist composed of hits. After the release of “Mo Bamba,” in mid August, the single became immensely popular, attracting A-list artists like Drake,...

Public reacts to new Lil Peep XXXTentacion single

Public reacts to new Lil Peep XXXTentacion single

October 11, 2018

By Eli Corenthal ’19 Rapper Lil Peep and XXXTentacion (otherwise known as X) released their post muthesius single, “Falling Down” on Friday Sept. 21. The release of the single has sparked conversations about X’s music and the deeper meaning behind it. Earlier this year, in June, X was shot and killed outside a car dealership in his hometown of Florida. Since his death, ...

Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

June 7, 2018

By Zach Strober '19 The wait is over: Kanye is back with his eighth studio album “ye” to follow up 2016’s “The Life of Pablo.” West’s album includes just seven songs and lasts only 24 minutes, but there is a lot of meaning in every minute of each song. One song that really stood out in the alb...

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