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Rap artist Nicki Minaj retired from her music career on Sept. 5, telling fans she is going to focus on family.

Nicki Minajs’ abrupt retirement leaves fans shocked

Charlotte Smith '21 October 4, 2019

Acclaimed rap singer and songwriter Nicki Minaj retired from the entirety of her 15-year long musical career on Sept. 5, 2019. Minaj announced her retirement from the music industry via Twitter in order...

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...

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

October 18, 2018

By Jack Shapiro '19 Logic, the famous American rapper and songwriter, returned to the spotlight with his album “YSIV.” Logic released his fourth studio album on Sept. 28. Prior to this new album,...

Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ makes instant impact after long wait

Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ makes instant impact after long wait

October 18, 2018

By Kevin Rabacs '19 Long-time rap star Lil Wayne has returned with another hit album, topping the Billboard Top 200 chart in its first week of existence, and taking rap fans by storm. “Tha Carter...

Migos returns with hot sequel album

Migos returns with hot sequel album

February 25, 2018

By Jack Shapiro ’19 Migos, the American hip-hop trio starring Quavo, Offset and Takeoff have returned to the mainstage with their new album, “Culture II.” On Jan. 26 Migos released their third...

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with “Revival”

January 8, 2018

By Shane Rabacs '18 Shady’s back, tell a friend. Marshall Mathers- AKA Eminem, AKA Slim Shady came out with his ninth studio album, “Revival”, December 15. “Revival” has a little bit of...

Napoleon Da Legend: rapper addresses today’s problems

Napoleon Da Legend: rapper addresses today’s problems

October 2, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner ’18 Born in Paris, France by parents from Comoros Island in East Africa, up and coming rapper Napoleon Da Legend is breaking into the music scene, most recently at ADL Voices: A...

Travi$ Scott leaves 2015 with a bang

Travi$ Scott leaves 2015 with a bang

Sydney Kaplan, Staff Writer January 21, 2016

Travi$ Scott, born Jacques Webster, dreamed of becoming a part of the music industry ever since he was a teenager. Growing up in Houston, Texas, Scott has been surrounded by music his whole life. “My...

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