Amped up: Polo G dominates the charts with “Rapstar”

The success of Polo G’s “Rapstar” is a perfect example of why rappers are the new pop stars, Mirabella Miller SC ’23 writes.

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Amped up: Brockhampton trades mayhem for introspection on ‘Roadrunner’

Brockhamton’s latest project displays maturation –– but that’s not necessarily for the best, music columnist Mirabella Miller SC ’23 writes.

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Debut project “Malibu Ken” rejects traditional rap norms with surprising introspection

Malibu Ken is a new hip-hop duo, consisting of rapper Aesop Rock and electronic musician Tobacco. In their eponymous debut album, the two work surprisingly well together. Credited as one of the most verbose MC’s of modern-day hip hop, Rock mixes clever, poetic rhymes with intentionally emotional vocals, while Tobacco

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Hip Hop For Change: A noteworthy club making a beat at the 5Cs

Kendrick Lamar’s music pumped through tapping feet on the floor of the Motley Coffeehouse, spilling out of the whispered lyrics nearly everyone’s lips knew by heart. “At its essence, hip hop music is meant to educate and meant to give people an outlet they wouldn’t ordinarily have,” said Vani Dewan

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How to enjoy popular music when popular music isn’t enjoyable

CW: Mentions of drug use, mental illness, suicide The release (and immediate popularity) of the mixtape WRLD on Drugs got me thinking: Is everyone around me really as depressed as I think they are? The week WRLD on Drugs came out, it became impossible to avoid the collab between Juice

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Felly both matures and streamlines his work in his latest release, ‘Surf Trap’

Although “Surf Trap” is the first album for Felly under a major record label, he does not reinvent himself in his latest release, but rather matures as an artist while keeping the fun, youthful elements of his music alive. “Surf Trap” is a compilation that proves Felly knows himself, knows

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Catch her in the studio, ‘how bout dat,’ Hollywood?

You may know Bhad Bhabie, aka viral internet star Danielle Bregoli, as the “cash me outside” girl, but you can now catch her on all international streaming platforms, as her debut album dropped just three days ago. The album, titled “15,” contains 15 songs with features from YG, Lil Yachty,

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