Sneaks This Week: February 3rd Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 CENTS: Is the future of the sneaker industry in the hands of musicians? Ballers want to be rappers and rappers want to be ballers. Sports and music; two interconnected cultural aspects of life. Both music and sports are archaic in heritage, but are integral in determining what is considered relevant in…

The Year 2016 in Review: Music

by Sammy Smith The year 2016 was an interesting year for music. Although there were duds from some major artists, music lovers got to experiences many works of art as well. We lost some of the all-time greats (R.I.P. Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Phife Dawg, etc.), but we also gained some new icons. As…

The Battle of GODS

by Austin Hegmon The year 2016 has been an extremely down year for hip-hop beef. So far, the feuds this year have either been high profile but unimportant (e.g. Kimye vs Taylor Swift) or extremely personal but lacking in star power and exposure (e.g. Theophilus London/A$AP Bari vs Ian Connor, Robb Bank$ vs Joey Fatts)….

ALBUM REVIEW: Major Key

by Cole Zellner Esteemed DJ, producer, and walking meme, DJ Khaled, is back with his latest album “Major Key” which dropped July 29th. The album, which featured 14 songs and lots of famous artists including Drake, Future, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Lil Wayne, is full of club bangers and even a few sentimental moments…

Kendrick’s Sermon

by Peyton Gallaher “My momma told me the moment I was invented I was different. Estranged baby, no I’m not ashamed.” Compton product and rapper Kendrick Lamar melodically opens the second verse of Untitled 06 with a riddle. A poet, Lamar understands that his lyrics are to be interpreted by the listener. He uses his…

The Golden Era

By. Austin Hegmon “They take the greats from the past and compare us, I wonder if they’d ever survive in this era” – Drake   Today’s morning was the same as most of my mornings since enrolling in college. Typically, the night prior will take its toll on my energy reserves for the following day…