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Smith: The professional “rapper”

Smith: The professional “rapper”

Kevin Smith, Columnist

September 23, 2016

Hip-hop has experienced a bit of a rut lately. There have not been many notable albums released this year, and the genre is being polluted in a number of different ways. It seems like anyone can become a rapper nowadays. I was excited when I heard that hip-hop would be coming to campus for the fall...

Young Thug’s “Weirdo” Take on the Music Industry

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

Young Thug’s third full-length release this year, “Jeffrey”, showcases Young Thug’s experimental rapping style. Sometimes referred to as the “rap weirdo,” with 76 solo tracks out in the last two years, he doesn’t lack in content. His newest production is more pop-infused than his last...

Rapper K.Flay at Mahall’s this Tuesday

Rapper K.Flay at Mahall’s this Tuesday

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2014

Live rap + bowling. If this combination grabs your attention and you've got a free Tuesday night, K.Flay is coming into Cleveland to perform at Mahall's 20 Lanes on Oct. 14. With a unique blend of electro, indie, rap and hip-hop elements, K.Flay's music isn't standard rap. (Check out "Make Me Fade" and "Turn It Around" for some prime example...

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