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Rappers stay relevant with new releases

Rappers stay relevant with new releases

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

The last two years have seen a rebirth for the hip-hop genre, prominently with the birth of the subgenre, “mumble-rap” encompassing a majority of the new generation rappers. With new sounds and subgenres, Only a select few manage to rise to stardom. One way the rappers stand out in the crowd i...

Rappers and Rap Sheets: The negative impact of shock culture

Rappers and Rap Sheets:  The negative impact of shock culture

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

From 2017-present, “mumble” rap has become extremely popular, with Lil’ Pump as the mascot of this subgenre. Lil’ Pump, who frequently uses a new-age drug commonly called “Lean," celebrates breaking the law in social media, his videos, and his lyrics. This is a problem because mumble rap a...

Top 10 of 2016: My favorite hip hop albums

Top 10 of 2016: My favorite hip hop albums

by Jacob Bolger, Reporter

December 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016

Among other genres, hip hop is on of the most popular types of music in modern society. According to studies, rock music is the most popular genre in North America, with hip hop coming in a close second. Among younger people, hip hop is the most popular genre. These 10 albums feature some of the bes...

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