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Danny Brown Performs at Toad’s Place

Danny Brown Performs at Toad’s Place

Dominic Robucci, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

On , Nov. 17, hip-hop artist Danny Brown performed at Toad’s Place in New Haven during his uknowhatimsayin¿ Tour. Danny Brown, who is from Detroit, first gained popularity in hip hop circles from his second studio album “XXX,” released in 2011. He has collaborated with other popular hip-hop...

Cardi B vs Twitter Backlash

Cardi B vs Twitter Backlash

May 1, 2018

Hip-hop’s newest princess Cardi B recently came under fire on twitter this week for twerking during her performance at Coachella. Cardi B debuted her baby bump on Saturday Night Live last week, to the surprise but glee of her fans. However, the reception of her behavior at Coachella was not the ...

Drake’s “God’s Plan” Encourages Acts of Kindness

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Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

Toronto rapper, Drake, is getting a lot of attention after the release of his video for his first single of 2018, “God’s Plan.” The video, which has been on YouTube since Feb. 16, depicted Drake performing charitable acts such as surprising students with scholarships and footing the bill for everyone...

Popular Artists Announce 2018 Tours

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic World Tour. Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/slgc/23499426448

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

In the past month, artists and bands such as Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Ozzy Osbourne, Post Malone and Thirty Seconds to Mars have announced that they will be going on tour. On Feb 12, Bruno Mars announced the final leg to his “24K Magic Tour.” The original tour began last March and ended in Oct...

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Top Dawg Entertainment Goes on Tour

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

Hip-Hop/R&B record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) announced Monday morning that they are going on tour. “TDE: The Championship Tour”, kicks off in Vancouver, CA on May 4, 2018, and concludes in Pittsburgh, PA on June 16, 2018. The lineup features some of Top Dawg’s most popular artists:...

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Migos: for the Culture on “Culture II”

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2018

On Jan. 27 2017, hip-hop trio Migos released their second studio album Culture. Though it has only been certified as platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, the vast majority have all listened to at least one track: the album peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, likely due to the...

2018 Promises a Productive Year in Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2018

2017 was an exceptional year for hip-hop artists: for the first time ever, the highly-regarded Nielsen Music report has declared R&B and hip-hop as the top genre in the United States, dethroning rock’s consumption by 2.1 percent. For those who keep up with the latest and most successful releases,...

Kendrick Lamar Teases New Album

Kendrick Lamar

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

March 28, 2017

Following the recent trend of unanticipated releases and a mysterious Instagram post, Kendrick Lamar debuted a new song The Heart Part 4 on March 23. The Compton rapper showcases his vocals, production talents, and lyrical mastery on the track, teasing fans for an album drop in the near future. The first ...

“More Life” Gives Life to Drake Fans

Drake in Toronto

Iyana Jones, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2017

Anyone that was scrolling casually through their Spotify on the night of March 22nd was greeted with a pleasant surprise: Drake’s new album ​More Life. The 22-track release was met largely with criticism by fans who expected more of the Toronto artist. Drake’s past two albums ​If You’re ...

Young artist shines through his release of Just Kids

Glenn Rohrbacker

March 11, 2015

Mat Kearney has already established himself as a successful singer/songwriter with hits like “Nothing Left to Lose,” “Ships and the Night,” and “Closer to Love.” Now, nine years after he released his debut album, he released his newest project called JUST KIDS. This is his third album to...

Diversity Showcase: Elements of Hip Hop

Samantha Mathewson

November 7, 2012

Dodds Theater filled up fast Oct. 25 for Diversity Showcase: Elements of Hip Hop, sponsored by the Elite Step Team, MEISA and the Audio Engineering Society. The showcase started at 9 p.m. and included 12 spectacular acts. Joni Powel, a former UNH student and Elite Step Team member, visited to host the ev...

BSU Hosts Night of Dinner and Music

Brandon T. Bisceglia

February 29, 2012

Live music, hot food, and students from across campus filled the German Club on Thursday for the Black Student Union’s semiannual Soulfoul dinner and performance. The dinner featured Johnny Graham and the Groove on stage, a band from the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Metro areas, who kept ...

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