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Post Malone Announces Hershey Tour Stop

Kate LaCoe and Anabella Matthews

November 25, 2019

Post Malone, the up-and-coming 24 year old rapper, has announced a tour date on February 22, 2020 at the Giant Center Arena in Hershey.  The second leg of the “Runaway Tour” is starting in Omaha, Nebraska on February 4, 2020. Malone will be accompanied by fellow rapper Swae Lee on the tour.  ...

Lil Uzi Vert Quits Music

Lil Uzi Vert’s album cover for Eternal Atake. It caused controversy because it resembles Heaven’s Gate logo. (Atlantic Records)

Abbey Rogers, Copy Editor

January 28, 2019

Lil Uzi Vert may not be quitting forever, but he is certainly frustrated with the industry. According to Page Six, Lil Uzi posted a video to social media saying he wants to release new music, but his label Atlantic Records will not allow him. Uzi posted a message to his Instagram saying, “I wanna take...

Editorial: Has Rap Overthrown Rock?

The “Migos’” style draws influence from punk rock stars like the “Ramones” (above right), who were the creators of cool in their signature leather jackets. Mumble rap is taking over the regularity which used to be rock music among teens. (Still from Migos’ “What The Price” music video, Ramones via Pilsmo)

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

April 30, 2018

The term “mumble rap” gets thrown around a lot in this day and age. With artists like Lil Yachty getting their starts on Soundcloud, a whole genre of music like Yachty’s is being embraced by the next generation. And it’s already getting bigger than rock. Kids in high school want music that they can...

Kendrick Lamar First Rapper to Win Pulitzer for Music

Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, DAMN., was released in 2017. This week, the album earned Lamar a Pulitzer Prize, making him the first rapper to do so. (Kendrick Lamar)

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

April 24, 2018

Kendrick Lamar, 30-year old rapper from Compton, California, was awarded the annual Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday, April 16, 2018. Lamar is not just the first rapper to win the award, but the first non-classical, non-jazz artist. Lamar won the award for his album DAMN., which was released in 2...

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