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Eminems latest release, Kamikaze, loses his signature edge as he tries and fails to be lyrically creative.

Review: ‘Kamikaze’ crashes and burns

By Charlie Musante, Staff Writer September 11, 2018
Eminem decided that in “Kamikaze,” instead of improving as an artist, he would be better off making straw men out of his critics.
Review: Singles for the week of 12/15

Review: Singles for the week of 12/15

By Kara Bowen, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

“My Obsession” Pale Waves Released Dec. 13 Dirty Hit “My Obsession” is lyrically weak, but its instrumentals are strong enough to drive the song forward. The chorus has a dance-worthy...

Review: Singles for the week of 12/8

Review: Singles for the week of 12/8

By Jake Leary, Life and Culture Editor December 8, 2017

“Real Friends” Camila Cabello Released Dec. 7 Simco Ltd. Every now and then, a mild, inoffensive but completely unoriginal pop song isn’t a bad thing. “Real Friends,” unlike many...

Students gather to rap outside the Ithaca College Library every Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Straight Outta Ithaca: Hip-hop’s influence at IC

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer September 23, 2015
Over the years, hip-hop has worked its way up from the street. It’s been criminalized, marginalized, worshipped and appropriated. Now, the genre once again expresses the discontent of a generation.

Review: Lyrics drive rapper’s record

By Angela Pontillo, Contributing Writer November 21, 2013
Eminem's latest record is a follow-up to his hugely popular "The Marshall Mathers LP."

Song of the Week: “Get By (Cosmo Remix)”

By Jared Dionne November 13, 2011
This is a very special edition of Song of the Week. Two years ago, I interviewed Jon Kagan who was a senior at Ithaca College. Kagan is a rapper who goes by the stage name Cosmo and he helped me understand how he was getting his music out to the masses through online distributors.  …
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