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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Singles for the week of 3/2

By | Mar 2, 2018

 
Meghan Trainor
Released Mar. 1
Epic Records
Meghan Trainor’s lack of enunciation makes her contrived lyrics all the more unbearable.

Review: Talib Kweli breaks the silence in latest rap release

By | Nov 28, 2017

Not only can he pull off rapid-fire flows, which are shown on “Radio Silence,” but his lyrics are a cut above most other rappers.

Commentary: Music journalism should not be worship culture

By | Nov 15, 2017

Sorry, Mike from Westchester, I really doubt that Young Thug and Jay-Z really would enjoy hanging out with you.

Influential street dancer glides onto campus for MLK Week

By | Jan 25, 2017

At 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 26, Storyboard P will perform in the Clark Theatre in the Dillingham Center as the keynote performer for MLK week.

99 problems and Barneys is one of them

By | Oct 25, 2013

This summer, Barneys announced that Jay Z would be collaborating with designers (such as Balenciaga and Rick Owens) for the department store’s annual limited edition holiday collection, in a move that follows the increasing successes of hip hop collaborations in fashion – A$AP and Jeremy Scott, Kanye West and A.P.C and Giuseppe Zanotti, plus campaign promotionals like Alexander Wang using Azealia Banks as the face of his T by Alexander Wang line.

Aziz Ansari “Remixes” Watch The Throne

By | Dec 9, 2011

It’s no secret that standup comedian and “Parks and Recreation” star Aziz Ansari is an avid Watch The Throne fan. Follow him on Twitter and you’re more than likely to run into some Jay and ‘Ye inspired tweets. Last month, Aziz live tweeted the #BestFlightBackToLAEver. This hilarious series of events involved the flight’s captain blaring…

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

By | Nov 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.  …

Carrying the beat

By | Sep 14, 2011

Junior Ellis Williams often carries Betty White between classes, waving to passersby as he strolls along the sidewalks of Ithaca College.