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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Review: Singles for the week of 3/2

Review: Singles for the week of 3/2

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life and Culture Editor March 2, 2018

  Meghan Trainor Released Mar. 1 Epic Records Meghan Trainor’s lack of enunciation makes her contrived lyrics all the more unbearable. However, the chorus’s synth and dynamic beat...

Talib Kweli embodies the growing dad rap movement — push from middle-aged rappers who take a more mature, leveled approach to the genre.

Review: Talib Kweli breaks the silence in latest rap release

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer November 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.
Sophomore Matt Maloney writes that music reviews should not raise artists to a godlike status, because musicians are simply people.

Commentary: Music journalism should not be worship culture

By Matt Maloney November 15, 2017
Sorry, Mike from Westchester, I really doubt that Young Thug and Jay-Z really would enjoy hanging out with you.
Storyboard P, Brooklyn-based street dancer who is known for channeling his emotional state and improvisation through flex, a form of  dance, will be the keynote performer for the MLK week celebration at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in Clark Theatre in the Dillingham Center.

Influential street dancer glides onto campus for MLK Week

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor January 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 Cady Lang, Senior Writer October 24, 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...

Aziz Ansari “Remixes” Watch The Throne

By Jared Dionne December 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 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.  …

Carrying the beat

By Allie Healy, Staff Writer September 13, 2011
Junior Ellis Williams often carries Betty White between classes, waving to passersby as he strolls along the sidewalks of Ithaca College.
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