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January 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Singles for the week of 12/1

By | Dec 2, 2017

“Him & I”
G-Eazy and Halsey
Released Dec.

Deja View: Dame D.O.L.L.A and being a part-time artist

By | Nov 8, 2017

In a special bonus episode of Deja View, Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary talks to Multimedia Editor Matt Maloney about his review of NBA star Damian Lillard’s new album “CONFIRMED” and his thoughts on athletes branching out beyond their sport.

Review: Dame D.O.L.L.A drops the ball on latest rap release

By | Nov 7, 2017

While he demonstrates some songwriting skill, on this album it’s pretty clear that music is just his side hustle.

Q&A: Aspiring hip-hop artist establishes himself in Ithaca

By | Oct 3, 2017

That’s a big part of what rap is about, just saying what you want and trying to change the world politically.

Review: Uzi’s ‘Luv is Rage 2’ transcends trap tropes

By | Sep 13, 2017

Uzi’s colorful influences come together to create one of the more entertaining trap albums released this year.

Review: ‘Patti Cake$’ can’t hit the high note

By | Sep 6, 2017

But the absurdism undermines the film’s attempts at genuineness, and the more poignant moments don’t land.

L&C Review: Rap group infuses novelty into saturated genre

By | Aug 31, 2017

BROCKHAMPTON’S ability to focus on the present while also acknowledging its past differentiates it from other notable rap groups.

Review: Kendrick Lamar conquers the hip-hop competition

By | Apr 26, 2017

It may not be a straightforward classic like “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” or sonically experimental like “To Pimp a Butterfly,” but it has mass appeal.

Review: Future’s ‘HNDRXX’ marks a new era in rapper’s career

By | Mar 1, 2017

Future sacrificed the high-energy simplicity that put him on the map for an overabundance of deep contemplation that doesn’t fit his artistic persona.

Ithaca funk bands raise money for Southside Community Center

By | Feb 1, 2017

To raise awareness for homelessness in Tompkins County, the Delta Chapter of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia hosted the Sinfonia Ball Jan. 27 in the Whalen Center for Music.

Review: Chief Keef releases lo-fi mixtape independently

By | Dec 3, 2014

“Back from the Dead 2,” the latest mixtape from Chicago street rapper Chief Keef, is evidence that Keef has lost none of his talent after being dropped from Interscope Records.

Rapping it up: Freshman rapper relays personal narratives through music

By | Apr 9, 2014

Freshman rapper San Williams performed at the South by Southwest music festival. Williams’ music deviates from many usual staples of hip-hop.