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The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

The Fordham Ram Speaks with Electronic Folk Powerhouse, Westerman

December 19, 2018

By Olivia Nangle On a Tuesday night you would normally find me doing some last minute cramming, but when Westerman announced his first New York show, I knew the academic grind could wait. The Zo...

2018-In-Review: 8 Favorite Hip-Hop Albums

2018-In-Review: 8 Favorite Hip-Hop Albums

December 5, 2018

Big artists from all across the hip-hop spectrum have dropped tapes, but there are no standout albums like DAMN. or Flower Boy.

A Conversation with Canadian Dream Pop Goddess Floor Cry

November 28, 2018

The Fordham Ram spoke with the talent behind Floor Cry for a candid conversation about the DIY scene, meaningful connections made via social media and her effort to make sense of life on Earth through songwriting.

Trippie Redd Opts for a Melange of Monotony

Trippie Redd Opts for a Melange of Monotony

November 28, 2018

Trippie Redd is at the helm of emo trap, or what I call nonsense trap.

Decoding Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’

Decoding Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’

November 28, 2018

Ariana Grande has been going through a lot lately.

Lil Ugly Mane at Brooklyn Bazaar

Lil Ugly Mane at Brooklyn Bazaar

November 28, 2018

I learned that ugliness is only in the eye of the beholder, because Lil Ugly Mane was certainly beautiful.

Metro Boomin’s New Album a Home Run

Metro Boomin’s New Album a Home Run

November 14, 2018

You can tell it is Metro Boomin from the get-go, basslines smooth as silk and drums crisp and punchy.

Yung Lean’s Poison Ivy is a Further Descent into Pop

Yung Lean’s Poison Ivy is a Further Descent into Pop

November 7, 2018

Yung Lean descends further into pop territory on his newest album, Poison Ivy, and it sort of works.

Suicide’s Pioneering Proto-Electronica

Suicide’s Pioneering Proto-Electronica

November 7, 2018

Suicide, an early electronic duo composed of singer Alan Vega and instrumentalist Martin Rev, refused to fall victim to this dulling effect.

Walking with Scott: Scott 4 Review

Walking with Scott: Scott 4 Review

October 24, 2018

By Adam Payne-Reichert Like everyone, I am trying to get better on a daily basis. Sometimes I succeed and others times, well, we don’t like to talk about those times. I get frustrated at myself for se...

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

October 24, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds If Nickelodeon made a Drake & Josh spinoff that featured just Drake, would it still be as good? Probably not. Drake & Josh was so fun precisely because of the how the...

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

October 24, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “Don’t wish it away / Don’t look at it like it’s forever,” sang Sir Elton John to a frenzied, sold-out crowd Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Over the past five de...

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