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Lil Pump Humiliates Himself on “Harverd Dropout”

Lil Pump Humiliates Himself on “Harverd Dropout”

March 13, 2019

Pump is a caricature - literally a stick figure of a rapper.

Fordham’s Thriving YouTuber Community: Interviewing Three Rose Hill Vloggers

Fordham’s Thriving YouTuber Community: Interviewing Three Rose Hill Vloggers

March 13, 2019

Describing her YouTube channel, Danielle Tourloukis, GSB ‘22, says, “Honestly, I think mine is just super extra.”

91st Academy Awards In Review

91st Academy Awards In Review

February 25, 2019

In comparison to previous years, this Oscars had one of the most diverse cast of nominations ever.

The Right Can’t Meme

The Right Can’t Meme

February 20, 2019

"Memes are internet currency, and the right is currently bankrupt."

Comethazine and the Rise of Anti-Melody

Comethazine and the Rise of Anti-Melody

February 13, 2019

They are simply appealing to the times and attempting to be creative. It is pure hedonism and certainly worth a listen.

Federal Government Drops Diss Track on 6ix9ine

Federal Government Drops Diss Track on 6ix9ine

February 6, 2019

By presenting himself as a meme, 6ix9ine normalizes a world where it’s okay to identify with and even idolize true perverts.

James Blake Transcends On “Assume Form”

James Blake Transcends On “Assume Form”

January 23, 2019

His music is a sonic portrait of contemporary existence, conveying the feeling that everything has become “too much,” whether it be in terms of politics, social roles, or day-to-day anxieties. Like Blake, I’m sure everyone would rather dissolve into an ether of melodic bliss.

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.

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.

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.

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