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Song of the Day: Fingers Blue

Song of the Day: Fingers Blue

Jordan De Padova

3 days ago


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Soundcloud rappers have officially gone mainstream. Lil Pump, XXXTentacion, Ski Mask the Slump God, and other rappers with criminal records more wordy than their verses have all recently made their way onto the Billboard Hot 100. It would be easy to say these artists are one hit wonders whose music won...

November

November

Suibhne O'Foighil

4 days ago


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After a very slow year of production in 2016—He was only featured on two songs, “Go (Gas),” by Domo Genesis and “Telephone Calls” by A$AP Mob—Flower Boy is Tyler, The Creator’s return to relevance in the hip-hop community. With Odd Future (the rap group Tyler is most commonly associated with) basi...

Song of the Day

October 12, 2017


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Pills and Automobiles

Pills and Automobiles

Jordan De Padova

October 9, 2017


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These days in modern Hip-Hop it is all too common to come across rushed, over crowded singles with a feature list longer than its companion album's tracklist. Although this template produces consistent results and manufactures some excitement for whatever upcoming album it’s advertising, these single...

TOKYO

TOKYO

Jordan De Padova

October 8, 2017


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  The revival of rap groups is an exciting notion that is slowly manifesting itself in new age Hip Hop. BROCKHAMPTON is a fourteen member group that is so far the year’s most talked about new group. Whether it’s their label as an "alternative" rap group or the buzz they created with the late August rele...

Charlemagne

Charlemagne

Andie Tappenden

October 7, 2017


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Known by some as “the Father of Europe,” the namesake of this tune by the English band The Blossoms has little to do with the actual meaning of the song. The title of the song was suggested by the brother of Tom Ogden, singer and guitarist for The Blossoms. The medieval King Charlemagne came to mind a...

Mad

Mad

Mira Simonton-Chao

October 5, 2017


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“Mad” starts slowly: Solange’s steady voice drawing you in inch-by-inch until, finally, you are enveloped, completely, in a combination of smooth melody and rhythmic beat. You might think that Lil Wayne’s normally more bawdy style would break the songs cool, and extremely chill, vibe, but his ...

1-800-273-8255

1-800-273-8255

Atticus Dewey

October 5, 2017


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Robert Bryson Hall II— more popularly known by his stage name Logic —came out with his song, 1-800-273-8255 on April 28, 2017. The song’s name “1-800-273-8255” is the phone number to the National suicide prevention hotline; which makes sense to due to the song’s topic of suicide. The song show...

Best Friend

Best Friend

Zoe Lubetkin

September 27, 2017


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Today’s Song of the Day goes out to all of you getting over a painful breakup–ideally it happened three to four months ago so it isn’t still fresh when you’re listening. If that doesn’t concern you, no worries. It’s not a mandatory thing. Onto the song: "Best Friend" by Rex Orange County isn’t an ...

Ghetto Dope

Ghetto Dope

Helen Kulka

May 12, 2017


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A rainy morning drive to school always calls for a buoyant beat to combat the groggy atmosphere. The funky sound of “Ghetto Dope” gets the job done, a song unique to Dex’s typical aggression. Taking a closer listen to the lyrics, however, reminds you it’s the same angry Dex, “Talking bodies y...

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