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Black Friday Music Releases

Black Friday Music Releases

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterIt’s common for mixtapes to be released on holidays when many artists can receive their fans full attention. This past Thanksgiving weekend, hip-hop and R&B fans where given more than enough music to feast on. Cash Money staple Lil Wayne kicked off the holiday weekend with his much anticipated No Ceilings 2, the follow-up to the acclaimed 2009 project of the same name. That was followed by the release of projects, some by surprise, by the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B. Headliner artists such as Erykah Badu, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Chris Brown and Yo Gotti […]

by · November 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, HIP HOP, MUSIC, NEO SOUL, R&B, SECTIONS
Slime Season 2 Review

Slime Season 2 Review

by Maliik ObeeAs controversial as Young Thug has been since his introduction to the hip-hop world, his fan-base continues to grow with every questionable lyric. The colorful Atlanta rapper is coming off the release of his debut album Barter 6, which peaked at number 5 on the hip-hop charts. From his “creative” style of dress, to his head-scratching lyrics, you never know what you will get out of Thugger – and that’s what draws you to him. As Atlanta continues to breed successful rappers seemingly daily, Thug has thrust himself to the pinnacle with consistent hits. The release of his […]

by · November 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · MUSIC
Cover of Young Moose Mixtape Cover

“Moose Leroy: The Last Draggin'” Review

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterThe Baltimore rap scene has came a long way since hometown kid B.Rich exploded onto the rap scene with Whoa Now. The song went from a regional hit to being featured on EA Sports NBA Live 2003 soundtrack.   Two artists are currently vying for the throne in Charm City – West Baltimore’s Lor Scoota and East Baltimore’s Young Moose. Scoota has achieved regional acclaim with his 2014 hit Bird Flu, garnering attention from Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group. Young Moose has made quite the name for himself over the last year with his own hit […]

by · October 29, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · HIP HOP, LOCAL NEWS, MUSIC

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Takes Over the Internet

by Camille HarrisonDrake released “Hotline Bling” almost three months ago and he’s not letting the catchy tune go out without a bang. This past Monday, Drake released a music video via Apple Music for “Hotline Bling,” the single he released accompanying “Right Hand” and his more than epic diss track to Meek Mill, “Back to Back.” The video opens to the scene of over a dozen phone-sex operators, all of them curvaceous in nature wearing pink t-shirts, ties in the back and tight denim jeans. That’s when you hear it, the line that has become so popular over this past […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · MUSIC

Morgan State Choir Director performs for the Pope

By Joe ObimaMorgan State University’s choir director, Eric Conway will have the opportunity of a lifetime to perform for Pope Francis during a family outdoor festival in Philadelphia on the last day of his historical U.S. tour Saturday. Invited by legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin to play a supporting role for her, Dr. Conway will be directing a Philadelphia-based choir called the “Philadelphia Heritage Chorale” for the Sept. 26th “Festival of Families”. The closing ceremony for the triennial World Meeting of Families Conference. Other notable performers such as indie band The Fray, Sister Sledge, Andrea Bocellii, Juanes, and The Philadelphia […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MUSIC