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Family and friends gather to remember Marcus Edwards

Blair Young, Staff WriterNearly 400 people packed into Judah Temple AME Zion Church in Mitchellville, which needed two extra rooms to hold the amount of overflow. Hundreds of cars were parked as far as three blocks away from the service, to pay respect to who many described as an incredible young man. His family was front and center with everyone from his grandparents to the youngest little cousins. Morgan was represented by the many members of S.M.O.O.T.H., which Edwards was a vital part. Many police officers also attended the service. Edwards’ career goal was to be a police officer in […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
What Happened to Go-Go?

What Happened to Go-Go?

Hip-Hop was born in the concrete jungle of the South Bronx. Jazz got its start in the bowels of New Orleans.  The Nation’s Capital is the home of a genre of its own; a gumbo of hip-hop, funk and R&B called Go-Go. The exact year it was created isn’t exactly clear, but one man is given sole credit. The “Godfather” Chuck Brown, originally from Gaston, North Carolina, widely observed as the king of go-go. The various bands and colorful characters of go-go have managed to take it to unimaginable heights over the last 50 plus years, establishing it as a […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · MUSIC, SECTIONS