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Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Rapper Q-Tip will join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute in the Tisch School of the Arts in fall 2018 to teach a course about the relationship between jazz and hip-hop.

Finding Validation in the Music(k)

Finding Validation in the Music(k)

By Isabel Beebe, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Clive Davis Institute student Maxwell Musik, better known by his moniker Wolfe, caught up with WSN on making music and finding himself within his songs.

Maggie Rogers’ ‘Alaska’ is Larger Than Life

Maggie Rogers’ ‘Alaska’ is Larger Than Life

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In NYU alumna Maggie Roger's new music video, her passion and talent have officially solidified into indelible proof that her career has only just begun.

Beastie Boys now letting NYU students to use their recording studios

Beastie Boys now letting NYU students to use their recording studios

By Kieran Graulich, Music Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

The Beastie Boys will open their recording studio to NYU students so seniors at Clive Davis can share the recording experience of the Grammy Award-winning rock band.

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

NYU Tisch Artist-in-Residence Pharrell Williams participated in a retrospective discussion with NYU Clive David Professor Jason King about his prolific career in the music industry, from the 2003 hit "Milkshake" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Despite all these hits, Williams revealed that he never viewed himself as an artist.

Clive Davis festival to showcase musical entrepreneurs

Clive Davis festival to showcase musical entrepreneurs

April 7, 2014


Filed under Features

NYU’s Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music will host RECESS, a one-day festival on April 10, featuring innovation and entrepreneurship in the music industry. Sponsored by WIN Music and backed by prominent investors, the festival is part of RECESS’s cross-country campus tour. The event will kick o...

Clive Davis assigns P. Diddy for online course

Clive Davis assigns P. Diddy for online course

April 4, 2014


Filed under News

Sean Combs has had his name attached to everything from vodka to sneakers to perfume, and now a class can be added to the list. “Sean Combs and Urban Culture” is an online, two-credit course offered through Tisch School of the Arts’ Clive Davis Institute that started on March 28. Combs — who has...