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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.

Eddy and Swami Sound Join Forces for ‘PiNK’

Eddy and Swami Sound Join Forces for ‘PiNK’

By Kamau Little-Tree Holston, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Swami Sound is back with more heat for these cold winter months. This time he’s linked up with rapper Eddy for their genre-blending collaborative Valentine’s Day release “PiNK.”

Hip-Hop’s Political Path

Hip-Hop’s Political Path

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Hip hop is less political than it once was, but why?

Daye Jack: Chasing Dreams

Daye Jack: Chasing Dreams

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Daye Jack's recent stop back in New York — after he left NYU to work with Max Martin on producing his own hip-hop music — affirmed just how much his dream is coming true, and just how important it is for him to encourage the dreams of others.

Syd of The Internet: Songwriting, Social Justice and Sick Gear

Syd of The Internet: Songwriting, Social Justice and Sick Gear

By Xin Rui Lee, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Syd Tha Kid might be one of the most important standout figures in hip-hop right now, but she's still a nerdy gear geek with a flair for performing at heart.

NYU Proves It Can Dance

NYU Proves It Can Dance

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

With flair, fever and flavor, NYU proved that it can dance as well as the best of them at the So You Think NYU Can Dance? marquee Spring Welcome event — and trust us, the best of them turned out for the show.

Nick Charger’s Ever Evolving Sound

Nick Charger’s Ever Evolving Sound

By Connor Gatesman, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

NYU student and rising hip-hop artist Nick Charger offers his views on being a Bay Area transplant to the Big Apple.

Migos Teaches What Culture Means

Migos Teaches What Culture Means

By Isabel Beebe, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Rap group Migos discusses culture, popularity and inspiration at NYU Culture Class.

Migos Culture Class is Far From “Bad and Boujee”

Migos Culture Class is Far From “Bad and Boujee”

By WSN Editorial Board

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite the fear that the seminar will not prove useful to aspiring musicians, Migos actually brings to the table an incredibly valuable perspective due to both their relevance and influence in today’s popular culture.

Moses Freih Parts the Beats

Moses Freih Parts the Beats

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

If balancing class is hard enough as it is, balancing a pre-med student's course load while also writing and recording your own music takes time management to another level. Psychology student Moses Freih's doing it now, though — since of course, it'd be even harder in med school.

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The new LP from New York rap artist Sammus is a sorely needed dose of empowerment for women — particularly black women — dealt in smooth rhymes and defiant statements.

The Meadows: Day One

The Meadows: Day One

By Anna Letson and Christopher Mendoza

October 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Music

A good start for the Meadows music festival with Post Malone and J. Cole, among others.

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