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Barclays’ House Party for Brooklyn’s Finest

Barclays’ House Party for Brooklyn’s Finest

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Jay-Z has followed up his renowned album "4:44" with an equally impressive live show in Brooklyn on Nov. 26.

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

By Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Snapchat superstar came to Skirball this past Tuesday to give a motivational talk and spread more Khaled-isms.

The Sports Kid Column: Rip All Your Friends Off on Super Bowl Sunday

The Sports Kid Column: Rip All Your Friends Off on Super Bowl Sunday

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

In this week's edition of the Sports Kid Column, Bobby regrets a bet he lost and then goes on to suggest possible ways to rip your friends off at your Super Bowl Party.

Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

Williams is going to be teaching a class at NYU, with details to be announced at a later date.

Sophomore mixes hip-hop with volleyball

Sophomore mixes hip-hop with volleyball

By Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sophomore volleyball player Alexis Jackson discusses the struggles of her first year at NYU and discovering how her hobbies can become her profession.

Tidal’s wave could hurt artists

Tidal’s wave could hurt artists

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Everybody loses if artists, as a group, fragment themselves too much on streaming services like Tidal.

Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2015


Filed under News

Jay-Z spoke at NYU about the launch of his music streaming service, Tidal.

Arts Issue: Power couples prove two voices better than one

Arts Issue: Power couples prove two voices better than one

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Jay Z and Beyoncé As the music industry’s royal couple, Jay Z and Beyoncé share a particularly private relationship compared to many of their contemporaries, but their musical collaborations allow listeners the occasional glimpse into their personal lives. From Jay Z’s 2003 hit “03 Bonnie ...

ARTS ISSUE: Musicians adorn themselves with art history

ARTS ISSUE: Musicians adorn themselves with art history

By Alex Greenberger, Film Editor

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Last year, Kanye West showed up to a concert wearing a hoodie with Caravaggio’s Baroque painting “Entombment of Christ” on it, and nobody thought twice about it. Looking back on that sweatshirt, it seems more like a prophetic footnote in music history than just another fashionable outfit selection cho...

After Jay-Z and Beyonce Cuba trip, Obama should end embargo

After Jay-Z and Beyonce Cuba trip, Obama should end embargo

April 26, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Last week, President Barack Obama denied having any part in Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s trip to Cuba after lyrics surfaced from Jay-Z’s song “Open Letter” hinting that Obama may have given the supercouple clearance for their trip. Obama responded by saying, “This is not something the White House ...