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Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

After Kendrick Lamar became the first rap artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, the response is telling. Lack of support shows, perhaps, the result of vulgar topics rap sometimes delves into or maybe another institutional barrier against the black community.

Music Industry Finally Says #MeToo

Music Industry Finally Says #MeToo

By Nicole Rosenthal, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In the wake of the 2018 Grammy Awards, the music industry has finally begun to shed light on its troublesome past.

Student-Athletes Hit Play on Pre-Game Hype Playlists

Student-Athletes Hit Play on Pre-Game Hype Playlists

By Tori Bianco, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Need to increase your hype levels? Check out what NYU varsity athletes listen to before competitions.

‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Deputy Social Media Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Marvel’s latest superhero story "Black Panther" hasn’t yet hit theaters, but it’s already catalyzing change for all future films of it genre.

In Music, Forgiveness is Tricky

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The music industry can be unforgiving, but often at varying levels. With allegations of abuse and crime, fanbases take different approaches in self-policing measures.

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?

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Village Voice released its annual best of music list and threw a party.

Surprise albums take over 2015

Surprise albums take over 2015

By Kieran Graulich, Music Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

Reflect on 2015 with some of the year's greatest albums, from Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" to Adele's "25."

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