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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.

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I Tried … Coachella

I Tried … Coachella

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was almost too good to be true.

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Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

By Sara Nuta, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Gallatin junior Alex Carr is preparing to release a full-length album with his band.

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Up-and-Comer Billie Eilish Sells Out Bowery

Up-and-Comer Billie Eilish Sells Out Bowery

By Brandi Powell, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

16-year-old pop star Billie Eilish played a sold-out show at The Bowery on March 23.

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Been Stellar Talks Midwest and Ben Stiller

Been Stellar Talks Midwest and Ben Stiller

By Nicole Rosenthal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

NYU garage-punk band Been Stellar talk name, new music and home with WSN.

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Sunflower Bean Defies Odds With Sophomore Release

Sunflower Bean Defies Odds With Sophomore Release

By Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

"Twentytwo In Blue" is the forthcoming album from Brooklyn rock trio Sunflower Bean. It is scheduled for release on March 23.

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Josh Charow

Josh Charow

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

On the rooftop of the Flatiron Building, with a camera in one hand and the city’s horizon within reach of the other, Josh Charow is on top of the world. Charow is a sophomore in the Tisch School of the Arts, currently making strides in the film and photo industries. His short experimental film, “A Strange Winter in New York City,” on Vimeo was ...

Students Serve Up Diverse Set of Singles

Students Serve Up Diverse Set of Singles

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

With spring quickly approaching, WSN has been unearthing the latest and greatest sounds of the new season that NYU’s musicians have to offer.

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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.”

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An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Looking for some new vinyls to add to your collection? Here are some of the best record stores around NYU.

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Explore With Me: Harlem

Explore With Me: Harlem

By Carina Pansch, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Features

And the Explore With Me series continues! Come explore Harlem with us.

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