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The Old Chance

The Old Chance

By Thomas Lange, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts

With perhaps one of the most enigmatic stories of any in his profession, Chance the Rappers' tale of ascendance to major-level fame is iconic.

Future Enchants NYU Students at Terminal 5 Concert

Future Enchants NYU Students at Terminal 5 Concert

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Future performed at Terminal 5 on Wednesday as part of Violet 100 Week.

How NYU Twitter Reacted to Future at the Violet 100 Concert

How NYU Twitter Reacted to Future at the Violet 100 Concert

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

NYU students react to announcement of Future as headliner for Violet 100 concert.

Future to Perform at This Year’s Violet 100 Concert

Future to Perform at This Year’s Violet 100 Concert

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Arts

Future will be coming to Terminal 5 on Feb. 24 in a concert exclusively for NYU students.

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.

Rap lyrics should not be used as evidence

Rap lyrics should not be used as evidence

By Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist

February 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Rap artists' lyrics should not be used against them as evidence in court.

Songs teach Ebola prevention

Songs teach Ebola prevention

By Sam Del Rowe

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Carlos Chirinos, a visiting professor at Steinhardt, has been working to combat the Ebola epidemic with the aid of an unlikely ally: music.

Weekly Playlist: Recent Rap

Weekly Playlist: Recent Rap

April 11, 2014


Filed under Arts

From Angel Haze and Iggy Azalea to Drake and Pusha T, there have been some great rap releases in the past few years. Take a listen. Follow @nyunews on Spotify for more great playlists....

Comedy troupe North Coast impresses at People’s Improv

Comedy troupe North Coast impresses at People’s Improv

February 26, 2014


Filed under Arts

For many college students, especially those living in New York City, attending a comedy show is like a rite of passage. It is easy to know someone in an improv group, which leads to a constant flood of invitations to comedy shows on Facebook. However, comedy performances are often hit or miss. Whil...

Schoolboy Q shows multiple sides with ‘Oxymoron’

Schoolboy Q shows multiple sides with ‘Oxymoron’

February 26, 2014


Filed under Arts

Of all the artists that make up the L.A. rap group Black Hippy, Schoolboy Q might be the hardest to pin down. The media generally labels Kendrick Lamar as the de facto leader of the group, Jay Rock as the burly voice of the street, Ab-Soul as the intellectual young buck and Schoolboy Q as … who,...

ARTS ISSUE: Rap music avoids excess in favor of humility

ARTS ISSUE: Rap music avoids excess in favor of humility

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, often rhymes about his struggles in the acting industry and the steps it took to get there — he currently plays Troy from NBC’s “Community." The ever-aggressive Hopsin expresses his frustrations with the hypocrisy that permeates the music industry th...

Lady challenges preconceived notions, politics of rappers

Lady challenges preconceived notions, politics of rappers

November 12, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

In 2010, Big Gates Records signed their first female rapper to the label — a young artist who goes by the name Lady. Lady has been teetering on the verge of stardom for the past few years, and she has finally found some mainstream success from her songs being featured on TV. Fans of HBO’s...

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