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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.

Russ Entertains His Ego at Steinhardt Q&A

Russ Entertains His Ego at Steinhardt Q&A

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Steinhardt's music business program hosted rapper and producer Russ last Wednesday.

The Storyteller Behind Jesediah

The Storyteller Behind Jesediah

By Avani Jurakhan, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Up-and-coming rapper and Tisch junior Jesse Sgambati –– known popularly as Jesediah –– shakes his work up by intertwining spontaneous beats with structured storytelling.

Q&A: Daye Jack Is Hip-Hop’s Next Big Thing

Q&A: Daye Jack Is Hip-Hop’s Next Big Thing

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

NYU alumni Daye Jack came to the university as a computer science, and quickly rose through the ranks — of the music industry. Now, he's collaborating withs stars and working with Max Martin.

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.

The Daily Grind of NYU Musicians: Music, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

The Daily Grind of NYU Musicians: Music, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

By Tia Ramos, Under the Arch Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU musicians share their experiences balancing classes, music and friends.

Q & A: Cam Meekins

Q & A: Cam Meekins

May 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

Twenty-year-old Bostonian rapper Cam Meekins isn’t exactly mainstream hip-hop, but this new, wildly talented artist cannot be taken as a joke — winning Best New Artist at the Boston Music Awards and accumulating over 1 million views on his music videos, Cam Meekins will be a fresh face in th...