All posts tagged "hip-hop"

  • SAB hosts ‘A Worldwide Movement’ International Fashion Show

    By Briana Williams– From hip hop routines to K-pop dances, the nearly sold-out International Fashion Show used fashion and performances to showcase different cultures from around the world. Held on Jan. 27, the Student Activities Board’s Diversity...

    • Posted January 28, 2017
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  • Features
    Kendrick Lamar stuns listeners with lyricism in third album, “To Pimp a Butterfly”

    By Matthew Shircliffe— While under scrutiny over the last two years for his sophomore album, “Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City” that many consider a modern classic, a “Control” verse that put hip-hop on its toes and a record...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Rap Runs the Vernon Club

    Kevin Duke co-owner of Art No Easel, threw an event at the historic Vernon Club on September 12 called The Study Hall, in cooperation with The Even Xchange. “I woke up in the morning, thought of something...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    Former Supreme Court Justice receives U of L Award At a ceremony and lecture at the Seelbach hotel on Thursday, April 18, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens received the 2013 Brandeis medal. The medal honors...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • SAB presents Kendrick Lamar: Rapper performs at Louisville Palace

    By Aaron Williams– The University of Louisville’s Student Activities Board (SAB) continued its string of success with its spring concert series on Thursday evening March 21. This spring’s guest artist was none other than Compton emcee Kendrick...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Review: Casey Veggies is no daily dose

    By Aaron Williams– Building off the success of last spring’s “Customized Greatly Vol. 3,” West Coast emcee Casey Veggies returned to the forefront of the hip-hop scene by dropping his latest project, “Life Changes,” last week. The...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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  • Q&A with student and rhyme-spitter A.C.: local MC talks influences and his new mixtape, ‘Halfway to Hollywood’

    By Josephine Lee– Alex Crum, better known by stage name A.C., is a Louisville native and graduate of Saint Xavier High School. He’s been in the music scene for about three years. What started out as free...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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  • Name your price, make it free.

    By Lara Kinne– Another Bandcamp feature allows listeners to purchase and download albums by choosing their own price. Zero is a tempting option for a free pass, but fans should feel obligated to support these artists anyway,...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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  • Top five hip hop albums of 2011

    By Aaron Williams– Last year was a big one for the world of hip-hop. While 2011 saw the continued commercial success of rappers like Rick Ross and Kanye West, it also saw young up-and-comers like Big Sean...

    • Posted January 17, 2012
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