The 2010s ushered in an unparalleled era of rap, with stars like Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Travis Scott carrying the torch and redefining the genre with countless hits.
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken a backseat since the start of the pandemic, with upcoming films like “Black Widow” and “Eternals” being pushed back more than a year so spectators might watch them in theaters. As fans await those releases, Marvel Studios has begun rolling out original series on Disney+ to hold people over between films.
Album: “La Maquina”
Album: “Slime Language 2”
UB students celebrated Tuesday after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of two murder counts and one manslaughter count for his role in the death of George Floyd.
Today is 4/20, a.k.a “weed day.”
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Five years ago today, rapper Lil Uzi Vert set the world on fire with his third mixtape, “Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World.” The colorfully moody project proved to be Uzi’s breakout moment, as the artist made his first appearance on the Billboard 200 and went platinum in the U.S.
Yonkers rapper Earl Simmons, who went by the stage name DMX, died Friday morning due to complications from a heart attack, his team shared with XXL.
Last Wednesday, New York State officially legalized cannabis for recreational use.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down nearly everything in the world, with one exception: the music industry. During a time when people cannot physically go to work, artists can still record music from their homes, and in the case of rap, the results have been excellent.
Album: “Dum and Dummer 2”
Since its premiere in May 2020, the Hulu-exclusive animated series “Solar Opposites” has made its mark as one of the funniest adult cartoons on television.
Album: “The Plugs I Met 2”
Movie: Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Many of our childhood memories are filled with nostalgia-packed episodes of our favorite cartoons, whether it be Nickelodeon classics like “The Fairly OddParents,” or Cartoon Network staples like “Adventure Time.” And we mainly found them in one place: cable TV.
Brooklyn rapper Ackquille Jean Pollard, better known as Bobby Shmurda, was released from prison after a seven year sentence at Clinton Correctional Facility in Upstate New York on Tuesday.
After 28 years of chart-topping albums and countless awards, electronic music sensation Daft Punk has broken up.
Over the past decade, eccentric rap has seen somewhat of a renaissance, with artists like Young Thug and Playboi Carti displaying a level of originality that has helped redefine what it means to be a rapper through speaking in “mumble voices” and mixing rap with other genres, such as punk on Playboi’s latest release. Enter Flatbush, NY native Barrington Hendricks, who has carved a name for himself as one of the rawest rappers in the industry under his strangely titled-moniker, JPEGMAFIA.
Ah… the Super Bowl. Quality football, tasty snacks and commercials.