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Rapper XXXTentacion Announces The Revenge Tour

Rapper XXXTentacion Announces The Revenge Tour

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under A&E

Infamous for serving a jail sentence for aggravated battery and home invasion, underground rapper has enjoyed the riches of success while behind bars. XXXTentacion has formed a cult following of loyal fans for his furious flow that is very similar to the punk rock and metal ages of the yesteryear. All...

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar Album Review

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar Album Review

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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Kendrick Lamar is arguably one of the best rap artists in the industry today and he cemented his status as one of the best rappers in history after his release of his fourth studio album, DAMN. Kendrick or Kung Fu Kenny that he is referred to numerous times on his new album shocked the world when he...

Future brings his album “Future” to life

Future brings his album “Future” to life

Cassidy Campos, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
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Atlanta’s trap artist, Future, has finally released his self-titled album. The project was originally announced to be released earlier last week, but was leaked through spotify a day early before the actual set date. Future confirmed on his social media  that the album had no features, which is somet...

Kendrick Lamar releases ‘untitled unmastered.’, a collection of demos

Kendrick Lamar releases ‘untitled unmastered.’, a collection of demos

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
March 12, 2016
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Pimp pimp!... Hooray! Three months into 2016 and hip-hop fans already have a new Kendrick Lamar record to listen to. Sort of. The Compton native rapper released a collection of 8 previously unreleased demos on March 4 that originated during the recording of Lamar's album "To Pimp a Butterfly", ...

GoldLink triumphs on his debut release, ‘And After That, We Didn’t Talk’

GoldLink triumphs on his debut release, ‘And After That, We Didn’t Talk’

Ryan Guerrero, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 16, 2015
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After a string of popular tracks on Soundcloud within the past two years, a well-received mixtape in 2014, and a spot on the 2015 XXL Freshmen list; Washington DC rapper GoldLink finally released his debut project "And After That, We Didn't Talk" on Nov. 6 through Los Angeles music collective and re...

Know the Zip

Know the Zip

Elder Hinojosa, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015
Filed under A&E

Review Rating: A- The first dog is finally off the leash again. The first member of Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) Jay Rock has finally dropped his highly anticipated album 90059 on Sept. 11 after four long years. Most fans were probably expecting more tracks from the Watts rapper after ...

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