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Saba Enters the Spotlight

Saba Enters the Spotlight

By Lola Leuterio

May 8, 2018

On April 5, 2018, Chicago rapper Saba released his second studio-produced album “Care for Me,” an original and artistic expression of his own overwhelming mental health struggles. The emotional depths and skillfully crafted beats that “Care for Me” pours forth make it impossible not to wonde...

Coloring Outside the Lines

Coloring Outside the Lines

By Connor Norton

June 3, 2016

On May 5, Chance the Rapper released his album “Coloring Book” with features from Future, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Jeremih, Young Thug, and Justin Bieber. If you’re familiar with these artists, you might guess that the album probably has a lot of basic rap songs with a catchy chorus but little messag...

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

By Daniel Carroll

May 27, 2015

While the list of music released within this past school year seems to go on infinitely, here are a couple of standout hits from different genres to satisfy every type of music lover out there. Rock n’ Roll: Alabama Shakes give listeners a taste of what it’s like when four talented musicians with...

The Rise of Chance the Rapper

The Rise of Chance the Rapper

By Max Bayer

May 19, 2014

If you’re a hip-hop head, you probably know about Chance the Rapper. If not, it’s time you found out. The rise of Chance the Rapper is directly attributed to the success of his mixtapes “10 Day” and “Acid Rap.” You know you’re in for something different with “10 Day” when the slow...