Posted on February 14, 2019

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Personal Essay: Black History Month

Personal Essay: Black History Month Will Stallings For WUSC, Black History Month is an important time to reflect on the importance of black artists in the music industry. From Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder to James Brown and Martin Gaye, from Jimi Hendrix, Slash and Prince to Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Nicki Minaj, there is […]

Posted on February 10, 2019

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5 Songs and Books for Black History Month

5 Songs and Books for Black History Month Jordan Smith We’re officially in the midst of Black History Month 2019! Race relations in America are just as hot a topic now as they were 50 years ago, and just as complex. Personally, the thing that opened my eyes to the complexity and importance of these […]

Posted on February 25, 2019

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The Importance of clipping., Splendor and Misery

The Importance of clipping., Splendor and Misery Black History Month Daniel (D#) Sharp Rap has been around for nearly 50 years, and the genre has gone through many different changes and sub-genres throughout this time. It has become increasingly mainstream in the past 20 or so years, and while some of the more popular songs […]

Posted on February 18, 2019

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Profile: MC Ride

Profile: MC Ride Black History Month James Boyt In the world of alternative hip hop, rarely does a name create as much buzz as that of MC Ride, known for forming the critically acclaimed Sacramento band, Death Grips. It’s well known that Death Grips has a polarizing sound that offends some and gains the attraction […]