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Ram Jams: ‘folklore’

July 30, 2020

Less than a year after the release of “Lover,” Taylor Swift is back and her newest album has old and new fans reeling.

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Ram Jams: ‘Ho, why is you here?’

July 29, 2020

“Ho, why is you here?” is a collection of all things Flo Milli. From hits like “Beef FloMix” to newer releases like “May I,” Flo Milli continually shows the industry that she is here to stay.

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Marching to the Beat of a New Drum

July 10, 2020

Fordham alumnus and New York State Assembly candidate Mahfuzul teamed up with rapper Zo Morese to release the track “District 24.”

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Ram Jams: Summer Sounds So Far

July 8, 2020

Arts and Culture Editor Ethan Coughlin goes through some of his favorite albums and singles that have come out this summer.

What’s the Use in a Diss Track During a Political Uprising?

What’s the Use in a Diss Track During a Political Uprising?

July 2, 2020

Rappers J. Cole and Noname recently released songs in response to each other's attitudes toward the Black Lives Matter movement.

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A Playlist For Pride

June 6, 2020

Celebrate the Black queer artists that let the LGBTQ+ community be where they are today.

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10 Life-Changing Albums That Were Released During My College Years

May 21, 2020

Inaugural Ram Jams writer and News Editor Emeritus Jordan Meltzer, GSB '20, goes through the most memorable 10 albums from the last four years.

Ram Jams: ‘Making a Door Less Open’

May 12, 2020

Car Seat Headrest continues to surprise listeners with new features and old habits of lo-fi electronic sounds on their new album "Making a Door Less Open."

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Coronavirus Can’t Stop Creativity

April 28, 2020

Chesca Mac, FCLC ’21, releases her latest single, “AWTC,” to all streaming platforms. The single is a reflection of her community bonds made at Fordham. bonds she has made at Fordham.

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Ram Jams: ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

April 21, 2020

Fiona Apple’s new album “Fetch The Bolt Cutters” lets listeners know that she is frustrated, and, quite frankly, she doesn’t really care what they think about it.

Ram Jams: ‘The New Abnormal’ Is New but Not Abnormal

Ram Jams: ‘The New Abnormal’ Is New but Not Abnormal

April 14, 2020

After seven years without an album release, The Strokes are back with guitar riffs that hearken back to their debut “Is This It,” references to ’80s rock, and enjoyable lyric value and instrumental polish.

Though it is his last year with the label, Chris Parkin, FCLC ’20, appreciates all they’ve done for him and plans to release more music under Ramses Records before his final goodbye.

Ramses Records Hosts ‘Live at Home’ Sessions on Instagram

April 7, 2020

The record label’s livestream series for Fordham musicians feel strangely intimate despite the distance between the students and their audience.