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JPEGMAFIA: Abrasive and Innovative Rap for the Digital Age

JPEGMAFIA: Abrasive and Innovative Rap for the Digital Age

April 30, 2019

Rapper JPEGMAFIA has found a following among Fordham students.

The Return of Battle Rap: More Than Just Music

The Return of Battle Rap: More Than Just Music

August 28, 2015

By JALEN GLENN Staff Writer 2015 has been a great year for hip-hop. Big name artists such as Big Sean...

Did Gangsta Rap Make Them Do It?

Did Gangsta Rap Make Them Do It?

March 25, 2015

By JALEN GLENN Contributing Writer Published: March 25, 2015 In 2008, Ice Cube forcefully (thou...

Iggy’s Voice Is No Biggy

September 16, 2014

  By JALEN GLENN Contributing Writer Published: September 16, 2014 Without a doubt, Iggy Azalea was the biggest name in music this past summer. Her mega single “Fancy” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and her guest appearance on Arianna Grande’s “Problem” allowed her to occupy the number two s...

Lifting the Curtain on the Future of Opera

Lifting the Curtain on the Future of Opera

February 13, 2014

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: February 13, 2014 For most, the idea of opera conjures up an image of the wrinkled and rich mas...