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Tracking the progression of the unpredictable Kanye

Tracking the progression of the unpredictable Kanye

Connor Adams, Culture Columnist

November 9, 2019

Kanye West has always gone through phases, but his latest may just be his least creatively fruitful. In the past few months, Kanye has found new meaning in his religion and showed promise in improving his mental state with his new advocacy for sustainability. However, his new album, “Jes...

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Sarah Robinson, Culture Columnist

October 31, 2018

Holly Coughlan In 2002, a Chicago producer got in a car accident that left his jaw wired shut. The single resulting from this injury, “Through the Wire,” is featured on his debut album, “The College Dropout,” which eventually went certified triple platinum. The producer rose to fame quickly in the rap world n...

Kendrick and Kanye: Artistry versus Ego

Kendrick and Kanye: Artistry versus Ego

Jacob Holzman

March 17, 2016

Kendrick Lamar just released a new record, “untitled unmastered,” and it is a great listen. The quality of the music onboard the LP is astonishingly layered: every instrumental lavish and fleshed out and every lyric codified to mean three things at the same time. Even though it was drafted from B-si...

New Kanye song is eh

March 10, 2015

Radical and highly opinionated, Kanye West has gathered his entourage once again to deliver his new single “All Day.”The single is a part of his upcoming album, “So Help Me God.”The track presents an odd collaboration with artists Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London, and yes, Paul McCartney, The B...

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