The Vermont Cynic

Hit rapper deserves criticism

Hit rapper deserves criticism

Dahlia Maleh, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Culture

Music media and its consumers are facing a moral dilemma:  whether they can continue to separate artist...

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

March 28, 2018

Rapper Playboi Carti will headline SpringFest, according to UPB’s announcement at Battle of the Bands March 24...

Rap album preaches to sinners

March 18, 2016

Filed under Arts, Reviews

One Compton rapper has successfully fused jazz sounds and hip-hop instrumentals with iconic Christian imagery and ideology.Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, “untitled unmastered.” is the culmination of eight unreleased tracks that Lamar has made over the past three years while recording “To Pimp a Butterfly.”The new alb...

Rap artist’s new album fuses many music styles

December 4, 2015

Filed under Arts

Gangsta rappers are known for being cocky, but to showboat your versatility through the first half of your new album is something else. Freddie Gibbs’s album exemplifies that there cannot be a “Shadow of a Doubt” that Gibbs is one of rap's elite. He does this by mixing his Gary, Indiana style of rap with other rappers’...

<p>Ying Yang Twins Come to UVM</p>

Ying Yang Twins Come to UVM

October 9, 2015

In the Harris-Millis dining hall last week, I overheard a snippet of conversation above the din of t...

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883
rap