Sasanka Jindasa dissects the issue of race and sexism, and talks about Harvard's distinct lack of vocabulary when it comes to talking about hip-hop culture.
On the Newsstand:Music
Priyanka Menon explains the political nature of Brazil's hip-hop scene, and its importance to the country as a whole.
Pop music's accessibility can produce a backlash from discerning listeners, but high sales figures should not necessarily be viewed as a sign of an artist's aesthetic descent.
Student musician Nick Mendez '15 on the unity of music against the tensions of politics
The next in our featured student musician interviews, featuring Meredith Baker '13
The unpacking of Birdman's, uh, achievements begs a much bigger question: what the hell is he still doing here?
His work ethic was undeniable, his timing was magical, his partnerships with Eminem and Dr. Dre were remarkably fruitful, and—most importantly—his music was classic. What went wrong?
A conceptual triumph, but by no means an easy listen.
Bob Dylan is coming to Lowell, MA tomorrow for a concert. Excited yet? Frankly, there’s a lot that excites me more than the prospect of seeing Dylan live in concert. As everyone knows, Dylan likes to mess with his music; he sings every line too fast, and he mangles the old melodies, and at the moments of high lyrical beauty, he ... Read More