Paying tribute to “Oxnard”

November 30, 2018 Tessa Jillson 0

From his debut album, rapper Anderson .Paak challenged the “trendy” trap realm of hip-hop by placing funk and jazz into a rap perspective. His music changed the rap game, radiating a soulful, lighthearted, and casual […]

Leading by example

November 9, 2018 Zach Colten 0

For the entirety of its relatively brief history, rap has been political. The art form, spawned in an unassuming apartment high-rise in the Bronx, became a kind of “voice for the voiceless” in American culture, […]

Lil Wayne “Can’t Be Broken”

October 12, 2018 Zach Colten 0

*Iconic lighter flick* What comes to your mind when you think of the modern rap game? For many people, the current image involves face tattoos, autotune, drugs, and choppy flows. Whether these progressions are good […]