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Mac Miller Dead at Age 26

by tiernj03
Crushing news comes out of California today as rapper Mac Miller has reportedly overdosed. It was just weeks after his fifth album, Swimming debuted that a friend of his called the authorities to come to the San Fernando Valley Home. When authorities arrived to the scene they pronounced Miller dead, he was 26 years old. […]

Overview of Mac Millers, Swimming

by tiernj03
Swimming Mac Millers fifth studio album, Swimming, released on August 3, after a two year hiatus following the successful, Devine Feminine. Fans and non-fans alike gathered anxiously to hear what heartbreak might sound like on Millers latest piece of work. On Twitter, Miller sums up the album, “Stop keeping score. Just keep swimming.” Upon initial release, the albums […]

Hipster Heaven Pitchfork Music Festival Returns to Chicago

by Henry Netherland
The indie kids motherland, Pitchfork Music Festival has returned with its annual roster of obscure talent. This year’s headliners included the likes of Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and Ms. Lauryn Hill. Below, are my personal reviews of the acts I was able to catch on Sunday.   Nnamdi Ogbonnaya Nnamdi Ogbonnaya is a Chicago multi-instrumentalist […]

88Rising Keeps the Sun Shining on, “Head in the Clouds”

by Henry Netherland
For years now, New York Record Label, 88Rising, has built its brand on content intended to go viral on the internet. Now for their debut compilation, the group takes each members’ unique sounds and transforms them into a series of summer jams perfect for teens to party and make out to. 88Rising has done a marvelous […]

Billboard Songs of the Summer Review

by Ben LaScola
     As July came to a close, many of the summer’s biggest songs had already been released. Billboard provides a way for music fans to keep up with the erratic trends of pop music.      Along with famed music charts like the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200, Billboard releases a Songs […]

Something New

by tiernj03
  INTRODUCING: J.K. THE REAPER   The artist that rose and fell, came up through the ranks, and slipped through the cracks, saw the light of day, and now searches for fame in his new project, “Digital Tears,” this is the story of J.K. The Reaper. His rap career began at the age of 15 […]