Posts Tagged ‘rap’

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 […]

The story of Drake and Pusha-T

by tiernj03
The story of Drake and Pusha-T stems long, long ago; to the age of Bape and who wore it first, and wait, was Drake ever really involved anyway?   Facts Pusha-T and his brother, Malice aka No Malice, were once a duo by the name of “Clipse,” they attained moderate success until the year 2000. […]

Who is Sheck Wes?

by tiernj03
Sheck Wes   The premiere 19-year-old star bound rapper, Sheck Wes, grew up in New York, but has Senegalese roots. He was a model before a rapper and could have been equally as successful at playing basketball. Sheck Wes is the perfect trifecta of cultural knowledge. The 19 year old is signed to, Travis Scott and Kanye West […]

The Only Thing Better Than Childish Gambino’s, “This Is America,” Are The Memes

by Jesse Drake
Just last weekend, Donald Glover’s rap persona, Childish Gambino released the video to his new track, “This is America,” which has caught him up in an internet storm. People are interpreting the various spectacles and details of the video, praising the beat and the choreography, but most of all, have turned it into a meme […]

Kendrick Lamar wins the Pulitzer Prize

by tiernj03
Joseph Pulitzer, whom the award is named after, prided himself on being a self-made man. His prestigious works in literature lead him to become the face of American Journalism in the latter half of the 19th Century.  The award is intended upon the motivation for success amongst people to make influential work in the fields […]

Cole Bennett’s Lyrical Lemonade Summer Bash

by tiernj03
Lyrical Lemonade, founded by Cole Bennett, is a platform to highlight Chicagoland’s various rap artists, which has blown up to become one of the most sought after music video channels on YouTube, offering almost instant fame for any artist featured. The Plano Illinois Kid started this “empire” as stated by Forbs, his junior year of high […]