Daily Egyptian

Excitement and frustration surrounds Springfest

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

April 22, 2015

Four packs of breath mints, one slab of brie cheese and a bag of Sour Patch Kids — these, along with $42,500, are what it took to snag an up-and-coming rapper for Friday’s Springfest in Shryock Auditorium.Jahron Brathwaite...

Kendrick’s sophomore is obscure and poetic

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

March 18, 2015

The south side Los Angeles gave birth to the publicity of gang violence and police brutality in the 1980s, and has conceived some of the hottest names in hip-hop history.The jagged experiences learned on the streets of Compton...

Drake keeps the world wanting more

By Chase Myers |@chasemyers_DE |Daily Egyptian

March 1, 2015

Little did the world know, a supporting actor for a Canadian teen show would snowball into one of the greatest hip-hop artists of the new millennium. Aubrey “Drake” Graham, a rapper and singer from Toronto, has secured his...

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