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What’s in a Name?

Quin Nelson November 11, 2013

A couple weeks ago, Whitman hosted a concert for the bands Kitten and Shy Girls. Shy Girls turned out to be a bunch of men, while Kitten played alternative rock that certainly did not make anyone think...

Danny Brown, Pusha T, and Old Guy Rap

Quin Nelson October 13, 2013

The release of Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail was the day rap became mortal. Mr. Carter, one of the greatest rappers of all time, not only put out a mediocre piece of work––it was boring. Over eccentric...

‘Talk That Talk’ rarely ‘walks the walk’

Alex Hagen February 23, 2012

Rihanna, the pop world's most prolific star, has released six full-length albums over the past seven years. Her most recent one, Talk That Talk, is an uneven, but cohesive collection of songs that center...

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