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Promoter? I hardly know her!

Photo pulled from Earl Sweatshirt’s official Facebook page. Recently, there has been a trend of artists giving little to no notice for album releases. Sometimes this works in the artists’ favor, like when Beyoncé released her self-titled album to a high degree of critical acclaim and sold more than 800,000 copies on iTunes. But ...

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Tidal for all (kind of)

Jay-Z made the news recently after acquiring Swedish music streaming company Aspiro for $54 million. Aspiro is an umbrella corporation housing music streaming services WiMP and Tidal, the latter of which Jay-Z is planning on branding as a contender with music streaming monopoly Spotify. If Tidal does well, it will be for one ...

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Define the word, don’t let it define you

»Ronniesia Reed –Assistant Perspectives Editor The N-word has been around for many generations and has been given multiple meanings. One might view this word as being negative or positive. The main thing to remember is, it is just a word and words should never define a person, a race or ...

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Grammy Predictions: fun.? Frank Ocean? Black Keys?

ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Adele dominated last year’s Grammy Awards, but this year there isn’t a clear winner in sight. That’s because a slew of acts are up for top prizes, from fun. to Frank Ocean to Mumford & Sons. Those performers are nominated for six trophies, as are ...

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