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Hip-hop in transition

Cardi B, J. Cole and Post Malone all released new, very different, albums in April. 
(Graphics by Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 7, 2018

In the lovely month of April, hip-hop fans were graced with three new albums from three of the biggest names in the industry. Cardi B released her debut album “Invasion of Privacy” at the beginning of the month, J. Cole dropped “KOD” on April 20, and Post Malone followed a week later with hi...

St.Vincent DeJamz

St.Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018

If you’re a fan of hip-hop you probably know that new music has been dropping all over the place recently. From a previously unannounced album from J. Cole to Cardi B’s debut, life is good for hip-hop fans these days. The best part is that regardless of whether or not you’re a fan of these arti...

Identity and hip-hop

Identity and hip-hop

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 29, 2018

Packed into a room on the third floor of the library, people gathered to discuss hip-hop in a new way.  A diverse group of people came prepared to discuss often overlooked facets of the music industry. Settled in with snacks and beverages, people from all backgrounds were ready to begin. DePaul’s Ce...

DePaul alum Dan Kanvis opens up with hip-hop

DePaul alumnus and hip-hop artist Dan Kanvis at Classick Studios in Humboldt Park. (Kevin Quin / The DePaulia)

Kevin Quin

January 18, 2015

Pacing down Chicago Avenue on a late Monday evening, I tucked myself underneath a roof extension to avoid the cold drizzle from the light rain shower. Wiping specs of water off my phone’s screen with my thumb, I scrolled down to my email inbox to confirm that I was at the correct address for Classick Studios, one o...

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