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COLUMN: Eminem’s ‘Darkness’ goes far in depicting Las Vegas mass shooting, but it needs to

COLUMN: Eminem's 'Darkness' goes far in depicting Las Vegas mass shooting, but it needs to

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

January 26, 2020

When Eminem released a song and music video, “Darkness,” from the perspective of the Las Vegas shooter Jan. 17, it brought about mixed feelings from survivors of the mass shooting. The Oct. 1, 2017 shooting, known as 1 October, killed 58 and injured hundreds more, making it the deadliest mass shoo...

After decades of resistance, rap rises to the top

Callie Craig | Tyler, the Creator

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor

January 26, 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards went live on Sunday with a heavy presence from American rappers like Tyler, the Creator, YG, Meek Mill and Lil Nas X. Rap dominates the American music industry, which surpassed rock in 2017, according to Nielsen's year-end report on the music industry. Rap is mainstream now, but it was met with opposition as it rose in popularity throug...

Noname claims her Chicago title

Noname claims her Chicago title

Josh Tikka, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018

What is a rapper with no name? Is saying, “All I am is everything and nothing at all,” a call back to Lauryn Hill? Whether she’s the new Hill or not, she’s the only Noname. Everything and nothing at all? She is an assemblage of all her experience, relationships, and environments--everything,...

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