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Erykah Badu welcomed fans of all ages to her Badubotron tour with a show-stopping performance of Hello.

Concert Roundup: ‘Soulfly’ and the Soul Star

by Ryan Hardison and Katarina Josifov // October 27, 2021

Oct. 20 - Rod Wave Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater Who says Wednesday evenings can’t be for sulking AND partying? Rod Wave says so.  Known...

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The cover art for Benny The Butchers latest studio album, The Plugs I Met II

Review: Benny the Butcher and Harry Fraud deliver their best on “The Plugs I Met II”

by Jacob Sullivan, Staff Writer // March 24, 2021

The corner of Genesee Street and Montana Avenue in Buffalo, New York is no tourist attraction. A rugged patch of concrete down the street from a Lutheran...

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Rapper Kalan.FrFr was a defensive back for San Diego State football from 2013-2016.

SDSU football alum and rapper Kalan.FrFr signs with music label Roc Nation

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 10, 2021

It’s time to add another name to the list of famous former students at San Diego State University. The alumni most recognized at SDSU include sports...

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Here is a look at the cover art for Judas and The Black Messiah: The Inspired Album (Courtesy of RCA Records)

“Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album” is a fitting sonic addition to Fred Hampton’s legacy

by Jacob Sullivan, Contributor // February 22, 2021

Albums inspired by movies can oftentimes be a hit or miss.  A lot goes into the planning of the album. Who should be on it? Who should produce it?...

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Ariana Grande, Aminé, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and The Strokes are the artists that round out our picks for part two of 2020s Albums of The Year.

DA Staff Picks: The Best Albums of 2020, Part Two

As the year comes closer to an end, here is the second installment of the DA Staff picks for best albums of 2020. Check out Part One. Ariana Grande –...

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Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett, younger brother of Chance The Rapper, performed virtually for students during Music Appreciation Night.

Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett puts on a show in Music Appreciation Night

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // October 21, 2020

What does self-acceptance mean to you?  The answer is probably different for a lot of people, but for Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett – it means making...

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Logic released No Pressure after announcing his surprise retirement from music on July 16.

Review: Logic reflects on his influences, career and personal life in final album “No Pressure”

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // August 6, 2020

On July 16, Logic took to social media and announced his retirement from his decade-long rap career. According to the posts he made, he plans to focus...

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