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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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These two music legends, T-Pain and Lil Jon, busted out their top hits in their live battle.

Iconic musicians compete in live Instagram battles

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // April 10, 2020

While music fans worldwide struggle to cope with canceled concerts and an abundance of free time, renowned record producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are...

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House picks highlight social struggles

House picks highlight social struggles

by Johann Derek Oribello, Senior Staff Writer // February 18, 2020

With the rise of rap as one of the most dominant music genres in the music industry today, it's important to acknowledge the influence of black heritage...

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Kalan.FrFr performs in the Aztec Student Union at SDSU on Oct. 29.

SDSU football alum honors former campus with rap performance

by Kassandra Cabral, Contributor // October 31, 2019

Trading in cleats for a mic and a beat.  Former San Diego State football player turned rapper, Kalan.FrFr, performed on Oct. 29 at the Aztec Student...

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Interdisciplinary studies senior and musician Goz performed on campus on April 26.

Student musician showcases collaboration during Nooner performance

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

Student musician and interdisciplinary studies senior Goz performed in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on April 26 to bring students a show full...

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Rapper Noname performed at the Observatory in San Diego on March 16.

Noname concludes her ‘Room 25’ tour in San Diego

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // March 25, 2019

Chicago rapper Noname concluded her “Room 25” tour at the Observatory in San Diego on March 16, showcasing her ability to create a community with her...

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Public administration senior Josh Palmer communicates to his followers about his music via his Instagram, @jashupi_.

Student rapper aims to provide music opportunities to those afflicted with lupus via non-profit

by Kylie Renner, Contributor // February 27, 2019

Joshua Jamal Palmer, artistically known as Jashupi, is a 22-year-old San Diego State senior who’s using his experiences with lupus to relate to and help...

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Former SDSU football player ascends in the rap game

Former SDSU football player ascends in the rap game

by Aaron Tolentino, Assistant Sports Editor // January 30, 2019

Most people know him as Kalan.Frfr., but the San Diego State community knew him initially as Kalan Montgomery, who played defensive back on the SDSU football...

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Student musician mixes punk and hip-hop

Student musician mixes punk and hip-hop

by Nathan Godderis, Staff Writer // January 30, 2019

In 1996, punk rock band Dishwalla released its hit song “Counting Blue Cars,” which peaked at no. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. Two Dishwalla band...

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Rapper J.I.D brings Q&A session, spontaneous performance to campus

Rapper J.I.D brings Q&A session, spontaneous performance to campus

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // December 12, 2018

Audiences were treated to an impromptu concert by rapper J.I.D the night of Friday, Nov. 30, in the Conrad Prebys Student Union Theater. The Music...

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Student musician seeks connection with outcasts through hip-hop

Student musician seeks connection with outcasts through hip-hop

by Kylie Renner, Contributor // December 12, 2018

Media studies freshman Russell Ho, known artistically as Rush Martinez, recently decided to dedicate his life to music-making, sending him into a year...

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Colly & Whomptie perform at The House of Blues on January 21.

SDSU rap duo mixes diversity with drops

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // April 4, 2018

In college, it seems as though the smallest similarities with others can result in the greatest relationships. For rap duo Colly & Whomptie what sparked...

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