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Pop breakthrough Billie Eilish will perform at the Open Air Theatre at SDSU on July 13.

A guide to San Diego’s summer concerts

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // May 8, 2019

Summertime is right around the corner, and with that comes a lot of artists stopping by San Diego and the rest of Southern California on their big summer...

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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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Business sophomore Zach Brosi is featured on the Aztec Music Group album, contributing an acoustic song.

Aztec Music Group releases eclectic album

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

Aztec Music Group has a knack for bringing people together. Nowhere else at San Diego State allows space for such an eclectic collection of musicians and...

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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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Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst performing in San Diego on March 10.

Ten great songs already released this year

by Julianna Ress and Spencer White // March 13, 2019

In its third month, the music of 2019 is already a scattershot. New voices are finding their footing, old favorites are making admirable returns to form...

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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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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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The 10 best songs of 2018

The 10 best songs of 2018

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // December 12, 2018

Perhaps it’s the turbulence and unrest in the world at large that made 2018 a particularly strange year in music. Releasing full-length, heavily promoted...

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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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SDSU class combines hip hop and religion

SDSU class combines hip hop and religion

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // April 4, 2018

Hip hop is a musical genre and even a culture, but is it a religion? In Religious Studies 356: Hip Hop and Religion, Professor Roy Whitaker challenges...

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Amir Issaa spoke to students in a workshop setting about hip hop and Italy on March 6 on campus.

‘Power to the People’ Italian hip hop workshop crosses language barriers

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // March 14, 2018

Politics, African diaspora, European subcultures, hip hop music and autobiographical books might not seem like they’d be a part of a single, cohesive...

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