Herald

At Summerfest, Denny Lanez steals show, Aminé underwhelming in comparison

Hometown rapper best of bunch for hip-hop ground shows

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Former Badger now DJ: Melvv just going to have fun at Lollapalooza

Stress Relief tour goes through Chicago

Herald

J. Cole employs new-age rhyme schemes with potent messages on ‘KOD’

With different approach than previous projects, Dreamville rapper still delivers enjoyable mixture of hip-hop styles

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Muhammad Ali documentary ties role of athletes, black women to hip-hop

Film takes viewers on journey across time, providing fresh insight on how first wave of MC’s were influenced, pushed to greater heights

Music

Three UW students speak to power of fat asses, Sellery room threesomes in debut music video ‘That Ass Was Fat’

Dorm Room Studios balance midterms, garner attention with bouncy track 'That Ass Was Fat'

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EarthGang, J.I.D delivered authentic hip-hop sound during performance at High Noon

Powerful duo paired with openers from J.Cole's Dreamville label created enjoyable concert experience

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Tyler, Vincent rap performance satisfies masses, leaves some asking for more

Our rap critics break down what they took away from the concert

Hitlist

Hitlist: Dreaming of Darty SZN

Music to fill speakers in brighter spring future of day parties, fun with friends

Music

Singer-songwriter displays emotion, vulnerability in latest release, Earthtones

Afie Jurvanen projects himself onto latest record without filter

Album

BROCKHAMPTON: A new generation of artists

Group redefines what it means to be a boyband