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Female rappers take new heights this summer

Female rappers take new heights this summer

Chance Allen, Lead Arts & Culture Writer

August 24, 2020

From the audacious flows of Saweetie to the powerful lyrics of Chika, here are five female rappers to check out and add to your playlist. 

Review: Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” has high points, but West’s intentions do not align with his delivery

Graphic by Lidya Dereje.

Michael Williams, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

While a fine LP, “Jesus Is King” is a watered-down amalgamation of West’s least ambitious moments strung together by a loose Christian influence.

Review: Frank Ocean steps back into the scene with “DHL”

Review: Frank Ocean steps back into the scene with “DHL”

Chance Allen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

In “DHL,” Ocean takes rap and converts it into an almost soft and soothing flow, yet still including powerful bass beats. Ocean uses his voice to show intense passion, enunciating every word as if it’s his last.

Hick-Hop comes to Macon next month

Country rap group, The Lacs, will be performing in Macon on Dec. 8.

Sterling Neill

November 15, 2018

The Lacs, also known as artist Clay “Uncle Snap” Sharpe and “Rooster” King, lead vocalist and guitarist, will be in town on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. to have a concert hosted by The Hargray Theatre. The Hargray Capitol Theatre, located on 382 2nd St, is known throughout Macon for offering a place for ...

Floco’s Modern Life

Floco’s Modern Life

Stephen Kearse

February 9, 2011

At approximately 2:52 p.m. every Friday afternoon, I feel it. By “it” I’m referring to that campus-wide anxiety “to do.” You know what I mean. You don’t really care what you do. You just want it to either a) not be homework or b) not be regrettable (if you withdraw from a class later i...

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