By Brandon Kesselly, Staff Writer @BCKesso What comes to mind when you think of Kanye West? Do you think of “Stronger” or “Gold Digger”? The time he criticized President George W. Bush for his supposed lack of efforts for the victims of Hurricane Katrina? The Taylor Swift incident and the ensuing memes? Or maybe you […]

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By Brandon Kesselly, Staff Writer Imagine a time where the Internet was inconceivable and television had yet to become the norm. All of your entertainment and other information came from word of mouth, newspapers and the radio. You turn on your radio one evening, checking the stations for some music when you hear a story […]

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By Brandon Kesselly, Staff Writer Over the last few decades, the genre of hip hop has slowly been evolving. With each year, each new artist that has risen to ‘mainstream’ status has brought something new to the table (for better or for worse). Certain artists constantly push the boundaries either lyrically, sonically or both. Others […]

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By Brandon Kesselly, Staff Writer If you have listened to mainstream hip-hop within the last year, chances are you have heard the name A$AP Rocky. After the success of his mixtape LiveLoveA$AP – featuring the hit single “Peso” – the Harlem native released his debut studio album, Long.Live.A$AP, early last week. Featuring notable guest appearances […]

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