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Rodeo redefines southern trap with dark production
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Rodeo redefines southern trap with dark production

It is difficult to label Travi$ Scott’s much anticipated debut album Rodeo when its production is simply too far ahead of its time to be put on a pedestal with other 2015 releases. He does not use many lyrics, effortlessly giving fans insight about his struggles back in Houston and his life around drugs and…

Legendary rock group AC/DC impresses crowds at MetLife
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Legendary rock group AC/DC impresses crowds at MetLife

The legendary Australian heavy metal group AC/DC has finally returned to North America to embark on a brief stadium tour of the United States and Canada. This is their first since the lengthy Black Ice World Tour, which ended five years ago. The second night would have the band coming to the tri-state area with…

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The Weeknd pushes limits of R&B with Beauty Behind the Madness

With an aggressively electronic intro, Abel Tesfaye’s voice has an incomparable style that has changed the definition of  rhythm and blues. As the world contemplates his place in music, Tesfaye, known professionally as The Weeknd, uses his soothing voice to discuss the dark side of the world most tend to avoid. “Real Life” combines the…

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Opera meets rock with album re-up

2015 has turned out to be quite the year for legendary rock group The Who. Aside from their breakthrough single “My Generation” and celebrating their 50th anniversary in the industry, the band is currently undertaking what lead singer Roger Daltrey and lead guitarist Pete Townshend are calling their last ever major concert tour. Shortly after…

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Sneakers take a big step forward in Brooklyn

A sneakerhead’s dream is the current exhibit bringing cultural buzz to the Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Rise of a Sneaker Culture. Organized by the American Education of Arts, museum-goers are given an opportunity to experience history in a new and media-integrated way.  Sneakers displayed in the glass display cases range from the present-day hip-hop…

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Whitney exhibition showcases America’s cultural narrative

Over 600 works on display constitute the inaugural exhibition of the Whitney Museum of American Art in its Meatpacking District location. America is Hard to See, a curatorial exercise in mining the Whitney’s vast collection—the purveyor relies on the euphemistic collective memory in an adorable attempt at a humble brag—reveals, to the delight of snobbish…

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