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Photo by Sarfarez Syed Story by Bonnie Hyer / Contributing Writer While most fresh-faced students living on a college campus find themselves struggling to hop from class-to-class and counting down the minutes until the weekend, MTSU students Grant Lepping, Andrew Proffitt, Chad Shealy and Ethan Smith have been hard at work crafting an EP to …

Photo courtesty of GQ Story by Maro Isong / Contributing Writer Music and artistry have always been key elements in black culture. From African rhythms to jazz, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, hip-hop, R&B and the music of today, a constant projection of the black spectrum can be found laced across the history of music. …

Photo by Karsten Holberg Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer Like most artists who come to MTSU for its Recording Industry Management Program, Chloe Kimes saw her education as a vein of study she could align her passion with. After graduating high school, she packed up her things and said “I’ll Be Going” to …

Photo by Hayden Goodridge / MTSU Sidelines Hakeem Vance sits eagerly in front of his laptop as he sifts through some of the latest instrumental sessions he’s been working on. His computer — bearing the purple-faced logo of his Keem the Cipher moniker — appears to be a musical scrapbook of sorts, containing countless in-progress …

Story by Hannah Adams / Contributing Writer In 1969, the radio station WMOT came into being within the confines of Middle Tennessee State University. What started out as student radio, however, quickly turned toward more professional horizons. Although this was great news for cities such as Nashville, it did leave a hole for the students …