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Photo courtesy of Top Dawg Entertainment Chattanooga rapper and former MTSU student Isaiah Rashad’s debut LP was released on Friday. The album, “The Sun’s Tirade,” was released through Top Dawg Entertainment, home of modern hip-hop icons including Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q. It’s no secret that Kendrick Lamar’s rise to the top of rap mountain …

Photo by Olivia Ladd/MTSU Sidelines The WMOT 89.5/Roots Radio station launched this morning with a live kickoff event and marked the beginning of the new Americana music programming. MTSU’s station, WMOT, partnered with Music City Roots to convert the channel from jazz to Americana– inclusive of country, bluegrass, gospel and more. The event, which was live-broadcasted …

Photo courtesy of Mountains Like Wax Most weekends, you can find the members of Mountains Like Wax playing in a basement in Nashville or driving a few hundred miles in their van to play a DIY show somewhere in the Southeast. This Saturday, the band will follow The Weeks and prelude to Judah and the …

Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Home invasion films usually follow a very linear story progression: a group of intruders with ill intentions break into a home, and the victimized family hides in terror, eventually rallying to fend off the threat. While “Don’t Breathe” approaches the subgenre from a fresh angle and creates palpable tension in a claustrophobic setting, …

Photo courtesy of Flickr On Sunday evening, a massive talent and a comedic genius left the earth. Gene Wilder, 83, passed due to complications with Alzheimer’s disease at his home. Fortunately, his memory will live on in his hilarious and earnestly heartfelt performances. To this day, these timeless characters can muster a sense of joy …

Photo courtesy of Wild ‘N Out MTSU’s 2016 “Week of Welcome” continues with Thursday’s crazy variety show.   The variety show consists of two different acts. In the Murphy Center, a few members of Nick Cannon’s on-the-spot comedy TV show “Wild ‘N Out” will be performing. Darren “Big Baby” Brand, Aarona Lopez and Rip Michaels are each …