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Photo courtesy of Kermit Davis on Facebook Called the “Grammy’s for sports”, the ESPY’s are one of the biggest nights where a game isn’t being played. With 15-time WWE champ and movie star John Cena as the host, the 2016 ESPY’s were filled with big moments. After an unprecedented 90-81 win against Michigan State University …

Chance the Rapper Coloring Book

By Raven Harmon // Contributing Writer Have you ever been able to hear a color? Has gospel rap ever peeked your interest? I answered no to both these questions until the release of “Coloring Book.” Being able to hear colors along with unintentionally becoming a fan of gospel rap is an experience from the rapper …

Late-night Bonnaroo fixture SuperJam capped a day of performances that included R&B and hip-hop heavyweights, a budding Irish superstar, and infectious pop from New Jersey. Bonnaroo’s annual SuperJam is a tradition like no other. Artists from all genres and decades come together for a late, late night jam session for Bonnaroovians young and old. This …

Experimental producer Flying Lotus‘ 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival performance was a mesmerizing mix of hypnotic beats and mesmerizing visuals. The producer played tracks from his 2014 release You’re Dead, songs from his Captain Murphy side-project and remixes of artists like Drake and Schoolboy Q. The performance also brief cameo from Chance the Rapper, who came onstage during …

By John Connor Coulston and Maranda Faris Sidelines Staff The Friday night sets at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival stayed true to their roots, featuring sets from bands playing metal to reggae to indie and rap. Umphreys McGee Jam band Umphreys McGee played to a mostly seated crowd during their Friday afternoon set on day …

The album artwork for Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer After his acclaimed album Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne became the figurehead for mainstream hip-hop, but soon started on a rapid critical decline ever since. He’s become the laughing stock of the hip-hop community. Every project he’s released since has been panned by critics and hip-hop fans alike. …