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Story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer UK rapper Michael Omari Jr., known more popularly by the stage name Stormzy, recently released his 16 track debut album “Gang Signs & Prayer.” Stormzy performs a unique style of hip-hop that is influenced by electronic music. This style is commonly referred to as “grime” in the UK, …

Photo courtesy of MT SPARE Story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer Ludacris will perform at Middle Tennessee State University’s Murphy Center April 6. The event, hosted by MT Spare and SGA, is for MTSU students, and will begin at 8 p.m.  Tickets go on sale at gate one of the Murphy Center, Friday. “This is something that …

Hip-hop artist The Sonnet Man will be teaching Shakespearean workshops at MTSU as part of Tennessee State Thespian Society’s ThesCon festival on Jan. 15-16. Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man himself, is much more than just a rapper. Also an award-winning writer, artist and teacher from Brooklyn, New York who’s appeared on The Today Show and MTV, Glover reiterprets Shakespearean sonnets …

Jordan Trice // Contributing Writer Hip-hop artist Mac Miller released his third studio album GO:OD AM on September 18, 2015. The album has received positive reviews from longtime critics who complimented Miller on giving a more mature, focused approach to his stoner rap content. The album is concentrated on Miller’s confession and acknowledgment of his past …

Brinley Hineman // Contributing writer Those who missed Run the Jewel’s sold-out performance at Marathon Music Works on Monday missed an evening full of hardcore hip-hop that had the audience rocking to the beat. Starting off the night were opening acts Fashawn, Cuz Lightyear and Boots. All three artists delivered dance-worthy hits and pumped up the crowd for …

Big K.R.I.T. performs at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, July 17, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Mississippi hip-hop artist Big K.R.I.T. performed at Waterfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky, during the 2015 Forecastle Festival Friday evening. Check out John Connor Coulston‘s photos from the performance below: For our full archive of Forecastle coverage, click here. Follow John Connor Coulston on Twitter at @JCCoulston. Follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John Connor …