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Childish Gambino, the hip-hop project of actor Donald Glover, played to an ecstatic crowd of young fans at Bonnaroo‘s Which Stage Saturday night. The rapper mainly performed songs from his 2013 album Because the Internet and last year’s S T N M T N / Kauai projects. He also took the opportunity to debut a new, …

Kendrick Lamar performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. on Friday, June 12, 2015. (MTSU Seigenthaler News Service / Gregory French)

Kendrick Lamar made his triumphant return to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee on Friday night. Lamar drew one of the largest crowds of the weekend to the festival’s What Stage for a set filled with songs from his 2012 album good kid, m.A.A.d city and several from his spring release To Pimp a Butterfly. Check …

Twista performs at TEMPT in Murfreesboro, Tennessee during the early morning hours of Sunday, April 25, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines/Greg French)

Renowned rapper Twista performed at the Murfreesboro nightclub TEMPT on Saturday night. Check Staff Photographer Greg French‘s photos from the performance below: MTSU student Illuminate served as the night’s opening act: Follow Greg French on Instagram at @G_F_R_E_N_C_H. For more updates, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John Connor …

By Ethan Clark // Staff Writer Ever since I discovered the insane music video to Action Bronson’s song “Easy Rider,” I’ve been waiting for his second studio album Mr. Wonderful. Produced with the help of Vice-affiliate Noisey, the video is a modern-day western that has Bronson riding through the California desert while rapping about his adventures with women …

The album artwork for Gucci Mane's "Dessert" (FILE)

When infamous Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane went to prison on a slew of charges ranging from parole violations to disorderly conduct in late 2013, many thought we would barely hear a peep from the president of 1017 Records for the remainder of the decade. However, that’s been the opposite of the case, as 23 albums, mixtapes and EPs have …

Revered fast-spitting MC Twista and rock band Saving Abel have announced concerts at local nightclub TEMPT. Twista, who’s known for his tongue-twisting flow, will perform at 9 p.m. on April 24. The 41-year-old rapper has been releasing albums since 1992, with his commercial peak coming with his 2004 album Kamikaze. The album included the hit “Slow Jamz,” which featured …