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Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer Wu-Tang Clan’s newest album, “The Saga Continues,” is a sturdy one. They opt not to echo the emerging trends of the new generation of hip-hop and instead remind their audience of what made them so revolutionary. The poetic energy and witty craftiness of this album are testaments to …

Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Macklemore has gone solo with “Gemini,” his first solo work since his debut album, “The Language of My World,” in 2005 and his first release since “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” in February of last year with Ryan Lewis. Notably, Lewis, his producer on “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” and …

Story by Nick Jones / Contributing Writer Tyler, The Creator’s new album displays Tyler’s unexpected sensitive side. Although Tyler has not lost his crazy and sometimes brutal personality, he decides to take a break from the more savage attitude in place of a more emotional one. His new album “Flower Boy” is an enjoyable album …

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 …