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Rapper Jay-Z snubbed at the 2018 Grammys

Rapper Jay-Z snubbed at the 2018 Grammys

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

The 60th annual Grammy Awards are a wrap. The biggest names in music attended and performed their most popular hits, like Bruno Mars’ “Finesse,” featuring rapper Cardi B. Thousands of people looked forward to seeing who would take home the biggest honors of the night. Sadly, Jay-Z, one of the...

“Laila’s Wisdom” is Rapsody’s prime

Nate McManus, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

This year’s continued success of impactful and artistic rap albums appears to be nowhere close to slowing down with the 2017 release of “Laila’s Wisdom” from North Carolina’s own Marlanna Evans. Guilford staff and students may be familiar with Evans, better known by her stage name Rapsody,...

Why Tidal’s music streaming service gives me hope

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Ben Achilles, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

From Pandora to Spotify, meet a new member of the ever-expanding orgy of musical listening opportunities: Tidal, a new streaming service introduced on March 30. The service, front-run by Jay Z, was flooded with support from many other popular music artists. Its announcement framed to provide not...