Author: Hannah Goldberg
Hannah and Ben are going to Lollapalooza this weekend! Check out some of the acts that they are looking forward to.
Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino, is a household name and a man of many talents that needs no introduction. Here’s one
Glover’s rap career began in 2008 when he began self-releasing mixtapes. He expanded his range when he released his debut album “Camp” in 2011 as a newly signed artist to Glassnote Records. His second debut album “Because the Internet” (2013) garnered a lot of success on debut charts and even a Grammy nomination. My personal favorite, “IV. Sweatpants” shows his energetic rapping style and transitions seamlessly into another favorite, “3005.” His success does not stop there as he continues to grow as a pop culture king and develop his voice as a rapper. Most notably, his most recent album, “Awaken My Love!” (2016), explores his more soulful side and showcases more of his singing ability. Glover’s most recent single “This
23-year-old Tierra Whack had already made a name for herself back in her hometown of Philadelphia as a freestyle rapper known as Dizzle Dizz. She moved to Atlanta, to finish high school and
Her debut album “Whack World” was an audiovisual masterpiece comprised of 15 one-minute songs, each with a unique story and mood. Throughout the
Henry Alfred Steinway, better known as RL Grime as a nod to the author R.L. Stine, has been dropping top-notch trap and bass music since his remixes of Kanye West and Chief Keef songs (“Mercy” and “Love Sosa”, respectively) went viral six years
You might recognize Yaeji by her most popular song “Raingurl” or her adorning cover of “Passionfruit” by Drake off of her latest album, “EP2”. Yaeji was born in Queens but spent most of her schooling in South Korea. Upon returning to New York, Yaeji attended Carnegie Mellon University and joined her college’s radio where she found her passion for DJing and mixing. She currently produces her unique mix of house and rap out of Brooklyn. Yaeji sweeps you into her music with her cool and perfectly blended tones. She even switches between Korean and English in her songs, creating an unparalleled tone that stands out from much of the music you typically hear within this genre. Each of her songs has an introspective touch of the deeply human emotional barriers that she has faced as well as her experiences growing up as a member of both Korean and American cultures.