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J. Cole | Middle Child | Single Review

Dreamville Records, Roc Nation, & Interscope Records Rating: Thumbs Up A year since the release of his album KOD, J. Cole released a banger with his new single “Middle Child.” The melody starts with a clean and steady tempo that remains consistent throughout its runtime. The

Review: DCPA’s Last Night and the Night Before

A family drama infused with nail-biting suspense A drama infused with laughter, lightness, hope, and despair, Last Night and the Night Before explores the struggle of the responsibilities people are expected to attach themselves to and the uncertainty of the choices they make. Imagine: one day,

Mike Posner | A Real Good Kid | Album Review

Islands Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Two years since the release of his second album, At Night, Alone, Detroit artist Mike Posner released his third studio album, A Real Good Kid. Unlike the upbeat, fast-tempo electronic hip-hop of his previous work, such as

21 Savage | I am > I was | Album Review

Slaughter Gang, LLC/Epic Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Ever since his studio debut, Issa Album, Atlanta rapper 21 Savage has been fairly quiet. For the past year, Savage has been cast as a feature, mostly collaborating with other artists, such as Drake and

Vance Joseph done as Broncos’ head coach

After only two seasons, Broncos force Joseph out Vance Joseph’s time in Denver has come to a miserable end. After a dismal record of 5-11 a year ago and a disappointing but slightly better record of 6-10 this year, Broncos Executive John Elway felt the

Lil Yachty | Nuthin’ 2 Prove | Album Review

Quality Control Music / Mowtown / Capital Rating: 2 out 5 stars Lil Yachty released his third studio album titled Nuthin’ 2 Prove. Featuring multiple guest artists such as Playboi Carti, Cardi B, Offset, and Juice WRLD, the album fails to deliver on the momentum

Breaking new ground in Denver’s hip-hop scene

Ground Broken  discusses collaboration and local vibe Ground Broken, consisting of Producer Surreal (David Lesperance) and Lyricist Escro (Rembert Hann), both CU Denver students, is a musical movement in hip-hop that has produced a lot of influence in the Denver area. When asked about who

Quavo | Quavo Huncho | Album Review

Capital Rating: 4 out of 5 Nine months after the release of Culture II with hip-hop trio Migos, Quavo released his solo debut album Quavo Huncho, an exclusively long LP consisting of 19 tracks and a runtime of over an hour. Being the first to

Logic | YSIV | Album Review

Visionary / Def Jam Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Five years after the release of Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, Logic released his fourth and final installment of the Young Sinatra series, Young Sinatra IV (YSIV).  The album assembles a wide variation of up-tempo