An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: Doesn’t know music

At This Point

But I did realize that my freshman year of college has marked a start of a significant period in my life — one in which I’ve begun to hear the music that plays behind my dearest memories.
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The Daily Californian talks with Berkeley-based rapper Caleborate

Last month, Lower Sproul was packed to its limit with a sea of fans who attended ASUC SUPERB’s annual welcome week concert. Headliner Kehlani, as to be expected, delivered an electrifying homecoming show that sent the crowd home feeling satisfied. But her opening act, the Berkeley-based rapper Caleborate, made his
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Kehlani serves triumphant, sincere Lower Sproul performance

Kehlani gazed out into a crowd swarming eagerly towards Lower Sproul and the surrounding balconies, buildings and stairways at ASUC SUPERB’s annual welcome week concert Friday. “I used to walk all through this place,” the Oakland-based R&B queen announced, “When I had dreams of going to school, I wanted to
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Right there with you: Outside Lands 2016

San Francisco's biggest music festival hosts its 8th year

San Francisco’s rapid changes are well-documented. As rents rise and tech booms, the city is changing alongside its inhabitants, and the cultural and civic landscape once the dust settles is uncertain. Until then, the music will keep playing, like this past weekend at San Francisco’s biggest music festival, Outside Lands.
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Top 40-inspired outfits: 2015’s biggest hits

I’ve been in my tiny suburban town for a few weeks now, where sweaters and Uggs make you the Alexa Chung of Rocklin, CA, and the same pop songs repeat on every station during my five-minute drive to the grocery store. I’ve been consumed by suburbia. But I wasn’t going
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Alessia Cara faces hurdles on path to stardom

After being signed to Def Jam Recordings and the subsequent release of her acclaimed single “Here,” Alessia Cara is poised to claim a position among other up-and-coming pop starlets, such as Halsey and Kehlani. In fact, she’s already been profiled by the New York Times, performed with Taylor Swift and
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