Hip-Hop Hour: Kendrick celebrates himself

Does anyone remember when “i” first dropped? It had been two years since we were hooked to the atmospheric swirls of Good Kid, and the thirst was real. Then we were caught off guard. The dense, syrupy fog of Good Kid had been lifted, and what we heard was chipper.
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Jhameel jams to his own beat

With a breathy voice and funky style, it’s no surprise that UC Berkeley alumnus Jhameel has been compared to a modern-day Prince. The 23-year-old — a former member of the ROTC program and of co-op Casa Zimbabwe — attributes his experiences in the military and in Berkeley to the start
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So what if Miley’s a slut?

Aug. 25 was an iconic day in contemporary American history, apparently. Miley Cyrus twerked, and we cared. The single act sparked one of the most notable outcries from the general public in the history of live performance, and if you haven’t been living under a pile of discarded Random Access
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Making the cut: bold hair at Cal

Here at Berkeley, it’s hardly a surprise to see a girl with a rainbow mohawk among your classmates. Or a guy rocking a gelled-up “Macklemore” cut. Or a head adorned with dreads lounging on Memorial Glade. As we constantly shift among majors, living situations, friend groups and activities at Cal,
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Macklemore’s “Same Love” champions gay rights

One of my favorite artists, Macklemore, just dropped a bomb on the hip-hop world with “Same Love”, a lyrical testament to the struggles of same-sex relationships in our divided country. Teaming up with Ryan Lewis, Macklemore delivers a beautifully-paced piece and his rhymes, as usual, are spot on and send
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