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Entertainment Year in Preview

Entertainment Year in Preview

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January 11, 2016

What Happened in 2015:   Jan. - The annual Sundance Film Festival started on Jan. 22. This festival, known to debut some of the best movies of the year and proves to be an important event for the film industry year over year. It premiered many independent films, including “Me and Earl and ...

Chance the Rapper produces solid second mixtape

Chance the Rapper produces solid second mixtape

entertainment

May 23, 2013

After the release of Chance the Rapper’s (of Chicago hip-hop collective Save Money) successful debut mixtape 10 Day (named for his 10-day suspension), it’s clear the South Side spitter’s latest project can’t be described with the usual terminology.  Flow?  He never uses the same flow twice.  Wo...

Kendrick Lamar releases new album

Kendrick Lamar releases new album

entertainment

October 23, 2012

Kendrick Lamar,a Compton-based rapper was recently acclaimed the “New King of the West Coast” by Dr. Dre and Snoop Lion. Lamar fan and junior Johnny Rodriguez said, “I think he’s an amazing artist and has a very unique way of rapping. I think he’s changing up the rap game by expressing lyrics an...

Kendrick part of Black Hippy

entertainment

October 23, 2012

Heads up; there’s a new crew in town. Black Hippy, California’s new hip-hop super group, consists of underground but successful music artists that were hand picked by record label Top Dawg Entertainment. With names like Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q and Jay Rock, there is no doubt that thi...