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Dance group exhibits Controlled Chaos

The hip-hop ensemble Controlled Chaos poses in black and denim outfits for a photoshoot. The group currently has 10 full-time members. (Photo courtesy of Mia Krawczel)

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018

Controlled Chaos is an on-campus dance group that explores several styles of hip-hop. The group is open to all students on campus, and holds several performances throughout the year.

Editorial: Hip-hop’s presence in Pulitzer Prize long overdue

Kendrick Lamar on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 23, 2017. Lamar won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his album “DAMN.” (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 18, 2018

When perusing a list of past Pulitzer Prize for Music award winners and their compositions, it’s not hard to spot Kendrick Lamar’s presence. His 2017 album, “DAMN.,” dropped onto the list with a thud, breaking up the delicate musical embroidery and lace of symphonies, concertos and operas. For the first time since the aw...

“At.Long.Last.A$AP” an unremarkable tribute

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

June 24, 2015

“At.Long.Last.A$AP”A$AP RockyReleased: May 25Grade: B+After much speculation and delay, the sophomore album from hip-hop artist A$AP Rocky, “At.Long.Last.A$AP,” dropped unexpectedly on May 25.Compared with the hazy, slightly eerie but ultimately energized and swaggy music of Rocky's preceding works,...

Tyga, minus Tyga: Ty Dolla $ign, Chevy Woods save Spring Show

Tyga, minus Tyga: Ty Dolla $ign, Chevy Woods save Spring Show

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Tyga missed his first plane, leaving an audience of aimless Pitt students concerned as to the whereabouts of their headliner. Inclement weather prevented the Compton, Calif., native from making the rounds to the Pitt Program Council’s Hip Hop show Saturday at the Fitzgerald Field House.But not all...

On Nothing Was the Same, Drake displays lyrical depth

On Nothing Was the Same, Drake displays lyrical depth

By Jeff Ihaza / Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

DrakeNothing Was the SameA-Sounds like: Driving along Highway 59 in Houston. Alone. Thinking about “her.”“Dropped the mixtape, that sh*t sounded like an album” Drake boasts on the lyrically lopsided posse cut “Forever.” When “Forever” was released, Drizzy was still shaking off his De...

Kings of the Mic

Kings of the Mic

By MCT Campus

September 2, 2013

De La Soul will be making an appearance Saturday at Thrival

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