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Lil Yachty headed for wreck in “Lil Boat 2”

Lil Yachty performs at the Rolling Loud Festival held Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Zach Donovan | Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

So far, 2018 has seen several mainstream hip-hop acts release album sequels in an attempt to call back to a previous style and appeal to die-hard fans. Atlanta trio Migos released the supersized monstrosity of an album, “Culture II,” to mixed reviews at the end of January. The insufferably preach...

Zaki defies genre in debut of self-titled album

 “Zaki” was the first album released by the band Zaki and consists of seven original tracks. (Photo courtesy of Jack Stauber)

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Jesse Descutner, a 2016 Pitt graduate, heard the environmental term “urban heat island” in an undergraduate urban studies class and immediately thought it would be a good name for his band. In that same class, Descutner, a guitarist, met bassist Sean O’Connor, a 2017 Pitt graduate. The two ...

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