Music

The impact of “frat rap” on the rap genre

Step into any college party and you will most likely hear a lot of the same music. Steve Aoki’s remix “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi, RL Grime’s “UCLA” and Travis Scott’s...


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Exploring Binghamton's local music scene

Welcome to Binghamton University! While getting acquainted to life on campus will be a journey of its own, be sure to take in everything the local community has to offer, which includes...


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High-energy bops for the summer

Now that summer is within reach, it’s time to add some new bops to your summer playlist! Summer songs always have a certain upbeat, yet emotional vibe to them, from classic artists...


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Weezer releases their 15th album, “Van Weezer”

In late 2019, Weezer announced their Hella Mega Tour that would include Green Day and Fall Out Boy alongside them in stadiums worldwide to rock out. Along with that was the announcement...


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Aly & AJ release new album after 15 years

Fifteen years after “Insomniatic,” the pop duo Aly & AJ released “a touch of the beat gets you up on your feet gets you out and then into the sun.” The new...


On-Campus Events

Annual Spring Fling concert features Two Friends, Aminé

Binghamton University’s annual Spring Fling concert was held virtually for the first time in a two-hour livestream. Presented by the Student Association Programming Board (SAPB), the line-up consisted of the popular musical...


On-Campus Events

Spring Fling returns virtually with Aminé, Two Friends

After a year of online classes, social distancing and late nights working on assignments at home, Binghamton University students are in the final stretch of the semester and our annual reminder of...


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Lil Yachty reinvents his sound for the better on “Michigan Boy Boat”

One of hip-hop’s most divisive figures of the past five years, Lil Yachty, is back with a new mixtape that highlights the same style-mashing weirdness that led to his breakout in 2016....


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WWI Memorial opening ceremony features song developed in Southern Tier

On April 16, the World War I Memorial site in Pershing Park, Washington, D.C., was unveiled in a livestreamed ceremony of the Inaugural Raising of the Flag. The event covered the history...


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Young Thug releases anticipated sequel, “Slime Language 2”

So far, 2021 has been somewhat of a slower year for new music, at least as far as hip-hop and trap are concerned. While it seemed that the drought would never end,...


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Kanye West discography ranked

Kanye West is one of the most recognizable musicians of the current day, and perhaps of all time. He started making beats for Jay-Z in the 1990s, and in 2004 he began...