Posts Tagged ‘Hip Hop’

Sounds from the Intern Aquarium

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Rap artist Khary was 1/3 of the show for the University Union’s Banderstach program on Saturday evening.

He’s the Drummer, She’s the DJ (Round One)

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DJ Bella J and E-Man (ella y mano)

DJ Bella J and E-Man (ella y mano)



Last night’s happy hour contest at Funk & Waffle Downtown between DJ and the Drummer ended in a draw. Next week Bella J and E-man Washington will go for a rematch. We look forward to another epic battle (peppered with a Hip Hop beat).

Kicking the Rachademics

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Derek Luke, actor

Derek Luke, actor



Actor Derek Luke visited Syracuse University recently for the Kappa Alpha Psi Executive Series and talked about capturing his voice (as a performer). He also discussed the clarity of choices actors, and even business people face with each pending project.

Luke will soon generate a story about Dr. Chris Emdin, aka The Science Genius. Below he talks about how actors, like entrepreneurs, do best when they think outside the box.

Before the Breaks: Where Did Hip Hop Come From

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Grandmaster Caz (left) is one of the interviewees, as well as Duke's Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, to talk about the genesis of Hip Hop.

Grandmaster Caz (left) is one of the interviewees, as well as Duke’s Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, to talk about the genesis of Hip Hop.



Dancin on Air

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Fluidity from Syracuse in Focus on Vimeo.

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Curren$y was a featured artist at the Westcott Theater in 2012. His album Canal Street Confidential comes out Dec 4. 2015.

Curren$y was a featured artist at the Westcott Theater in 2012. His album Canal Street Confidential comes out Dec 4. 2015. (pic by Maars)

Beyond Famous

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Big Sean is using his celebrity to make a difference.



We heard that rapper Big Sean recently hooked up with SU alum and NBA Hall of Fame player Dave Bing to inspire young black men in Detroit. The Sean Anderson Foundation and Bing partnered with the Ford Motor Company for this “Men of Courage” initiative.

Big Sean was the headliner for this year’s Juice Jam Festival at Syracuse University.

NYS Fair (Day 7)

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

No Ordinary Joe

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

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Syracuse’s favorite Hip Hop/Folk singing/guitar playing/Human Beat Box,aka Joe Driscoll, closed out the Express Mart Stage for the Taste of Syracuse last night. His show caught the attention of¬†stalwart driscollites,¬†innocent by-standers, TV and radio personalities, as well as local musicians. The well-traveled Driscoll, who was bred in the Westcott Nation, recently played gigs in California.



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While on stage Driscoll sported a Wes Johnson (Lakers) jersey. This guy always represents.

 

While in town Driscoll will also play shows at the Westcott Theater and Funk-n-Waffles (downtown).

 

Week in Review

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Swae

Swae Lee



The Brown brothers of Tupelo, better known as Rae Sremmurd, served up some serious ear drama during their set at the 2015 Block Party show (Carrier Dome).

Slim

Slim Jimmy