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  • They Both Die at the End – General Review
    Summer break is the perfect opportunity to get back into reading. Adam Silvera’s (2017) novel, They Both Die at the End, can serve as a stepping stone into the realm of reading. The pace is fast, action-packed, and develops loveable characters. Also, Silvera switches point of view each chapter where narration mainly focuses on the protagonists, […]
  • My Favorite Book – Freshwater
    If there’s one book that I believe everyone should read once in their life, it’s my favorite book – Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi. From my course, Queer Literature under Dr. Bill Albertini, I discovered Emezi’s Freshwater (2018). Once more, my course, Creative Writing Thesis Workshop under Professor Amorak Huey, was instructed to present our favorite […]

Happy anniversary, Hip Hop

Although it had been a staple of New York nightclubs for years it wasn’t until 1979 that most of America was exposed to hip-hop music.

With a hip to the hop and a bang to the boogie the Sugarhill Gang came out with “Rapper’s Delight.”

While Sugarhill Gang has a lot in common with N’Sync, they were a band brought together by a record label to sell records, they opened the doors to the rest of the hip-hop community.

A year later punk-rocker Deborah Harry saw Fab Five Freddy perform in the Bronx after she left the famous club CBGBs and they collaborated on the song “Rapture.”

Not long after came Run D.M.C., who had the cross over sensation “Walk this Way” with Aerosmith.

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