Topic: album

Professor of Africana Studies Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD’93 (left) and hip-hop artist Akua Naru (right) discussed the evolution of hip-hop over the past few decades at an event Thursday afternoon.

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Hip-hop artist Akua Naru discusses rap, race with Prof. Tricia Rose

March 15, 2019 0 comments

When Hip-Hop Artist Akua Naru and Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD ’93 met for the first time, Naru thought Rose was angry at her.

Anderson .Paak’s album “Oxnard”  includes songs that speak to the current political atmosphere as well as danceable, upbeat tracks.

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‘Oxnard’ rises with Anderson .Paak’s energy

November 26, 2018 0 comments

Anderson .Paak, who performed at Brown last year during Spring Weekend, recently released his third studio album, “Oxnard.” It is a fresh and upbeat follow-up to “Malibu,” released two years prior.

In honor of their fifth album featured songs developed during improvisational sessions.

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Sonic Youth celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘Daydream Nation’

November 5, 2018 0 comments

The only way to step forward is to look back — in this case, Sonic Youth, comprising Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo, commemorate their fifth studio album Daydream Nation’s 30th anniversary, reaffirming their influence and reign over underground, alternative music.

Mitski, the New York City based singer-songwriter, performed at the House of Blues in Boston October 20 as part of her U.S. tour.  Her fifth studio album “Be The Cowboy” features three singles.

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Mitski’s latest album offers listeners emotional complexity

October 22, 2018 0 comments

Mitski’s latest album “Be the Cowboy” distills complex emotions; in her clear voice, the artist captures love and loneliness.

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Slowdive’s “Souvlaki” celebrates 25 years of influence on indie rock

October 15, 2018 0 comments

English indie band Slowdive celebrates the 25th anniversary of their seminal 1993 LP “Souvlaki” this year.

Hats off: Brown Derbies drop new album, “Unaccounted For”

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Hats off: Brown Derbies drop new album, “Unaccounted For”

September 18, 2017 0 comments

Sept. 15 marked a special day for the Brown Derbies: the release of their latest album, “Unaccounted For.”