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Warren Dining sandwich station king rules rap game

John Howard-Devoe. Simply by name, you may not recognize him. But perhaps his alter ego, “John the Sandwich Guy,” rings a bell. You know, the one who loves tweeting about Warren’s cranberry chicken salad special? Yeah, that guy! But Howard-Devoe makes more than just sandwiches for the Boston University masses at Warren Towers’ dining hall. […]

New music showcase room in works at Studio 52

Nick Grieco has always been a musician. Growing up in a musical family in Farmington, Conn., he had a cello in his hands at age 4 and a passion for punk rock by his teenage years. Music has always been the plan, but how it manifested itself changed with time and hiccups. “It’s almost something […]

Class is in session: ScHoolboy Q masters his sound

After the critical and commercial success of Kendrick Lamar’s 2012 effort good kid, m.A.A.d city, all eyes within the industry have fallen on Top Dawg Entertainment’s other artists, particularly Lamar’s well-known West Coast collective Black Hippy. To the uninitiated, the group features four members: Lamar, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q. Each of these artists has […]

So you think you can dance?: BU Hip-Hop hosts break dancing event on campus

More than 20 individuals of varying size, age and gender breathed life into the squeaky-floored dance studio at the Student Activities Office on Saturday evening, inhaling and exhaling to the rhythm of hip-hop and stomping feet. Despite a rather modest attendance, Boston University Hip-Hop’s inaugural “Pillar Event,” the first in a series of four this semester, […]

Michael Christmas is the jolly new face of Boston rap

Christmas is coming early this year. Feb. 19 will mark the release of Is This Art?, the highly anticipated free album from Boston-bred, rapidly rising hip-hopper Michael Christmas. People of all religions may rejoice, and no disheveled evergreen conifer is required to partake in the celebration. Your present will exist, instead, below numerous headlines on the Internet. Don’t […]