Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Tha Carter IV” an instant classic

By Isaac Himmelman

September 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Before the majority of Video Music Award acts were hip-hop stars and the President cited the Fugees as one of his favorite music groups, rap music was weird. In the early ’90s, while gaining popularity, rap music still sat...

Stop saying “No homo”

By Dean Curran

April 26, 2011

Filed under Columns

Most young people have witnessed some variation of the following scenario: a group of males are in conversation. One of them, the speaker, is either describing his admiration for another male or saying something purporting to...

The Concept of The Mixtape: The Gift & The Curse

By Rafael Canton

January 30, 2011

Filed under Music

What's the purpose of the mixtape? There really is no specific definition for a mixtape in music. It can play the role of unofficial album, street album, promotional tool/accessory to an album, a tribute to the fans, etc. It's...