Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Mutations: Dead singers

By Jackson Maxwell

November 1, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Mutations, Op/Ed Blogs, Op/Ed Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

There was only one story from the recent VMA’s that grabbed my attention. It wasn’t Miley Cyrus’… interesting… form of self-expression, it wasn’t Justin Timberlake getting N’Sync back together, nor was it any of the performances. It wa...

MTV Video Music Awards expose racism and sexism in music industry

By Elise Martorano

September 9, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many people probably expected the MTV Video Music Awards to be loud, flashy, raunchy and generally tasteless. But what ensued during Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke’s joint performance on Aug. 25 exceeded these expectations, proving...

“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...