It had clearly been a long week for Michael Penn II. As we discussed The Frequency’s recent decision to place a moratorium on hip-hop shows for a year, the writer, rapper and activist laid sideways on a dilapidated couch, more out of necessity than comfort.
‘Reflections’ offers an intimate look at African American legends of past and present Mara Benowitz My skin was burning as it adjusted to the warmth of the Education building after braving the wind outside, but when I saw Terrence A.
The 88th Academy Awards were held Sunday, but the discussion of the Oscars began long before Hollywood’s most prominent actors took to their seats in the Dolby Theatre. This year’s awards were arguably among the most controversial leading up to the big night due to the lack of diversity in major awards categories. With that in mind, there was one major question looming overhead: How would host Chris Rock handle this controversy?
Back in the ‘80s, digital life was glorified by electronic musicians. Kraftwerk's song “Pocket Calculator” perfectly embodies this golden era where humans and computers were working together for a better future.
Kanye West’s long-gestating, and perhaps still unfinished The Life of Pablo is a beautiful, heartfelt mess.
In today’s news and politics, the topic of refugees and forced displacement is a common theme. Often displaying heartbreaking photos and stories of refugees fleeing their country and attempting to find another, safer home, the media attempts to display the hardship many people face today.
The music industry thrives off of hierarchies.
Up-and-coming artists are constantly inventing new ways to get themselves the exposure they rightfully deserve in the world of hip-hop music, and that’s exactly what rapper Rich Robbins is doing in his first headlining show in Madison.
Throughout the entirety of Lizzo’s show Friday night at the Majestic Theatre, the audience level was never less than a booming rumble, with the exception of one moment.
Art faculty member Tom Loeser explores social interaction through handcrafted functional furniture piecesBy Erin Guarnieri | Feb. 16, 2016
Tom Loeser is currently the Chair of the UW-Madison Department of Art, and specializes in woodworking and furniture.
“I love you like Kanye loves Kanye” was one of the standout lyrics belted from the speakers of Madison Square Garden at the Yeezy Season 3 reveal, the event that nearly ruptured the Internet with its completely left-field presentation of fashion, music and Kanye West himself.
The art of weaving brings images of warmth, domesticity and tranquility to minds of many, evoking memories and pictures of people sitting next to an old, wooden loom.