Shade Trees, the latest project by 18-year-old Madison rapper Trapo, could possibly be the project that puts Madison on the map in the world of hip-hop. After releasing his EP She earlier this year, Trapo garnered the attention of various music blogs across the country, giving the young rapper a larger national fan base.
Although it was a Sunday, The Orpheum was as lively as ever Sunday night with indie rock group Band of Horses performing at the set.
For many of us in Madison, this past week was a time for shouting out in the open air and joining arms in the middle of the street.
The best thing about watching a movie is that it shows us a world different from our own. Whether fantastical or realistic, dramatic or comedic, these films offer a path to escape from our problems and concerns.
Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends, the highly-anticipated A$AP Mob collaborative album, was finally released to the world more than a year and a half after A$AP Yams, the founder of the Harlem hip-hop collective, passed away. The project, originally dreamt up by Yams, features every member of the Mob.
The annual Marquee Film Festival took place in Union South over the weekend. Curated by the WUD Film Committee, the festival featured 12 screenings that included independent, foreign and documentary films, with genres ranging from comedies to thrillers. Among these screenings was “Maggie’s Plan,” which played on Friday.
Thursday night marked the beginning of Live From the Nest: a set of live, stripped-down performances from Madison musicians held in the Daily Cardinal office and streamed live on Facebook. The first performance showcased UW-Madison student, Dan Lenington.
“The Fall” is an intriguing series that keeps a low profile, but is one of Netflix’s hidden gems.
A lot can happen in the span of three years: you can change your major and be on a totally different career path, you can fall in love and get married, or you can finish college and move to a different state.
British sisters The Staves harmonized as if they were born to sing together at their visit to the Majestic Theatre Wednesday.
Solange reminds me to find glory in myself. She reminds me to continue being present in spaces where my body, as a person of color, is not welcomed.
UW Formation, a group that began last year, has attempted to improve the visibility of black women at a predominantly white institution through a video and photography project that focuses on positivity. "The purpose of it is to highlight and prioritize the existence of black women on our campus and to create a space for them to be showcased," said UW-Madison junior Gabrielle Tielman-Fenelus, who helped start the group.
This last week, Twitter shocked its users with the announcement that they would be shutting down Vine, a loop-based video platform that was a source for some of modern internet’s most iconic memes to date.
This year Halloween falls on a Monday. We had the weekend to party, so tonight can be another Halloween tradition–watching a scary TV show while burrowing into the couch and stress-eating candy in suspense.