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Hillsboro Singers at the Holiday Performance 2018. photo credit: Brandon Martinez

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas! with The Hillsboro Singers

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brandon Martinez, Writer December 18, 2018

Nothing will bring out the Christmas spirit in a tired and over-worked student like well sung Christmas tunes. Recently, I had the privilege of attending the Christmas themed Hillsboro Singers Choir concert  held...

Get Familiar: Rico Nasty, JP, and Noname

Get Familiar: Rico Nasty, JP, and Noname

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Deshaun Ellis, Music Reviewer, Music Writer October 29, 2018

Editors Note: Our music reviewer, DeShaun Ellis reviews a variety of genres of music. Every reader has his or her own personal tastes in music. We place the Parent Advisory on articles where there may...

Influencer Conan Gray defines

Influencer Conan Gray defines “Generation Why”

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brandon Martinez, Writer October 20, 2018

Conan Gray is a half Irish-half Japanese  youtube.com social media influencer who has a large following for his commentary on lifestyles and music. His commentary as an influencer who focuses less on...

Tyler, the Creator performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Indio, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Tyler, the Creator just might surprise those who give him a serious listen

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brandon Martinez, Writer October 5, 2018

Tyler, The Creator (Tyler Gregory Okonma) is a powerhouse of talents that include; Producer of his tv show The Jellies! And starring in Loiter Squad, Director of almost all of his music videos, clothes...

Negro Swan: Blood Orange's latest tour de force

Negro Swan: Blood Orange’s latest tour de force

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Deshaun Ellis, Music Critic September 19, 2018

Negro Swan: Blood Orange's latest tour de force Artwork by Deshaun Ellis This article is dedicated to Mac Miller. Devonte Hynes has been on a bit of a run recently. Writing and producing hits for big...

Three releases to add to your playlist: AstroWorld, Stay Dangerous and Swimming

Three releases to add to your playlist: AstroWorld, Stay Dangerous and Swimming

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Deshaun Ellis, Music Critic August 30, 2018
D. Ellis rates three newly dropped albums: 1. Swimming, 2. Stay Dangerous, 3. Astroworld.

Is Internet Sensation “Walmart Yodeling Kid” Saving Country Music?

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Georgia Greer, Reporter May 9, 2018

Keeping up on the trends on the internet can be daunting, but it would be difficult to miss 11-year-old kid yodeler Mason Ramsey who has become something of yodeling sensation. The affectionately named...

National Month of Women Series: Cardi B Passes Beyoncé To Become First Woman With 5 Top 10 Hits

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Autumn Lloyd and March 7, 2018

Cards B is a chart-topping female superstar checking off goals and cranking out hits becoming the first woman and only the third musical act who has  recently had five of the top 10 hits on Billboard’s...

The Soundcloud Epidemic: The Revolutionary Music Platform of the Decade?

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Georgia Greer, Reporter February 15, 2018

In the year of 2017-2018, millennials are  familiar with the app SoundCloud and the artists who use it to promote their music. One genre that has used SoundCloud with great success is Rap. SoundCloud...

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Susan Strasinger, Obituary January 24, 2018

Johannesburg - South Africans and music fans across the world are mourning the passing of the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela, who died on Tuesday aged 78. Masekela...

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sydney Johnson, Reporter January 12, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Future, Bassnectar and Sturgill Simpson lead the lineup for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are...

Attention all Chiptune music makers! Sunvox, a free pattern-based sequencer, could be a potential online music tracker for you!

Attention all Chiptune music makers! Sunvox, a free pattern-based sequencer, could be a potential online music tracker for you!

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Obang Lwangmianga, Technology Reporter January 12, 2018

  Sunvox is a small, modular synthesizer and free pattern-based sequencer that can be used by anyone who wants to compose music anywhere. With the latest developer release being Nov. 4 2016,...

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