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Get Familiar: Rico Nasty, JP, and Noname

Get Familiar: Rico Nasty, JP, and Noname

Deshaun Ellis, Music Reviewer, Music Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase

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 be a chance of offending someone. Thank you for reading the Hillsboro Globe. Traditionally in rap music,...

“Generation Why” is a updated take on Generation Y

“Generation Why”  is a updated take on Generation Y

Brandon Martinez, Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase

Conan Gray is a half Irish-half Japanese  youtube.com social media influencer who was a large following for his commentary on lifestyles and music. He is a very different kind of influencer who focuses less on drama like other media influencers and concentrates more on a optimistic self-awareness. His ...

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

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

Brandon Martinez, Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Music Reviews, Showcase

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 designer of his brand Golf Wang, shoe designer of Golf le FLEUR* in collaboration with converse and leader of...

Negro Swan: Blood Orange’s latest tour de force

Negro Swan: Blood Orange’s latest tour de force

Deshaun Ellis, Music Critic

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music Reviews, Showcase

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 artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Solange, A$AP Rocky, and Mac Miller. With his own music, it’...

Which is better?: ASTROWORLD, Stay Dangerous or Swimming?

Which is better?: ASTROWORLD, Stay Dangerous or Swimming?

Deshaun Ellis, Music Critic

August 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase

D. Ellis rates three newly dropped albums: 1. Swimming, 2. Stay Dangerous, 3. Astroworld.

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

Georgia Greer, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase, Video

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 "Walmart Yodeling Kid" became an internet sensation when a passerby just so happened to videotape...

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

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

Autumn Lloyd

March 7, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music Reviews, Showcase

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 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in a single week. Cardi B stated on Instgram January 2, "Wha...

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

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

Georgia Greer, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts, Technology and Book Reviews, Lifestyles, Music Reviews, Showcase

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 is a platform created for artists to publish their music in easy to access by the public audio fo...

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

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

Susan Strasinger, Obituary

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Music Reviews, News, Showcase, Video

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 is perhaps most famously known for his trumpet performance of the seminal work, "Grazin' in the Grass." Ho...

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Sydney Johnson, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Nashville News, Showcase

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 proud to unveil the initial artist lineup for the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. This year’s ...

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!

Obang Lwangmianga, Technology Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Music Reviews, Technology Review

  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, the platform is still not fully complete; however, it has a lot to offer. From smooth interface...

The perfect daily grind, music and coffee set the tone for a early end of the week

The perfect daily grind, music and coffee set the tone for a early end of the week

Angel Powell, Assistant Photo Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Activities, Music Reviews, Showcase

Walking on the way to lunch Thursday, inviting sounds of music could in the halls and were as different as the Burro Brew is from the Hillsboro cafeteria. The combination of pop string orchestra music and coffee was the perfect way to end a week of the daily grind. Many are not aware that Hillsboro...

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