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Fighting Words: Musicians respond to white nationalism in Trump’s America

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Filed under Magazine

When Janelle Monae sings “Just love me baby, love me for who I am” in her song “Americans,” she’s not asking for the romantic love of any single partner. Instead, Monae is begging for the respect of her fellow man or, more specifically, white men who identify as white n...

Streaming killed the album artist.

Jett Williams, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Subscription music streaming apps have been making huge gains in the past few years and for a good reason. Last year, streaming services brought in over 50 percent of all revenue earned in the music industry. For around 10 dollars...

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