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Yung Pinch: An introduction to Huntington hip-hop

Yung Pinch: An introduction to Huntington hip-hop

Yung Pinch gained fame by releasing music on his Youtube channel which has over 800,000 subscribers. (Photo courtesy of  Fashionably-Early). Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Blake Sandoval is a 20-year-old from Huntington Beach, California. However, the rising hip-hop star has been making his presence known by his stage name, Yung Pinch. After the success of his

‘Culture 2’: Migos’ new album is lengthy but exciting

There are 11 musicians and band credited as performers on “Culture 2.” (Photo courtesy of Quality Control Music) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff Last year, the Migos trio changed the music industry with their debut album “Culture,” and their first number one single “Bad and Boujee.” This year, their new album “Culture 2” is not making

Kodak Black locked up again

Kodak Black’s most recent album, “Project Baby 2,” was released last August. (Photo courtesy of Rap-Up) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Dieuson Octave, better recognized for his stage name, Kodak Black, has never been able to separate himself from the street life. Despite amassing millions of dollars and hit songs, the Florida rapper has always maintained

Uncontainable: Lil Peep’s Tribute & Aftermath

Lil Peep passed away tragically while on tour in Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Gustav Ahr, better known by his stage name, Lil Peep, was unlike any other artist to come before him. Unable to categorize from the start, Peep was a brilliant mixture of rap, punk, rock and hip-hop. Unfortunately,

Angel Olsen encompasses her musical oeuvre in ‘Phases’

“Phases” is Angel Olsen’s first compilation album as a solo artist. (Courtesy of Jagjaguar) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Last autumn, indie-folk rocker Angel Olsen released her sophomore album “My Woman” to widespread critical acclaim, and as a result, she garnered a much wider fan base. Though it has been considered very good, the album had

Hail The Sun’s ‘Secret Wars’ should not be a secret

Hail the Sun first formed in 2009. (Courtesy of Equal Vision Records) Emily Toomey Connector Editor Hail The Sun just released a surprise five track EP titled “Secret Wars,” and it is no surprise that the best things in life are kept a secret. Their latest release is definitely their best to date, as they

Sleep On It’s debut album is anything but ‘Overexposed’

Formed in 2012, Sleep On It is a band based in Chicago, Illinois. (Courtesy of Equal Vision Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Sleep On It finally released their first studio album, “Overexposed.” Their first album is definitely a success as they stick to their traditional pop-punk roots and even have a song featuring the lead

The Used Release Emotional Album ‘The Canyon’

(Courtesy of Hopeless Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Used have just released their seventh studio album “The Canyon.” Their latest release is one of their most emotional to date. The first track sets the overall tone of disparity and darkness for the album. The first track focuses on Bert McCracken, the front man, losing

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