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Stevens: Dealing with tragedy the wrong way

The last ten months has seen the Hip Hop community coping with the loss of three major artists. Rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion passed away earlier this year, but most recently, Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller was found dead in his California home. The death was ruled an apparent overdose which …

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Remembering Mac Miller: one of the most refreshing acts in hip-hop

Many great artists died at 27. Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, etc. The list goes on. The phenomenon of creatives dying at the age of 27 is well-documented.   Mac Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, passed away on Sept. 7, just four months away from …

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Review: Best albums released this summer (so far)

As the summer nears its end, the Emerald looks back at some of the best albums released during the time of the year when car windows stay rolled down and music means everything. Displayed chronologically, these are the albums the Emerald thinks are must-listens for the summer of 2018. Kanye’s …

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