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Papa J Ruiz, Follow Your Dream

| October 6, 2015
Papa J Ruiz, Follow Your Dream

  by Charlie Sullivan Local rap/hip-hop artist Papa J Ruiz isn’t a young man to be taken lightly. Ruiz delivers the goods with a well thought out blend of rap, R&B, and a history lesson. Ruiz infuses his music with sound bites from old civil rights news reports and other media. The newest album titled HR-1955 takes […]

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Knuckles McGee -Review

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Knuckles McGee -Review

by: Darnell Teague We start this story with how Knuckles McGee was introduced to music by his father, a well-known guitarist within the community of Cookeville, TN. When coming from nothing, McGee learned to channel his life frustration into and through his music. He started making music at the age of eight; fine tuning his […]

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Revolutionary Figures in Music

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Revolutionary Figures in Music

 by Nathan Schmit nschmit@coloradomusicbuzz.com This month, students were asked who they considered revolutionary in music. And while our discussion in class focused on people who have helped shape music as a medium (Duke Ellington, Dj Kool Herc, Miles Davis, and Lee Scratch Perry), the students were impressed by what certain artists said, rather than the […]

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KEEP YOUR EYES ON . . .

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
KEEP YOUR EYES ON . . .

Mane Rok: “A student of hip-hop via graffiti (which the MC credits for his battle prowess), Mane is exactly where he wants to be-working. That is what happens after being schooled, right? Not being satisfied with the idea of an artist boxing themselves into “developing their ‘own’ sound,” Mane continues his quest to expand his […]

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