Horror and Hysteria in Hip Hop: the Use of Music as a Way to Reclaim the Demonization of Blackness by Trinity Townsend

Illustration by Andrea Miranda Music and theatrical performance have gone hand-in-hand for as long as entertainment has been a pastime for humans. Melodies paired with visuals enhance the emotions of a film and when done correctly, music can bring a film to life. By a creator tapping into our brains audio and visual sensory receptors,…

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“Pare De Sufrir” by Jarina De Marco & Esty

Eclectic pop-based, yet genre-bending laced artists Jarina De Marco and Esty come together on latest single “Pare De Sufrir,” an empowering dance track fueled by the freeing nature of leaving bad love behind. Blending their keen sense of avant garde fashion and mastery of fusion sounds, the Dominican duo combine their magical forces to produce…

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“Legos” by Abby T ft Rodney Chrome

Cover photo by Ragan Henderson Abby T. is a singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who presents tender jazz-inspired vocals with a refreshing perspective on rap. She draws influences from artists like Lauryn Hill, Noname, and Tierra Whack. She is steadily plowing her way through the alternative R&B/Hip-Hop scene in New York and has had the pleasure…

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“L’Espirit” by ToBy

L’Esprit is also an ode to ToBy’s late grandma who passed away from cancer in 2020. ToBy was extremely close to his grandma, as she helped raise him and always supported his musical journey when others in ToBy’s life did not. “Making music growing up in Miami was not very easy. It was a very judgmental…

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