Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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The Roundup is looking to continue its series, Artist Spotlight, with a personal and worldwide favorite, Juice WRLD. An exciting artist who really put his foot in the game, his death last year really saddened everyone across the world.We are able to truly understand how much he changed the rap game now that he is gone. Without societal expectations...
The intoxicating bass thumps in the background, growing louder and louder until the song settles into a rhythmic, electronic beat, a common trait of successful rap songs.  Climbing to a musical climax to anticipate the beginning of the first verse, the rapper exclaims the traditional "pop-pop" and "gang-gang," leaving the eager listener in anticipation of the upcoming rhymes.   This...
Title Fight Hyperview Album Review (Click here to stream) ANTI- Records Released February 3, 2015 Genre: Indie Rock, Shoegaze, Punk (not too much) Progression can be a great or terrible thing. For Title Fight on their third LP Hyperview, progression is a step sideways. The transition from melodic punk to dreamier-sounding territory has been noted throughout the band’s recent output (Floral Green...
"Donde esta Donda?" and "Did it drop?" were two of the questions I heard the most over the course of the past month (both of which were often followed by laughs). Granted, I did not help myself by posting incessant updates like I was an insider about the album on my Instagram story. Those questions all came to a...
Whether they intend to create a positive or negative portrait of the genre, most forms of country music can be associated with the image of the hard-living, alcoholic musician channeling his emotions of sorrow and regret through an acoustic guitar.  In reality, the sounds most often played on country music radio stations is slick, over-produced Nashville ilk.Like mainstream rock...
Caution: Spotify content may include explicit lyrics. The Roundup neither endorses nor promotes any of the songs in this article. Readers under the age of 18 must receive parents’ permission before proceeding.Pop Smoke was an upcoming artist in the rap game, garnering potential and harvesting comparisons to 50 Cent and East Coast rappers.I spent this summer listening to his newest...
Sunday Night. Screaming. A Bunch of Girls.  Loud Music. Dancing in the Moonlight?Suddenly I realized I was just one of about 3-4 guys total at a concert. What kind of concert? Korean Pop. The chic B1A4 arrived Sunday night November 8th, 2015, on a cold windy night at the Verizon Theatre. Despite being a school night, around 300...
Last month, over seven years since the last entry in "Tha Carter" series by prolific rapper Lil Wayne and three years since his last studio project, the New Orleans native released "Tha Carter V." After a four-year legal battle with his former label, Wayne dropped the album to much hype. The release date even made the notoriously egotistical Kanye...

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