The Daily Eastern News

Gender bias clearly exists in hit song lyrics

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2019

Our culture has made leaps and bounds toward recognizing women as equal members of society, especially within the last few years. Yes, we have certainly come a long way from the time when women could not work outside of the home, exercise the right to vote or step foot into bars and clubs, but some...

Respect old-school hip-hop music

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 25, 2019

Everywhere I go I hear the newest radio hits in hip-hop music, and I barely, if ever, hear the classics anymore. I enjoy a lot of the current hip-hop/rap artists, but there is no denying that a large portion of it is uninspired radio music. While some current rappers in the game are true MCs, some ha...

Students take part in ‘Ladies in Hip-Hop’ karaoke and game night

Students take part in ‘Ladies in Hip-Hop’ karaoke and game night

Coraima Vazquez, Contributing writer

February 27, 2018

  The National Association of Colored Women’s Club had students singing their lungs out during the “Ladies In Hip-Hop” karaoke and game night Monday in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Kennedi Jackson, the event coordinator for NACWC, said she was...

Soul Street Dance Company breaks backward Tuesday night

Soul Street Dance Company breaks backward Tuesday night

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

November 15, 2017

Soul Street Dance Company brought the hip-hop dance culture to Eastern during the “Breakin’ Backward” event Tuesday at The Theatre in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. They performed many dance acts involving a variety of different musical styles, such as comedic interpretive dance, breakdancing...

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