For most of my life, I’ve felt empowered by rap music. Growing up just outside of Detroit, I was motivated by Michigan rappers like Eminem, Big Sean, and NF, all hard-hitting lyricists. I idolized these people, aspiring to their work ethic. But after one last stretch, I’ve come to seriously doubt what they’re saying.
Y’all might not have heard of MAX, but he put on a fabulous show on Saturday night.
All three metaphors imply a certain degree of pain for the student – a bite, a sting, a contraction. This stands in contrast to how the humanities are perceived at Stanford, as “easy” majors which are not useful for the job market.
To better introduce you to this weekend’s lesser-known acts, we’ve paired some of them with bigger names based on shared appeal.
“Honey and Salt,” Wilson’s 13th album, is an ingenious jazz reinterpretation of Carl Sandburg’s classic poems.
“Yesterday” is remarkable in its representation of an Indian man as the lead of a comedy movie, breaking the stereotype of the nerdy and socially unaware Indian tech worker.
After the world’s hottest June on record, Stanford’s deceivingly named Frost Amphitheater is heating up in a different way, with a summer lineup of concerts ranging from classical to rock.
What You (Maybe) Missed is the Daily’s new roundup of important, interesting and underlooked musical releases from the past few weeks, cataloging the stuff you may have missed out on while studying for your midterms, or whatever it is you kids do these days. Every week, we’ll have some singles, albums, and other musical discoveries…