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Bucket List: Feel The Spook

Hip Hop and Politics powers us through our last week of ~the spook~. Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after […]

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No Longer A Drought: Bwog Reviews Onyx’s Spring Showcase

Last night, Staff Writer Becky Novik attended Onyx‘s spring showcase, and was blown away by the talent and energy of the performers. The group’s second performance is tonight at 8:30pm in the Lerner Black Box. Long story short: I didn’t want it to end and was genuinely sad when it did. And now the long story: […]

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Straight Outta Compton: Free Film And Free Food

Straight Outta Compton will be screened at 7 pm tonight, 408 Zankel Hall, Teacher’s College, as part of the Black History Month Film Festival. RSVP on Facebook and bring all your pals, whether or not you caught this one in theaters a few months ago (it’s supposed to be good). Free refreshments will be served. […]

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LectureHop: The Cultural Politics Of French Hip Hop

French fanatic and fastidious Bwogger Rachel Deal brings coverage of French hip hop, with an emphasis on both hips and hopping. Last Thursday evening, The Maison Française hosted a talk about French Moves, a book by Felicia McCarren on urban dance practices of minorities in France. The speakers were McCarren herself, who is a French professor at […]

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LectureHipHop

Although we often don’t think of it as such, hip hop is a business. CUSH and CORE organized an event last Friday to invite us to think of it as such. We were intrigued, so we sent our hippest hopper, Eric Wimer, to check it out. Here’s his report: It’s not often enough that you […]

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WKCR Invades Shea Stadium

Tomorrow at 8 pm WKCR Offbeat is holding a pretty exciting concert at Shea Stadium (no, not that one) in Brooklyn.  Beat bopper Alexandra Svokos sat down with Concert Coordinator Thuto Somo to learn more. Bwog: What was the the Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito show on WKCR in the 1990s like?  Has KCR had other concerts like […]

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Is Bo$$ $tatu$ the Future of Hip-Hop?

You may have heard about Bo$$ $tatu$, self-styled “rap collective” of some thirteen 2015ers; they performed live for the first time at ADP’s coffehaus last weekend. $tylized $obriquet $upporter Conor Skelding made his way into a recording session. Last Thursday night, at a quarter til’ eleven, I found myself walking the fluorescent halls of Furnald, on […]

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Hip-Hop and Free Food

The Hip-Hop Society is having its first cypher of the year tonight from 8 to 10pm in the IRC backyard (552 w 114th). There will be lots of people freestyling, live instruments, and free food!!

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Most Likely to Be Stuck In Your Head for the Rest of the Day

  Bwog extends its heartfelt congratulations to Dr. John D. Clarke, MD, FAAFP, and (evidently) badass MC, whose anti-H1N1 rap beat out over 200 competitors to win Flu.gov’s 2009 Flu Prevention PSA Contest. Looks like Clarke, who graduated from Columbia’s very own medical school, returned to Alma Mater to earn his MC as well: his […]

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Yeah Ba-Yeah Bang It, Bitch!

What happens when you mix dirrrrty, sexxxy hip-hop with Apple computers? One crazy dance party. Bwog staffer Hannah Goldfield elaborates (photos by Hannah Goldfield and Merrell Hambleton). I first heard Spank Rock while nodding off in the backseat of a friend’s car. Someone had added a few bonus tracks to the end of an otherwise […]

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Columbia Knows How to Party

    Jamal Joseph, the new chair of the School of the Arts film department, apart from being a former Black Panther, Harlem theater stalwart, and all-around artist/activist, also has the unique distinction of having authored a recent biography of slain rapper Tupac Shakur. Joseph gave Shakur, who made a posthumous $5 million last year, […]

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