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Surgical Summer

Some argue true Hip-Hop has been pushed aside by Sound-Cloud rappers and fake controversies. But in the past month, Kanye West’s record label G.O.O.D. Music has taken over the industry, with each weekly release letting them flex their muscles a bit more. Each album is seven songs and I love the short album format; it allows much more replay-ability and listeners can digest the album much quicker and not feel like they need to skip songs. Kanye West has been hogging the spotlight recently. Kanye on social media is like seeing a panda at the zoo. Most of the time he keeps quiet, but once he coughs everyone follows his every move. Ye caught our attention earlier this year when...

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ThisisMYLN: A spotlight on mental health

In elementary school, going to the infirmary with anything from a scraped knee to a stomach ache resulted in getting a bandaid. It would cover the scrape, but it wouldn’t heal the pain. The band aid effect can be used to describe something as trivial as a scraped knee to temporary remedies for mental illness.

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ThisisMYLN: Troop Brand

After spending only 40 minutes with Tolden Williams, I left feeling like I’d just reconnected with an old friend. Mississippi born, Tolden – aka Troop Brand – has grown up with high exposure to music.

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You’re Not a Loser

“Does anyone want to see LadyBird?” you text your group chat which probably includes one person you haven’t hung out with in 3 years, but you hearted that one photo of them in Iceland so the bond is as strong as ever.

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