Editorial

Phil Lesh’s Fight

Help WRBB support the American Cancer Society and Northeastern’s Relay For Life this month. Donate Here Join us in remembering and acknowledging some of our favorite artists that have been affected by cancer. Phil Lesh is not much of a household name. Few people, especially nowadays, might know that the name belongs to the bass […]

Grant Hart’s Fight

Help WRBB support the American Cancer Society and Northeastern’s Relay For Life this month. Donate Here Join us in remembering and acknowledging some of our favorite artists that have been affected by cancer. Grant Hart, drummer and vocalist for legendary punk band Hüsker Dü, is another example of a musician taken too early by cancer. […]

George Harrison’s Fight

Help WRBB support the American Cancer Society and Northeastern’s Relay For Life this month. Donate Here Join us in remembering and acknowledging some of our favorite artists that have been affected by cancer. George Harrison was legendary guitarist, singer-songwriter, and music revolutionist. Despite being the lead guitarist of the Beatles, Harrison was known as the […]

David Bowie’s Fight

Help us support the American Cancer Society and Northeastern’s Relay For Life this month. Donate Here   Join us in remembering and acknowledging some of our favorite artists that have been affected by cancer. Few artists have reached or will ever reach the status and influence of legendary icon David Bowie. His entire existence was […]

From Battles to Bigotry: The Barriers of Sexism in Hip-Hop

People saw two females coexisting in a hip hop space, and they remembered the tacit rule of this culture: there’s only room for one. Nicki Minaj is not a rapper. Cardi B is not a rapper. Noname, Rico Nasty, Princess Nokia are not rappers. They are female rappers, emphasis on the female. Hip hop was […]

‘The White Album’ turns 50

The Beatles The White Album Apple Records · 22 November 1968 It’s June 1, 1967: The Summer of Love. The Beatles released arguably the most important album to change rock history and pop culture. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was a concept album filled with revolutionary songwriting collaborations within the band, powerful stories of family members […]

Beyoncé’s ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ turns 10

Beyoncé I Am… Sasha Fierce Columbia · November 2008 No Beyoncé album is as paradoxical as her third studio album I Am… Sasha Fierce. Despite receiving mediocre reviews, it still went #1 on the US Billboard 200 and went triple platinum, selling 3.25 million units. With four out of nine singles from the album making it […]

‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ turns 20

Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Ruffhouse Records · August 1998 Twenty years ago, Lauryn Hill found herself at a crossroads. She was 22, pregnant with her first child and faced the daunting task of having to restart her career as a solo artist. The Fugees had just broken up after winning two Grammy awards […]

Radiohead’s ‘Hail to the Thief’ turns 15

Radiohead Hail to the Thief Ocean Way Recording / Canned Applause · June 2003 15 years after politically charged masterpiece Hail to the Thief was released, Radiohead’s social commentary has never been more relevant. The paranoia, cynicism, and hopelessness that tied the album to the Bush administration’s perniciousness seem like small fry compared to the ever-looming doomsday […]

OutKast’s ‘Aquemini’ turns 20

OutKast Aquemini LaFace Records · August 1998 Throughout hip hop history, a narrative of innovation and trailblazing has been both heavily encouraged and criticized.  While some have been applauded for their ability to blur the lines between genres and pioneer completely new categories of rap, others have been shunned from the hip hop and music community […]

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