Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


The Big Three and the Rap Civil War: Is the Beef Really ‘Like That?’

By Ethan Hill, Hoya Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Drake are sometimes considered the three biggest rappers to come out of the 2010s. Lamar has created one of the most beloved discographies of all time, including what some consider...

THE SYMPHONY OF SOCIETY | A Deep Dive into the Nicki Minaj and Megan Thee Stallion Controversy

By Jin Xi Chen, Guide Columnist April 10, 2024

Everyone has followed some kind of celebrity drama in showbiz — artists in particular are always a standout case. In recent years, rap entertainers and pop singers alike have had their public feuds,...

With ‘Sundial,’ Time for an Explosive Return

With ‘Sundial,’ Time for an Explosive Return

By Oliver Ni August 31, 2023

★★★★☆ Five years since the release of her last album, Noname has finally returned to the hip-hop scene — with a vengeance. Noname, born Fatimah Nyeema Warner, released her third full-length...

21 Savage and Metro Boomin Reunite in Sonically Impressive, Amusing Savage Mode II

21 Savage and Metro Boomin Reunite in Sonically Impressive, Amusing ‘Savage Mode II’

By Ishaan Rai October 8, 2020

★★★★☆ With unorthodox trap beats, energetic flows and multiple appearances by iconic actor Morgan Freeman, 21 Savage’s most recent horror-tinged collaboration with producer Metro Boomin...

Future and Juice WRLD Lack Chemistry in ‘WRLD on Drugs’

By Allan Navarro October 30, 2018

★★☆☆☆ Future and Juice WRLD’s collaborative mixtape “WRLD on Drugs” sees the Atlanta rap icon Future take a backseat to the up-and-coming Juice WRLD, but lyrical immaturity and a...


BROCKHAMPTON Returns With New Aesthetic

By Allan Navarro October 18, 2018

Rap group BROCKHAMPTON rocked The Anthem on Oct. 16, as part of the I’ll Be There Tour promoting its fourth album, “iridescence.” The band’s mediocre performance at points proved that it...

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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Kamikaze’

By Charlotte Lindsay September 9, 2018

★★★★☆ Eminem lashes out at anyone and everyone on his latest album “Kamikaze,” reacting fiercely to the disappointing commercial and critical performance of his 2017 album “Revival.” The...


Album Review: ‘KOD’

By Gabrielle Irwin May 22, 2018

★★★★☆ J. Cole’s latest album “KOD,” which dropped April 20, does not stray from his usual reflection and critique of modern culture. The album documents heartbreaking stories of...


Album Review: ‘Care for Me’

By Eric Dickstein April 17, 2018

★★★★★ Introspective and impassioned, Chicago rapper Saba’s second studio album “Care for Me” pairs clever wordplay with impeccable flow. The 10-song collection demonstrates Saba’s...

EP Review: Terms and Conditions

EP Review: ‘Terms and Conditions’

By Vienna Roche March 28, 2018

Featuring instrumentals like funky guitar and ’90s garage band beats, Slang’s newest EP “Terms and Conditions” unexpectedly combines melodic rap with upbeat yet mellow choruses. Despite its...


Album Review: ‘Black Panther: The Album’

By Faris Bseiso March 21, 2018

With the hype surrounding the release of Marvel’s 2018 film “Black Panther,” which features a predominantly black cast and is currently the seventh highest-grossing film ever in the United States,...


G-Eazy at the DAR Constitution Hall

By Tarina Touret March 19, 2018

Dressed in an all-black outfit with his hair greased back and gold chains bouncing off his neck, G-Eazy turned the DAR Constitution Hall, a theater-like venue with carpeted floors, into a club last...

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