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Dr. Dre, above, is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He has produced albums and has mentored many rappers including Snoop Dog, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game and Kendrick Lamar.  PHOTO CREDIT: JASON PERSSE

New Dr. Dre album proves why you shouldn’t forget about him

Kunal Kohli August 21, 2015
Dre’s latest effort, "Compton," proves that even after sixteen years of experimenting, he is still hip-hop's premier maker of classics.
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Campus briefing: SAB to get $40K raise in USG 2015-2016 budget proposal

Christopher Leelum April 14, 2015
The 2015-2016 Undergraduate Student Government budget of nearly $3.2 million passed on Thursday, April 9 and increased the budget for the Student Activities Board to $650,000.
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Kendrick Lamar performs in Melkweg in Amsterdam on Feb. 7, 2013. Kendrick Lamar the artist has announced his last album with Top Dawg Entertainment.PHOTO CREDIT MERLJIN HOEK/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

“To Pimp a Butterfly” marks Kendrick Lamar’s second classic album

Kunal Kohli March 18, 2015
Kendrick Lamar is good at three things: storytelling, spoken word poetry and churning out classic albums.
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The presidency of Anna Lubitz

Sarah Elsesser November 19, 2013
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
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Eminem’s old habits die hard in “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”

Jon Winkler November 6, 2013
How did an illiterate, abused dropout from the wrong side of Detroit become the biggest artist of the last 13 years? Simple answer: schizophrenia.
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Grammy award winning rapper Ludacris, right, performs during a taping for a video for up-and-coming rapper Sheldon Bullock, known as Small World, 25, at left, August 4, 2007, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ludacris will be performing at Brookfest 2013. (PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

Concert security issues draw to close as artist is announced

Kelly Frevele April 22, 2013

The music of Kendrick Lamar filled a college stadium this past weekend. But this stadium was not at Stony Brook University—it was at SUNY Buffalo. Rumors have circulated around campus that the...

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