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Drake performs in Concert at Aubrey & The Three Amigos Tour - Chicago, Illinois at United Center on August 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. After months-long delay, Drake dropped his sixth studio album after months-long delay. Prince Williams/WireimagePrince Williams/Wireimage

Drake drops latest album “Certified Lover Boy”

Isaac Saia Gluck September 17, 2021
For rap megastar Drake, it's hard to know when the rapping persona stops and the goofing around starts. His feuds with other rappers and many of his actions are questionable and unatoned for, but his songs can have good hooks ... sometimes.
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Kanye West DONDA album by Louise Bourgeois. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Kanye West finally releases “Donda” album

Amaya McDonald August 29, 2021
The highly anticipated album was originally scheduled for release on July 22. In the weeks leading up to the album’s release, West moved into the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia where he held two album listening events over the summer. 
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Poster for the Brookfest 2020 Artist Poll. COURTESY OF USG

Spring 2020 Brookfest poll voting opened for the student body

Lajiere Blake December 1, 2019
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Stony Brook University (SBU) released the Brookfest 2020 Artist Poll in an attempt to gather student opinions and desires ahead of the yearly concert set to take place next semester in the spring.
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Travis Scotts Astroworld at Madison Square Garden.  GREGORY ZARB/THE STATESMAN FILES

“Astroworld”: Travis Scott turns MSG into an amusement park

Gregory Zarb December 2, 2018
Fresh off the release of his most anticipated and third studio album “Astroworld,” Travis Scott’s “Wish You Were Here” tour brought together his longtime fans and newcomers for one night of ultimate raging on Nov. 27 at Madison Square Garden.
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Future, above, ended the show playing a mix of old and new songs. KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Albums review: Latest trap collaboration reward with bangers

Thomas James November 13, 2017
“Super Slimey,” a collab between Young Thug and Future, dropped on Oct. 20 and, for the most part, felt like a compilation of standard songs for both artists.
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