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Late rapper Takeoff at 2019 ESPY awards. Photo credits: People

Remembering the Life of Rapper: Takeoff

Kiera Walker, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

Kirshnik Khari Ball, also known as Takeoff, was born June 18,  1994 and died Nov.  1, 2022. He was born and raised in Lawrenceville, Ga. with his uncle, Quavious (Quavo) Keyate Marshall, and his cousin,...

Experimental hip hop artist Lil Darkie released his album “Swamp.” With a total of 22 tracks on it, he combines a mix of different music genres, leaving each song with its own unique twist. Album art by Lil Darkie on Instagram (@lildvrkie).

Lil Darkie Ends 2020 With A Bang, Releasing “Swamp”

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor January 12, 2021

Digital animator and experimental hip hop rapper Lil Darkie dropped his “Swamp” album on Dec. 24, 2020. Unlike some of his contemporaries, Lil Darkie isn’t afraid of combining other genres of music...

These fans of Lil Peep were featured in a post on the rapper’s Instagram, captioned, “Look at my beautiful fans awwwww.” It would be Lil Peep’s final post; the very same day, he would be found dead at only 21 years old as a result of overdosing on fentanyl and Xanax. (Photo from @lilpeep on Instagram.)

Xanax Rappers: Your Drug Addictions Are Not Beautiful

Holley Murray, Literature Editor May 6, 2019

“Running away from you takes time and pain, and I don’t even want to / So I’m getting high all week without you, popping pills, thinking about you.” An enthralled crowd in El Paso, Texas sang out...

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