Hilltop Views

SXSW Music: Schoolboy Q

Staff Writer

March 15, 2014

It is 1 a.m. and Schoolboy Q has a classic performer’s dilemma to solve. The crowd at Lustre Pearl has been waiting all night to see him, and some of them are getting pissed after a DJ bluffed for an hour so he could get here f...

St. Edward’s student to play several showcases at SXSW

Reporter

March 1, 2014

Austin is overflowing with talented musicians and artists looking to create the next best single. We see plenty of alternative indie rock bands composed with beards and basses. What Austin is lacking is a rap and hip-hop scene. S...

Fun Fun Fun Fest: M.I.A

Fun Fun Fun Fest: M.I.A

November 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun: Dessa

Life & Arts Editor

November 11, 2013

Dessa is a little-known rapper/singer from the hip-hop collective Doomtree. Two years ago she released her critically acclaimed album “Castor, the Twin,” and this year saw the release of “Parts of Speech” which brought the sam...

Fun Fun Fun: Underachievers

Life & Arts Editor

November 11, 2013

Not many people know about New York-based duo The Underachievers, but that is sure to change soon. The group received a lot of acclaim in the online hip-hop community with the release of their debut mixtape “Indigoism” in F...

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