The Rubicon

[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

Thomas Reinhart, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Travis Scott's Rodeo, which is filled with great, unique songs as well as wonderful features provided by credible artists, is the best Rap album of 2015.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mac Miller’s posthumous album Circles blends new and old

Hip-hop artist Mac Miller's posthumous album

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

January 27, 2020

” It is within the space between the two themes of “happy and carefree” and “troubled by life and existence” that the genius of Circles emerges.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Canadian born rapper Nav’s “Bad Habits” disappoints

Listening to Bad Habits was a waste of 1 hour 10 minutes and 39 seconds.

Charlie Johnson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Coming off two not very successful albums you would think that it would be Navs time to drop a good album, but this one is a let down.

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Sophomores stand outside Mixed Blood theater before watching Hype Man on an American Literature field trip.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 1, 2018

"Hype Man," a play the sophomore English class saw on Nov. 29 and written by playwright Idris Goodwin and directed by Director Shawn LaCount looks at hip-hop through the lens of age, race, and police brutality.

[MUSIC REVIEW] Dear Annie runs Rejjie Snow through range of emotion

Rejjie Snow brings Dear Annie, his sophomore album, to the U.S. on a brief tour in May.

Lynn Reynolds, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

The album, released Feb. 12, starts happy and melodic, then evolves into melancholy and despair.

Migos Trio: Who is the best Migos?

Migos Trio: Who is the best Migos?

Breandan Gibbons, Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, and Michael Forsgren

March 9, 2018

The talented rap group Migos has had incredible success since their debut album in 2008. Offset, Quavo, and Takeoff all bring different talents to the group.

Student artists voice their truths through rap genre

A simple set-up for a  SoundCloud artist includes a recording system and their beats.

Griffin Thissen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Web platforms like SoundCloud enables students to experiment with music production, allowing them to create their own beats and songs.

White Privilege II encapsulates discrepancies in activism

White Privilege II encapsulates discrepancies in activism

Rafa Beuttner-Salido, Videographer

February 20, 2016

The song was released on Jan. 22 and published on YouTube on Jan. 21.