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The Dose: Playboi Carti’s anticipated debut arrives

Xavier Spurlock | Contributing Writer Last Friday, rapper Playboy Carti released his highly anticipated self-titled debut mixtape. Released on the same day as Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN,” Carti is maintaining hip-hop’s

The Dose: Joey Badass’s new album attacks America, proves he’s one of rap’s finest

The hip-hop community has dubbed Joey Badass one of the era’s best lyricists and it’s fairly easy to see why. His debut studio album, “B4.DA.$$,” was released on his 20th

The Dose: Vanessa Carlton looks ahead to what’s next

While most people recognize her as the voice behind “A Thousand Miles,” singer Vanessa Carlton is ready to get some new songs stuck in people’s heads. Carlton has been hard

Chance the Rapper is more than his religious stances

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Feb. 12, and as many have heard or seen, the night was extravagant and eventful. Among the winners and performances, the noteworthy, historic winner

How some DAM Awards affect the community

The inaugural Denton Arts and Music Awards were held Saturday night by local blogsite The Dentonite. The idea for the DAM Awards – a convenient acronym for a place like Denton – was drawn from

The Dose: Lights All Night rings in the New Year

Victoria Baghaei The lines were long and the weather was sporadic, but Lights All Night gave an unforgettable start to the new year as the two-day event filled the Dallas

The Dose: How Anderson .Paak dominated 2016

2016 was more than a breakout year for the artist known as Anderson .Paak. Most hip-hop fanatics, including myself, were overwhelmed by his impact at some point or another last year. Whether

The Dose: Something Wicked returns to Houston

EDM fan-favorite Something Wicked returned on Friday, from Oct. 29 to 30, for its fifth annual festival, possessing the grounds of Sam Houston Race Park. The Houston-based festival was making its

The Dose: Sound on Sound Festival brings magic and music

By Haley Yates A minor drizzle sprinkled over Sherwood Forest in McDade, Texas on Friday morning as eager festival-goers hunted for an empty spot to pitch their tent. Hours later,

The Dose: Childish Gambino’s 10 greatest songs

Earlier this year, singer/rapper/comedian Donald Glover debuted new Childish Gambino music at exclusive California shows. He also released his acclaimed series, “Atlanta,” which was recently renewed for a second season.