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innanetape, freshman year, & my music collection feat. vic mensa’s the autobiography

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa played a substantial part in the growth of my music taste…whatever that may be. Mensa’s 2013 debut solo mixtape Innanetape was one of the first tapes that I downloaded off of the uber popular free mixtape site DatPiff. This tape built the infrastructure of my now hefty music collection. There’s something …

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NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series feat. CHANCE THE RAPPER

https://www.npr.org/templates/event/embeddedVideo.php?storyId=533112160&mediaId=533254901 Reason #211 why I love Chance the Rapper. I’m a big fan of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. When I saw that Lil Chano from 79th had his own segment I pounced at the chance to peep. Accompanied by beautiful background vocals and live instrumentation, Chance is as he always is: authentic. Give this performance …

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THE PERFECT SUMMER COOKOUT PLAYLIST

It’s almost Independence Day beautiful people. That means bring on the slightly dangerous sparklers, ketchup and mustard-slathered hot dogs, and dramatic renditions of our beloved national anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner. If you’re looking for the perfect playlist to turn your barbecue, party, or any type of summer celebration into a lituation, then you’re in the right place. …

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