The Tulane Hullabaloo

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2019

   Courtesy of Flickr Kelly is from my home, Chicago. Not in the way Kanye West is from Chicago – a rapper who fashioned himself into a representation of “Chi-town” until he became a member of the Hollywood elite, never to be seen within my hometown again. Kelly, unlike West, has actually ...

Hollywood or Hollygrove? Bounce music, Drake, and culture-vulturing collide and create discussions

Hollywood or Hollygrove? Bounce music, Drake, and culture-vulturing collide and create discussions

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

September 13, 2018

“Bounce music is New Orleans, New Orleans is bounce music,” junior Satchel Joseph said. “I think it’s difficult for others to understand, but it holds a significant place in the development of New Orleans hip-hop.” New Orleans as a city is widely-regarded as having its own identity...

Intersections’ summer rap-up playlist

Rappers Rich Tha Kid, Lil Uzi Vert, and Drake

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor

September 3, 2018

The past few months have been an interesting time for rap music. Kanye West dropped a polarizing project following his political tirades on Twitter and other media outlets, newcomers Lil Baby and Juice WRLD burst onto the scene with help from other popular rappers, and Travis Scott released a new alb...

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

April 25, 2018

On April 16, Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Acknowledging Lamar's 2017 album "Damn," the 2018 award marks the first time a non-classical or jazz musical composition has been recognized. Widely recognized as one of the most dominant forces in the rap industry today, Lamar suffers from no shor...

Tulane Campus Health’s Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Tulane Campus Health's Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Megan Plotka, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2017

Tulane has come a long way in reconciling and acknowledging its racist history, but its lack of racially diverse staff and faculty can sometimes result in unintentionally offensive decisions. Currently, Campus Health is promoting its annual free flu shots through a personified green booger, "Notorio...

Despite apolitical approach, T-Pain brings fun to campus

Helen Lewis, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2017

It's hard to take T-Pain seriously. Maybe because of his goofy style, entrenched in his donning of sparkly top hats, golden grills and over-sized sun glasses, all of which are articles of clothing that seem to lend themselves more to a controversial bar mitzvah DJ than the pimping, party-boy character...

Lil Wayne brings Hollygrove to Champions Square

Michael Ossorguine, Contributing Reporter

August 19, 2015

After the release of Lil Wayne’s troubled and unimpressive “Free Weezy Album” on Tidal, and months of feuding with Cash Money Records, fans might finally be getting the Weezy they deserve in his own hometown, New Orleans, with "Lil Weezyana Fest."Manager Cortez Bryant announced the concert, set fo...