For rap megastar Drake, it’s hard to know when the rapping persona stops and the goofing around starts. His feuds with other rappers and many of his actions are questionable and unatoned for, but his songs can have good hooks … sometimes.
The Ruff Ryder known as Dark Man X or DMX died at White Plains Hospital Friday morning. During the entirety of his week-long hospitalization, the 50-year-old rapper and actor was supported by family, friends and fans, who held a prayer vigil for him.
The Stony Brook University music department has seen a wide range of big names come in as their artists in residence since its beginning. World renowned soloist musicians such as celebrated flutist Carol Wincenc and widely recognized instrumental ensembles have been placed as head faculty members, giving students the ability to work side by side with great and experienced masters.