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RYL Song Reviews-Shy’An G, If You Looked

Shy’An G- If You Looked  by  Kailynn Strambler OMG!! This song is just amazing, and I loooove the beginning!!! You sound very passionate and sure about what you’re saying. I also like how you have a big vocabulary. You literally lose me in the song as im listening. I get so tangled into what you’re rapping…

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RYL Song Reviews-Terrance, Fireworks

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Terrance-Fireworks  by  Kailynn Strambler It sounds like you did a lot of practice! I love to hear covers, I would love to hear more covers of different songs by you. Listening to this reminds me of how Nicki Minaj raps. She always speaks so deeply about how she feels and what she’s passionate about, and…

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More than a Panel: A New Bites and Beats Experience

On Friday, March 6, I worked with Youth Radio’s Remix Your Life to host a special edition of its monthly “Bites and Beats” showcase. In addition to the monthly youth performance showcase, I wanted to commemorate Women’s history Month by hosting a panel of women who are all hip-hop artists. Bites and Beats has never had such…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

Hello RYL world! This week in Remix has been revolutionary. Community Organizer, Tongo has blessed us with his presence and knowledge. We sat in a circle on Tuesday thinking about our thoughts about our thought processes (sounds insane, I know). But we gathered a list of contradictions to analyze using a new way of thinking;…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

              Tuesday, Remix Your Life dissected comfort as the topic of the week. We showed the Remixers “Mary Jane,” by Scarface. After which we free wrote and developed our student-made weekly prompts to use for the rest of the week. Wednesday, we introduced Remix to personification: giving human-like qualities…