Crimson staff writer
Alisa S. Regassa
Whatever you may believe, for all intents and purposes, “The Life of Pablo” has immortalized the spirit of the Kanye who was once first and foremost a rapper.
Although the decision to pardon the rappers may seem odd, the resulting controversy quickly became part of a much more serious cultural debate.
In a triumvirate few could have foreseen, the musical impact of this collaboration is sure to have the industry looking over their shoulders for years.
The Harvard Student Composers Festival took place Dec. 2 - Dec. 5. Sponsored by the Office for the Arts, Harvard University Department of Music, Harvard Composers Association, and the Harvard Undergraduate Songwriters Collective, the 2020 CompFest was a four-day event that sought to highlight student composers of all different musical genres and concentrations.
“Anniversary” feels like a diamond in the rough in comparison to “Trapsoul" — but Bryson Tiller’s signature flow still manages to save the album.