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Alisa S. Regassa

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Arts Vanity: Shameless Self-Plug: Book Me To DJ Your Party!

My name is Alisa, and welcome to our top 10 party songs you will never hear at any party Dj’ed by me. So sit back, take notes, and you’ll never have to worry about your aux being mistaken for a MIT frat bro’s.

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'Her Loss' Review: 21 Savage Does Something For Drake

It is clear that “Her Loss” sees Drake in a new yet familiar light, and proves him to be a stylistic chameleon who is learning from his discography.

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In Photos: EarthGang Open For Gorillaz

Minutes before the virtual British band Gorillaz were set to take the stage, Atlanta rap duet EarthGang warmed up the Boston crowd at TD Garden. Relive their hype performance here.

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In Photos: Denzel Curry at Roadrunner

“Ultimate” rapper Denzel Curry hosted the ultimate show of his 2022 tour “Melt My Eyez, See Your Future” at Boston’s Roadrunner last week. Experience his hype performance through these photos.

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Denzel Curry Concert Review: Boston Is Curry’s ‘Ultimate’ Performance

He thrives in the at-times chaotic but undeniably epic atmosphere that he creates for himself while performing, and seeing the rapper in his element makes it an unforgettable experience for every concertgoer.

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‘Born Pink’ Album Review: Blackpink Is The Evolution Of K-pop

Not only did Blackpink go out of their comfort zone with the production on "Born Pink," they also managed to push the boundaries in the K-pop industry.

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In Photos: The Driver Era in Concert

Pop-funk duo The Driver Era hit the stage at the newly-minted Roadrunner venue in Brookline on Aug. 2. Comprised of lead vocalist Ross Lynch and singer-songwriter Rocky Lynch, the brothers were joined by bassist Riker Lynch on this tour.

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Concert Review: Almost Monday Are More Than ‘Cool Enough’

With infectious lyrics and undeniable chemistry, almost monday deliver an unforgettable performance that’s sure to please old fans and newcomers alike.

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From Rolling Loud Miami: Hendrix Predicts The Future

Future also shared a huge chunk of his time in the spotlight on stage with Travis Scott, who he invited on stage for five songs, marking a return for the rapper following the tragedy at Astroworld.

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From Rolling Loud Miami: Kanye Makes Surprise Appearance After Kid Cudi Storms Off Stage

It would seem that Kid Cudi was set up for failure — both by West and the festival itself.

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From Rolling Loud Miami: Kendrick Lamar Creates His Own Narrative

Few musicians are as dedicated to putting on a show as Kendrick Lamar proved himself to be at Rolling Loud Miami this past weekend. The result was a once in a lifetime, truly unforgettable performance.

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From Governors Ball 2022: Friday Sound Bites

The Crimson sent two reporters, Alisa Regassa and Derrick Ochiaga, to cover the event. These are a few performances that stood out on the opening day of the three day festival.

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From Governors Ball 2022: Kid Cudi Is All The Rage

The Cleveland-born rapper did not disappoint, delivering an emotional performance that left the audience in awe.

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From Boston Calling: Nine Inch Nails Saves The Weekend

Boston Calling saw Nine Inch Nails accomplish the impossible last weekend: Despite the bad weather and the Covid hiccups, the Boston crowd was not left disappointed.

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Avril Lavigne Stage Boston Calling

Avril Lavigne closing out the Friday performances on the Delta Airlines Blue Stage.