Whether you’re a fan of Travis Scott’s rap or not, “Astroworld” is 100% an album worth listening to. The extensive 17 track record appeals to many different hip-hop and rap tastes since one of your favorite musicians is likely among the 18 guest artists who make an appearance.
Travis Scott performs at Openair Frauenfeld, considered one of the largest annual hip-hop festivals in Europe, in 2019 in Switzerland. Photo by Frank Schwichtenberg.
Concerts have been canceled and artists who live for the stage find themselves unable to perform for those who had already bought tickets to their shows as the coronavirus pandemic forced the cessation of live performances. However, musicians are finding live stream concerts on social media to be a way to connect and provide entertainment for their fans.
This story is part of an ongoing series of stories and analyses produced by MBU Timeline staff members, focusing on several aspects of what the COVID-19 pandemic will have changed long after it has passed. Our writers try to answer a question you may have asked yourself: What happens next? Copyright-free image from Google — Graphic by Dylan White
Over two years later, unplanned attendance at a performance transcended the experience to more than a memory as the tragic death of Malcolm McCormick, known to most as Mac Miller, changed my perspective on what it means to be a great musician, performer and human being, and his story continues to influence through advocacy.
Photos by NRK P3 — courtesy of Flickr
Mac Miller wearing a hoodie quoting good friend G-Eazy’s song from his “When It’s Dark Out” album. Miller died Sept. 7 of an apparent drug overdose in California.
Drake has certainly come a long way from wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks of “Degrassi.” Since becoming a musician, Drake has gone triple platinum and quadruple platinum for his songs. Thus, it is no surprise his latest fourth solo album “Views” recently went quadruple platinum and was the No. 1 album in the country.
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