The Shield

Create, motivate, graduate

Create, motivate, graduate

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

January 28, 2016

Maurice Rush, a freshman English education major has been writing music for four months and started recording in Indianapolis, his hometown, with producer DJ Goodnight.

Drake “Nothing Was The Same”

USI Shield Staff

November 8, 2013

"Nothing Was The Same," the third studio album released by Drake, is a major production improvement from his former album, "Take Care." “We have the type of nights where morning comes too soon, and nothing was the same,” Drake said on “Come Thru.” "Nothing Was The Same" was released Fall 2013 on Cash M...

Local cafe hosts rap show

Local cafe hosts rap show

Ariana Beedie

August 28, 2013

Local venue hosted a rap show Sunday, to showcase local and out-of-state talent. PG, a small cafe located on Franklin Street, drew a large crowd of people eager to see the show. Mark O’Cummings a downtown local, was pleased with the show, he said. “This is what we need in Evansville,” he said. Speed Walking With S...

MellowHype ascends with "Numbers" release

Ariana Beedie

October 28, 2012

"Numbers" is the third studio album release from alternative hip-hop group MellowHype. Odd Future group members Hodgy Beats (Gerard Long) and Left Brain (Vyron Turner) came together to create this album, the first release for their group label Odd Future Records. This 16-track album is a different approach ...

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