The Suffolk Journal

Run The Jewel’s newest album “RTJ4” tackles racial injustice

Killer Mike and El-P of the hip hop duo, Run the Jewels.

Ashley Fairchild, Journal Contributor

September 22, 2020

“F*** it, why wait?” These four words would serve to catapult the rap group Run the Jewels, better known as RTJ, from an underground indie group with a cult following to the voice of a social movement.  Killer Mike and El-P of RTJ serve as the “murder rappers,” whose music is the perfect background to...

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

March 4, 2020

A flock of anxious teens waited in the cold as the line for up-and-coming Bronx MC Lil Tjay extended out the door of the Paradise Rock Club and down the street, blocking the entrance to the restaurant, Raising Cane’s. Once inside the show, it would be a few hours before the artist finally hit the stage...

G-Eazy returns to Boston, headlining Paradise Rock Club

G-Eazy at Paradise Rock Club 
(Photo by Soleil Barros)

Soleil Barros

March 27, 2014

Returning to Boston’s small hub on his second headlining tour, Bay Area based artist Gerald ‘G-Eazy’ Gillum was in good spirits as he stepped foot onto the stage of his sold out show. Hosted at Allston’s favorite venue, the Paradise, on March 22 fan girls and young gentlemen alike gathered together...

Lil’ Wayne releases new album after being admited to hospital, publicity stunt?

April 9, 2013

Mackenzie Cummings-Grady  Journal Staff Self-proclaimed as the best rapper alive, Lil Wayne has certainly had a long and illustrious rap career. Starting at the age of nine he has escalated to be one of the most popular rappers ever. He returned last week with his release of I Am Not a Human Bein...

Tyler, the Creator and die hard fans shake up the paradise

March 28, 2013

Bianca Rullo Journal Staff “Every time I come here, y’all are crazy,” said controversial Los Angeles-based rapper Tyler, the Creator during a sold out show at the Paradise on last Thursday evening. It’s true – chaos has ensued each time Tyler, the Creator and his Odd Future cronies h...

California rapper G-Eazy warms up Middle East with postponed blizzard show ‘Must Be Nice’

Gianna Carchia

February 20, 2013

Hailing from Oakland, Cali., rapper G-Eazy had Boston ‘turnt all the way up’ last Wednesday, Feb. 13, while headlining his first show at the Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge. After crowd-pleasing opening acts Ground Up and Skizzy Mars, the dapper rapper took the stage in the big room with drummer...

A$AP Rocky debuts full length First Album

A$AP Rocky debuts full length First Album

January 23, 2013

Mackenzie Cummings-Grady  Journal Staff When “Purple Swag” was released in mid-2011, it was predicted that artist A$AP Rocky was to be another arrogant party animal with golden foil in his teeth. As the hype grew around the song, my friends continued to pressure me to listen but I continuall...

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