In the summer of 2000, The Real Slim Shady took the world of hip-hop by storm with his second major studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP. The angry blonde from Detroit confronted his detractors head-on with this piece of lyrical genius. Read on for more.
Ever wondered the dictionary meaning of a Showstopper?
Not surprising, if you haven’t. Because Manipal’s very own fusion dance crew – The Showstoppers does absolute justice to its name; of receiving prolonged applause and appreciation. We sat down for a short chat with the President of the Manipal Megacrew about their recent bronze at the National Finals of Hip Hop International.
Finely Tuned is The MIT Post’s weekly album review column. It is an attempt to add a new dimension to the way Manipal looks at music. Every week, we will bring you a fresh album; carefully picked from a catalogue composed of both critically acclaimed mainstream releases and noteworthy independent ones.
This week, we review the soundtrack from the motion picture “The Great Gatsby”.
Baz Luhrmann, in creating such an iconic album, could not afford to be timid – as can plainly be seen by the wonderful level of collaboration that adds a modernist twist to the timeless tale.