Dropping the beat to drop cancer

Dropping the beat to drop cancer

As part of Belmont’s Up ‘Til Dawn child cancer awareness week, the Beaman Tuesday night felt less like a student center and more like a scene reminiscent of “8 Mile.” But instead of losing themselves in the music, students were selfless as they rapped to end childhood cancer during the […]

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Chicken soup for the rapper’s soul: a look into the life of Mr. B

Chicken soup for the rapper’s soul: a look into the life of Mr. B

Blake Mankin is a man of firsts. He was the first baby born in his hospital on the first day of the new year. The rapper from Scottsdale, Ariz. may just have been born to be No. 1. Mankin has been rapping since he was 12 years old and has […]

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Freshman’s ‘Wendy’s Rap’ goes viral, makes ‘Today’

Freshman’s ‘Wendy’s Rap’ goes viral, makes ‘Today’

Friday morning was supposed to be a morning to sleep in for freshman Blake Mankin. But that all changed when his roommate woke him up to tell him that his YouTube video was being featured on NBC’s “Today” show. The week before, Mankin and some of his fellow Maddox Hall […]

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The Beat ‘n’ Track with Miss B.

The Beat ‘n’ Track with Miss B.

For the first installment of The Beat ‘n’ Track, Vision editor Erin Carson caught up with Bianca Edwards, better known as Miss B., via Skype to talk about life as a rapper inside and outside the Belmont music scene. Miss B. began writing poetry as a kid, but now finds […]

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