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Tuesday December 7th


Students participate in a freestyle hip-hop cypher on Wednesday night.

Pit Cypher keeps hip-hop flowing in Chapel Hill

Joshua Rowsey graduated from Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2013. Since then, he has spent time on Wall Street as an insurance analyst, and he plans to travel to Cherokee, N.C., next month with members of the UNC linguistics and music departments to teach native Cherokee people to rap in their native tongue. 

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(Left to right) Brian Littrell, Joshua Turner, Carson McKee and Kevin Richardson perform at the Lexington Center in Kentucky.

Q&A with Backstreet Boys cover artist Carson McKee

On Friday, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys were inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. At the induction, the Kentucky natives performed the band’s song “Larger Than Life” with the help of Joshua Turner and Carson McKee, whose bluegrass cover of the pop song went viral. Staff writer Trevor Lenzmeier spoke with McKee, a UNC senior, about the performance.

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