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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Music venues have been struggling trough the COVID-19 pandemic due to the nature of their business.

In the wake of COVID-19, independent music venues adapt their model to survive

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
September 30, 2020

Live performance venues are one of the many businesses adversely affected by COVID-19. Since they rely on shoulder-to-shoulder contact and gathering large crowds of people, it’s unlikely any will return...

Junior Ademir Monteiro releases debut album about around socialization and self-evaluation.

Junior releases debut alternative rap album

By Shruti Rajkumar
June 15, 2020

After being rejected for a job at Staples three years ago, rising junior Ademir Monteiro did what any rejected applicant would do—write a diss track about the company. As he continued to write songs...

Owen Elphick (left), Dani Jean-Baptiste (front left), Devin Davis-Lorton (front right), and Trevor Kelly (left) rapped verses on the mixtape this past summer. Greyson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

The Emerson Hip-Hop Society wraps up summer mixtape

By Melanie Curry
October 3, 2019

Sophomore Ademir Monteiro sat in his closet and looked through The Emerson Hip-Hop Society’s Google Drive folder to choose a beat. Once chosen, he grabbed his phone and his lyric-filled notebook, took...

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