Noah Gentry

Noah Gentry (23C) is from Birmingham, Alabama, majoring in playwriting and business. He is part of Emory's improv comedy troupe, Rathskellar, and is an advising fellow with Matriculate. Gentry's interests include running, competitive Pokémon and the works of Shakespeare.

The burden of resilience and the Kanye West fan

I spent Sept. 28, 2018, telling anyone who would listen about “Yandhi,” a new album by Kanye West that was slated to be released that night at midnight. There was hardly a shortage of Kanye West music at the time either. Just four months prior, West released two albums, a self-titled solo project and a [...]

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The Impact of the Strokes’ Charmingly Detached ‘Is This It’

When the Strokes released their 2001 debut album “Is This It” in the United States, fans were quick to dub them the “saviors of rock.” In a year when popular music was dominated by R&B giants like Usher and Destiny’s Child, Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas emerged as the closest thing to a rockstar audiences in [...]

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In Memory of DMX, One of Rap’s Most Tortured Figures

Visit nearly any hip-hop forum on the internet, and you’ll find someone mentioning the fact that The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes and DMX all went to the same high school at the same time. While stories abound of lunchtime rap battles, the bigger picture of these four MCs in relation to one another is [...]

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