Kygo will co-headline the annual campus concert event.
Rapper 50 Cent with G-Unit will headline University Union's annual Block Party on April 24 in the Carrier Dome, according to a press release by University Union representatives.
Joining 50 Cent are co-headliner Kygo and hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd.
One of the most successful rappers in history, 50 Cent has sold more than 22 million albums worldwide and received 13 Grammy nominations during his career. He's the CEO of G-Unit records, which houses Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks, among other artists.
The "Piano Man" will perform his seventh concert at Syracuse's Carrier Dome Friday, March 20 at 8:00 p.m.
This is an age where artists struggle to stay relevant and the audiences’ attention can fade as fast as a breakout artists’ hit single drops on the Billboard charts. But some artists that have been around since the '70s can still draw large crowds to venues like the Carrier Dome and Madison Square Garden. Billy Joel is one of those artists. What is the difference between him and today’s infamous 'one hit wonders?'
The failure to complete a music critique exercise, and the realization that it's OK.
I am a failure.
What's worse is I failed at something that I wanted to do and that was easy. An inexcusable failure. I failed to listen to one album I'd never heard every day in February and tweet about it. What I did, though, was listen to about half a month's worth of new music, tweet a little and prove to myself that there's nothing I hate more than having my listening habits dictated, even if I'm the one imposing sanctions.
Grammys 2015: Sam Smith wins big, Kanye pulls a Kanye, and Beck beats Beyoncé; the night in review
They don't call it 'music's biggest night' for nothing. Here are some of the most memorable moments from the 57th Annual Grammy Awards:
It's Sam Smith's night. No, it's Sam Smith's year
Beating out artists like Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, and Ed Sheeran, the 22-year-old English singer took home 4 Grammys including Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. Smith also hit the stage to give a bone-chilling performance of "Stay with Me" with none other than Mary J. Blige.
Review: R&B singer Teyana Taylor tops a bill of dance, music and comedy at 'SNL: the Showcase'
Although Saturday night was filled with a variety of different entertainers, the spotlight was on R&B singer Teyana Taylor. Known best for her appearance on MTV's "My Super Sweet 16", Taylor took the audience on a roller coaster ride of emotions from the minute she stepped onto the stage until the very last note she sang.
Goldring Arts Journalism grad student Kate Drozynski picks the best recordings, the best live shows and the best musicians from 2014.
Music is personal. With a bevy of end-of-the-year best-of lists streaming from every outlet, it’s easy to forget that what matters most is how you felt about what you heard in 2014. I’ve been fortunate enough to see and hear a lot of things this year. Sifting through the musical memories and compiling a list of favorite moments is what these wrap-ups are all about. Here are a few moments that made my 2014 worth listening to.
Give your head a break from cramming for finals and treat your ears to these five home-stretch tunes instead.
We get it -- finals week is tough. If you're not frantically trying to cram names and dates into your noggin, you're likely pounding out a term paper in the midnight hour. I speak from experience here. Luckily, music is always here to help.