Hip-Hop

February 5, 2014 - 2:42pm
Rapper J. Cole will return to SU in March for a performance at the Carrier Dome.

J. Cole is scheduled to return to SU once again.

He will perform in the Carrier Dome on Friday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. with R&B singer Elle Varner opening.

J. Cole was on campus in December 2010, when he opened for rapper Wiz Khalifa as part of the annual Hope Benefit Concert, sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

The Thrillin' Theta Xi chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity at Syracuse University is sponsoring the concert.

June 24, 2013 - 12:59pm
University Union announced via Twitter Monday afternoon that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will be headlining Carrier Dome concert on Nov. 11.

After weeks of hinting at the official announcement of a new fall concert, University Union finally revealed Monday the artist headlining Syracuse University's Dome Show concert.

It's time to hit up the thrift shops, SU students: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are performing at the Carrier Dome.

Opening acts are Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kewli.

The concert, which is set for Monday, Nov. 11, starts at 7:30 p.m.

March 25, 2013 - 10:19am
The rapper performed Friday, March 22nd in the Schine Underground as part of the Save The Horn Benefit Concert organized by the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Habitat for Humanity.

Oh God! Rapper Big Sean returned to Syracuse University's Schine Underground Friday in front of a sold-out crowd. 

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Theta Xi Chapter along with Habitat for Humanity brought Big Sean to Syracuse as part of the Second Annual Save the Horn Benefit Concert to benefit the Horn of Africa.

Big Sean, a member of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music group, hit the stage around 8:40 p.m. and performed for over an hour.

February 14, 2013 - 10:42am
University Union announced via Twitter Wednesday night that Joey Bada$$ will play in the Schine Underground on March 5.

Brooklyn independent rapper Joey Bada$$ will play the Schine Underground on Tuesday March 5 as part of University Union's Bandersnatch Music Series.

Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and the show will start at 8. Tickets go on sale Friday Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. and are $5 with ID for SU/ESF students, faculty and staff. The opener has yet to be announced.

February 13, 2013 - 5:21pm
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October 10, 2012 - 1:16pm
SU students take to Twitter to voice their feelings on Nas' no-show.

Amidst all the fanfare and good vibes that filled the Carrier Dome at last night’s One World Concert, one highly-anticipated artist that was slated to perform within the all-star lineup was noticeably absent: Nas.

September 6, 2012 - 11:36pm
Fans of hip-hop and electronic music will get more than their fair share of each on Sunday at Skytop Field.

Juice Jam 2012—the first Juice Jam to ever sell out—will take place at Skytop Field this Sunday.

University Union stepped up their game with one of the biggest names in electronic music, Calvin Harris, and comedian turned rapper, Childish Gambino, as this year's co-headliners. The rising hip-hop trio from Boston, The Dean’s List, will support the two.

April 5, 2012 - 7:38pm
A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q to headline annual Greek Unity Fest concert.

A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q will be spitting rhymes to Syracuse University students on Friday, April 6 in Goldstein Auditorium.

February 2, 2012 - 11:45pm
Media mogul Steve Stoute speaks to SU students about his latest book and how hip-hop sparked the cultural curiosity that drove him to success.

Students quickly filled the seats of Hergenhan Auditorium Wednesday night and waited with anticipation for Steve Stoute, long time media mogul, advertising executive, and “hip-hop aficionado,” and the knowledge he would share.