The Oracle

The Best of the Best

Jake Aquino, asst. opinions editor

October 3, 2014

Music critic Jake Aquino reviews his favorite album, song and live performance of the summer. BEST ALBUM: GREEN LANGUAGE BY RUSTIE One of the most underrated DJs simply due to his operating outside the realm of American ED...

Deceased DJ Rashad’s legacy continued in joyful juking music

Jake Aquino, staff writer

May 23, 2014

Chicago juke and footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passed away on April 27. He was found dead in his home in the neighborhood of Pilsen, and the cause of death is still unknown. He was 34 years old. Rashad came up with the rise of...

Lollapalooza: JAKE’S TOP 5

Jake Aquino, staff writer

April 21, 2014

Outkast Outkast is the headliner I am looking forward to the most. A hip-hop duo hailing from Atlanta comprised of Andre 3000 and Big Boi, they are one of the most influential acts to grace the rap game and have the highest...

Schoolboy Q maintains tough sound in new album, ‘Oxymoron’

Jake Aquino, music critic

March 14, 2014

“My daddy a gangsta.” With his 5-year-old daughter’s opening statement, Quincy Hanley, a.k.a Schoolboy Q, launches into the first song of his third studio album, Oxymoron, appropriately titled “Gangsta.” In this gritty...

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