The Southerner

Junior Jamal Dyar emerges in local rap community

Amin Amin, Staff writer

December 2, 2011

Filed under A & E, Music

 Ran$om, known by most as junior Jamal Dyar, has recently released his second debut single "Drive Slow." Dyar’s rap style is unique. He raps about his daily lifestyle and how life is for teenagers in today’s society. Dyar...

Dakota Jazz Combo gives South students

Elise Sommers, Staff writer

October 11, 2011

Filed under A & E, Music

Recording their own CD.  Networking with prominent figures in their area.  Performing at festivals and young artist’s series around the Twin Cities.  To many aspiring musicians, it sounds like a dream.  But for seniors Sam...

Student bands flourish at South high

Aeon Bollig, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011

Filed under A & E, Music

This article was published in the Southerner spring news magazine. The lights dimmed at The Beat Coffeehouse on Friday, March 11th. Three South seniors and their Southwest drummer prepared for the night ahead as the crowd an...

Music industry cracks down on piracy

Hannah Garry, Buisness Manager

December 6, 2010

Filed under A & E, Music

This article appeared in the 2010/2011 Fall Southerner newsmagazine iTunes carries prices like $.99 or sometimes $1.29 per song. To some people these prices seem too steep and illegal downloading, or pirating, seems to be the...

South jazz band hosts their own 13 part radio show

Caroline Stevens, Staff Writer

November 23, 2010

Filed under A & E, Music

The jazz band program is one of the more prestigious music programs at South, with some of the most talented and dedicated musicians making up the group. This year, the jazz band will accomplish what many young musicians migh...

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