Music

BYU student breaks world record for longest rap marathon

BYU senior Joshua Palmer rapped for 30 hours and eight seconds to break the Guinness World Record for longest rap marathon on Nov. 14 and 15 at Lowes Xtreme Air Sports.

Provo’s Afuego Fridays strives for clean, good fun

Afuego Fridays is a weekly dance held at the Enigma Event Center in Provo that features Latin and hip-hop music. While many night clubs have the inclination to be wild and chaotic, Afuego Fridays owner Luis Castro said he has adapted the club to fit community values.

BYU student prepares for a shot at breaking rap marathon world...

Every musician has something that separates them from the other artists in their genre. One BYU student hopes his background as a member of the group Sockhampton, a group of rapping sock puppets, and his upcoming attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest rap marathon will set him apart.

BYU’s marching band prepares for game days

The BYU marching band, informally dubbed the "Power of the Wasatch," consists of 225 student musicians, and performs at all home football games rain, sun or snow. We took a closer look at how this BYU icon prepares for game day.
Miranda Lynbone

Local Utah artists look to leave a mark on the music...

Some of those who look on from the outside view Utah as a state nestled quietly in the Western U.S. known for its Latter-day Saint population and conservative politics. However, the state continues to turn out talented and high profile musicians that impact the music industry on a major scale, with some coming out of the Utah Valley college scene.

Social media helps local musicians reach new heights

It can be difficult for the average consumer to sift through the talent that Utah has to offer its residents. Some may feel the music scene is bursting at the seams. It is important for artists in the digital age to develop a brand and market themselves if they want recognition at even a local level.