Goodbye, 2016! That’ll do.

As far as the Renegade Scholars are concerned, 2016 was a big year in many ways. We successfully launched a website, a podcast and we managed to get a little bit of a following. Just a little bit (shout out...

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J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only – A Review

When I woke up this morning, trying to come to grips with the fact that I had to get out of bed and get ready for work, the song that popped into my head was J. Cole's "Neighbours". I have...

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How to Survive an Office Holiday Party

Office Holiday party season is in full effect! Since 2016 has already been one gigantic face-palm of a year, let's all try to end it on a somewhat positive note. To help you with that, I'm sharing a few tips and tricks...

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The Weeknd’s Starboy – A Review

I don't really remember when I first heard The Weeknd sing. I know it was before he was featured on "Crew Love" from Drake's Take Care album. I was going through all the songs Drake was featured on when he was...

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The Great North Hype!

I have a love/hate relationship with the Toronto Raptors. Every season, they kind of get off to a hot start and Raptors fans lose their shit and start that premature championship talk that eventually leads to heartbreaking disappointment in April/May. So,...

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We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service – A Review

We talked about this album on our podcast a few weeks back, but I still think it's worth writing...   I have a problem with the current state of hip-hop right now. I feel that today's rap is not as good as...

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Being Likeable in 2016

Now more than ever, being likeable is probably one of the more important things to your career and social status. I for one blame Facebook and Instagram. A little bit. People don't really care what you're about, but if they like...

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Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” – A Review

When Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, released his first studio album Camp in 2011, many people were writing him off as another actor-turned-rapper with too much time on his hands. However, the funny thing about talent is that it's...

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