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Music review: "The Internet" brings new vibe to Canopy Club

Music review: "The Internet" brings new vibe to Canopy Club

By Frances Welch

October 5, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

It goes without saying that The Canopy Club manages to book and promote a pretty diverse bill of artists each month; some acts are more surprising than others, considering certain artists’ large followings (Young the Giant, Young Thug) and the rather unknown following of Champaign-Urbana (pretty m...

JMSN brings R&B sounds to Canopy

JMSN brings R&B sounds to Canopy

By Mara Shaprio

September 1, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

For Detroit-based artist Christian Berishaj, also known as JMSN, music has always been an important part of his life. “It’s me. It’s JMSN,” he said. “There’s only one of me, and that’s what makes me unique.”The R&B artist, however, didn’t break into the music industry until 10 years ago, ...

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 29, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Originally a rhythm and blues cover artist on YouTube, SoMo is now spreading beyond the Internet. SoMo is a R&B and pop singer-songwriter on Republic Records. His videos quickly gained traction, with upward of 4 million views on his most-viewed video — a cover of Drake’s “Take Care.” SoMo’...

The Impressions of Allen Kleiner

The Impressions of Allen Kleiner

By Mara Shapiro

April 28, 2014


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Freshman in Engineering Allen Kleiner knew he wanted to rush a fraternity prior to arriving on campus. However, he didn’t expect to feel so welcomed by the brothers of Theta Chi. “I didn’t expect how we were treated as well as we were here,” Kleiner said. “Seniors made the effort. The olde...