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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Lil Uzi Vert to be fall headliner this October

Rachel Duthie August 28, 2017

Lil Uzi Vert will come to campus Oct. 8 as Kent State's fall headliner.Uzi gained national attention in 2016 for his hit single “Money Longer,” along with his several mixtapes, including “Luv is...

Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd preform at the M.A.C. Center as a part of FlashFest on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Rae Sremmurd concludes 4/20 with students during FlashFest

Payton Moore April 20, 2017

With every cloudy puff of marijuana smoke emanating from the crowd Thursday, another Kent State student ran, skipped and danced into the Rae Sremmurd and Sammy Adams show at the M.A.C. Center.The latest...

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REVIEW: Looking back at Rae Sremmurd’s latest album

Michael Nied April 19, 2017

Hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd is gearing up for a return to campus at this year’s FlashFest with some fresh material since their last performance in 2015.In 2016, the duo, comprised of brothers Swae Lee and...

Rae Sremmurd performs at FlashFest in the M.A.C. Center on April 23, 2015. FlashFest is hosted annually by Undergraduate Student Government.

Rae Sremmurd doubles pay for second FlashFest appearance

Benjamin VanHoose April 19, 2017

Rae Sremmurd returns to campus for Thursday's FlashFest, this time with a more expensive price tag.The Undergraduate Student Government will pay the rapping duo $110,000 to headline the annual concert....

Local artists brace for Thursday’s FlashFest

Quaylyn Hairston & Nicholas Kotch April 18, 2017

The 23rd annual FlashFest, hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government is set for Thursday night, taking over the Student Green at 5 p.m.In addition to free music, food, games and prizes that will be...

(Left to right) Comedian Kevin Hart, singer Kesha and rapper Wiz Khalifa perform in the M.A.C. Center on Dec. 6, 2014; Sept. 30, 2016; and April 21, 2016, respectively.

Appeasing the masses: USG aims to meet students’ musical tastes

Madeline Crandall April 18, 2017

This year’s FlashFest artist selections have sparked negative reactions among students. The Undergraduate Student Government, the organization in charge of bringing acts to campus for the entertainment...

USG announces outdoor FlashFest performers

Benjamin VanHoose April 17, 2017

Just three days out from the annual FlashFest concert, Kent State's Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced this year's full list of outdoor performers.Walk of Shame, Chil, Omar and Kyle Conley...

Rae Sremmurd performs at FlashFest in the M.A.C. Center on April 23, 2015. FlashFest is hosted annually by Undergraduate Student Government.

Rae Sremmurd to return for next month’s FlashFest

Benjamin VanHoose March 22, 2017

Rae Sremmurd will return to campus Thursday, April 20 to headline this year’s FlashFest.The hip-hop duo performed during FlashFest two years ago alongside Jeremih and a then-less ubiquitous Chainsmokers....

Letter to the editor: FlashFest

Dustin Lee April 30, 2015

Dear Editor,I covered FlashFest last Thursday as a videographer for the university, and was disappointed with the total lack of variety in the lineup. Out of the five music acts, only one artist actually...

USG releases Flashfest musical guests on Twitter

Max Fleck April 1, 2015

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Chainsmokers announced as Flashfest headliner

Madeleine Winer March 30, 2015

The duo that popularized “Let me take a selfie” will headline Kent State’s Flashfest on April 23 at 7 p.m.Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government announced via its Twitter account on Monday...

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