The Appalachian online reports:
In a mountain town embedded with the cultural resonance of folk music and country stars like Doc Watson, one junior is trying to add a little hip-hop to the mix.
“Asheville and Boone are more known for the hippie lifestyle. Whenever a hip-hop act comes to Asheville, though, it sells out right away and there are so many students in Boone that love hip-hop, which is why I want to bring more of it here,” junior business management major Michael Taylor said.
Taylor – who goes by the name MykeyT for his rap career – posted a music video titled “Party in Boone” on YouTube Dec. 15. Since then, the song – a remix of Mac Miller’s “Party on Fifth Ave” – has spread through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. It had gained 25,149 views as of press time. ...
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