Harvard students protest Tyga


After Harvard’s College Events Board announced that hip-hop artist Tyga, known for his hit single “Rack City,” will perform at Harvard’s 2013 spring concert, Yardfest, students took to the internet to express their opposition. Harvard student Leah Reis-Dennis decided to take action by creating a petition late on Sunday night on Change.org. The petition protests Harvard’s decision to invite a headliner whose music “promotes sexism and rape culture.”

According to The Harvard Crimson, within an hour, the petition garnered 400 signatures and continues to attract signatures from students and alumni. The petition currently has over 1,000 signatures. The petition states that “Yardfest without a headliner would be better than a Yardest that amplifies misogyny and violence.”

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Tyga to join DDM at Spring Weekend?

According to his twitterYoung Money-Cash Money Billionaire Tyga will be joining Diddy-Dirty Money at Brown on the Saturday of Spring Weekend.  Tyga’s second album, Careless World, is set to drop this Spring and will feature some pretty huge names including Kanye, Snoop, Wiz Khalifa and, of course, Lil’ Wayne.