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Professor at FDU releases anticipated rock CD

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In 1995, a band formed at Rutgers University that consisted of three professors. Two of the professors were a part of the Rutgers faculty and another one was teaching at William Paterson University. They named themselves The Professors and originally started as a joke. Yet after the band had their first gig, they went out and hired a bassist so that they could become more serious.

Two of the original members are gone, but Gary P. Radford, a communication studies professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, still has the band going strong.
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Rockstars collaborate with rappers – phase or permanent?


The first CD I ever bought (besides “Now That’s What I Call Music,” remember those?) was Blink-182’s Greatest Hits album in 2005.

That CD, though bootleg, was my golden ticket into the world of rock-n-roll. The genre, back then, was filled with all sorts of rock, from crappy-punk to screamo to Christian.

Rock-n-roll basically had no limits, which is why I instantly grew to love all that is rock. However, I never thought I’d live to see the day when the rockstars I fell in love with collaborated with some of my favorite rappers.

And, for starters, I kind of love it.

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