Photo essay: D-Day energizes campus with special performances November 12, 2019 Artist ilham opened for headliner Denzel Curry, who performed in the Mitchell Center Recreation Gym 110 on D-Day, Saturday, November 9. PC: Paula Torres Ladi Ogundipe ‘21 (front) sang on stage with Elvis Dejesus ’21 (back) at Slayter third floor during the student performances held earlier in the day. He founded a rap group with his friends at Denison called “The UN.” PC: Shanti Basu/The Denisonian The rest of “The UN” consists of Fernando Barrientos ‘21, Abdulai Barry ‘21 (pictured), and Owen Byrnes ‘21 who also performed that day. PC: Shanti Basu/The Denisonian Hunter Lewis ‘20 (front) and Evan Brooks ‘20 (back) created the rap group “Anti Social Media” by first uploading their tracks on Soundcloud. PC: Shanti Basu/The Denisonian ilham, a rising singer from Queensbridge, New York and D-Day’s opening act, performed songs from her recent album, “with time.” PC: Paula Torres The Mystic Rho Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. strolled to ilham’s last song during her D-Day performance. The fraternity got this opportunity because ilham’s manager is a fraternity brother of theirs and he reached out to the organization to perform and help energize the crowd. PC: Paula Torres Students watched energetically from the “mosh pit” crowd. PC: Paula Torres Headliner Denzel Curry closed up the night. He performed songs from his recent album “ZUU.” PC: Paula Torres Related article: Musicians cultivate their passions on Denison’s campus by Aaron Skubby Related Tags:dday 2019, Denzel Curry, ilham, newsletter_artslife, performances, student performance, student spotlight About The Author The Denisonian The Denisonian represents the the majority view of the editorial board, consisting of the Editor-in- Chief, section editors and assistants. To know more about us as individuals, please scroll up and see "About Us." Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Add me to The Denisonian weekly update email! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.