Entries by Hip Hop Director

Hip Hop Charts: First Week of November

New month, new Hip-Hop Charts, but it starts with something entitled “Old.”   1. DANNY BROWN – Old (Fool’s Gold) 2. RJD2 – More Is Than Isn’t (RJ’s Electrical Connections) 3. DJ RASHAD – Double Cup (Hyperdub) 4. GAS-LAB AND TRAUM DIGGS – Jazz Hop (623 Entertainment) 5. SHAD Flying – Colours (Black Box) 6. […]

KZSC Hip Hop Top 10 Chart Mid-September

2013 turned out to be a very good summer for Hip-hop.  As we start the school year, here are KZSC’s top  Hip Hop new releases in September: 1 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – Better Off Dead  (Electric KoolAde Records) 2 UNDERACHIEVERS – Lords Of Flatbush (Brainfeeder Records) 3 STALLEY – Honest Cowboy [EP] (Maybach-WEA-Atlantic) 4 BRETT GRETZKY […]

The War and Peace Tour

September 6th I had the great pleasure to attend the War and Peace Tour at the Catalyst here in Santa Cruz, Ca.  The tour had all-star underground headliners Immortal Technique and Brother Ali speaking their mind about the injustice and corruption brought forth by the military industrial complex, the prison industrial complex, and the corporate […]

Sculpture IS 2013

Looking for adventure right before summer comes to an end?  Sierra Azul Nursery & Garden has joined up with the Pajaro Valley arts council and put together the 7th annual show Sculpture IS 2013.  Walk through and enjoy over 100 sculptures placed throughout the 2- acre  demonstration garden. Pack a lunch, bring a blanket, invite […]

This Month in Hip Hop

Hip Hop charts from July at KZSC! TOUSSAINT MORRISON    Fast Times At Trillmont High    Urban Home Companion BRYANT DOPE X HANNIBAL KING    New New York    Young One DESSA    Parts Of Speech    Doomtree RABBI DARKSIDE    Prospect Ave    Say Word ACEYALONE    Leanin’ On Slick    Decon YOUNGBLOOD BRASS BAND    “20 Questions” [Single]    Tru Thoughts FAT TONY    Smart Ass […]

The Uncluded- Hokey Fright

Kimya Dawson & Aesop Rock come together as The Uncluded to create the collaborative album Hokey Fright. At first I was a little hesitant, not knowing what to expect from the unusual collaboration. It was like I was listening to nursery rhymes dubbed over by a rap artist. The fuse of Kimya’s sweet melancholy singing […]