Entries by Hip Hop Director

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 […]

Rookie Rising

Scribecash, an emcee and songwriter from the Inland Empire, is on the rise to greatness at only 17 years of age.  Recently releasing her free EP Dauntless, Scribecash shares her vocal and lyrical talents offering original conscious and topical lyrics.  Aside from her lyrical abilities, the female emcee takes charge of producing every one of […]