On May 9th, 2018, DJs RIZ AKA RSD / DJ DSPLN / DJ AWKCUARD / DJ FIZZI POP / DJ N$TY K attended the sold out Joey Bada$$ show at The Catalyst in Downtown Santa Cruz. Each DJ gives their perspective of the show below. Check it out! DJ AWKCUARD: I made my way to […]
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With hip-hops rise into the dominant culture over the last decade, we are approaching an era of hip-hop reminiscent of the late 20th century with rock and roll. An overwhelming number of rappers are appearing and disappearing before our eyes – one hit wonders. Like Soft Cell and Dexy’s Midnight Runners (or rather “Tainted Love” […]
On November 10th 2017, KZSC Volunteer Forrest Murphy met up with Seattle rapper and producer Grieves for a pre show interview at the Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz. It took us a minute to get up on the blog but it’s finally here & ready for you! Peep it below.
If you follow any hip hop news outlets, it’s been pretty hard to avoid Rolling Loud coverage. The festival has been getting quite a bit of attention, mostly focused around Lil B getting jumped backstage, and XXXtentacion attacking a fan during his set. KZSC hip hop DJs Jinx, Elbo and RIZ aka RSD were on […]
As the great Nina Simone once said, “it’s the artist’s duty to reflect the times,” and in 2017, modern hip-hop artists from all over the country have acted on their duty and done just that: reflect the times. Here’s a playlist of my favorite hip hop released within the trump era, for the trump era. […]
- DJ Hari’s All-American PlaylistJuly 4, 2018 - 12:49 pm
- Rhylli Concert Review 6.18.2018 by MelcriadaJune 21, 2018 - 4:00 pm
- DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews Boreta from The Glitch Mob!June 19, 2018 - 8:58 pm
- DJ Hari’s Dead, a Playlist Inspired by GothJune 7, 2018 - 3:58 pm
- Be a Boy (Also a quick review of The Garden at the Catalyst)June 5, 2018 - 10:00 am