There is still time to submit a design to our 50th Anniversary T-Shirt Design Contest! Designs must be submitted by September 25th, 2017. The winning artist will receive five free shirts featuring their design, a tour of our radio station, and the chance to be a part of KZSC’s history! Submissions need to be single panel designs including the words “KZSC Santa Cruz” and “50 Years of Student-Run Radio.” Email your designs and any additional questions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line KZSC TSHIRT CONTEST. We invite anyone with love for KZSC in your heart to show us what you got and send us your art.
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.
- Vic Mensa: 16 Shots
- Ice Cube- good cop bad cop
- Oshun: Not my President
- Kendrick Lamar: Element
- Cupcakke- Picking Cotton
- Innant James: Black
- M.I.A.: Visa
- Brother Ali: Dear Black Son
- Clipping: Fat Fingers
- Jay Z: The Story of OJ
- A Tribe Called Quest: We the People
- Princess Nokia: Brown Girl Blues
- YG: FDT
- School Boy Q & Joey Bada$$: Rockabye Baby
- Open Mike Eagle & Paul White: The Curse of Hypervigilance
- Likwuid Stylez: Faytal Silence
Via #NoPlatform: Riz caught up with YMTK in Oakland, CA right after his in-store listening party at Oaklandish for his upcoming project, ‘9 Song Wave’. Watch as they discuss traveling, working with Rexx Life Raj, personal growth as an artist & more in this interview.
DJ Maladroit recently got a chance to speak with noise-pop/rock band Chastity Belt. They talk memes, film, favorite movie soundtracks and more. Check it out below.
Audio by: Kathy Damian
@rizzystaydizzy most recently hooked up with #NoPlatform, a group out of Vallejo, CA to collaborate with to premiere interviews. Via #NoPlatform: Riz delivers his latest interview with Rexx Life Raj. During this interview, Rexx Life Raj and Riz talk about being on tour with P-Lo, PSD Tha Drivah, Goonsquad, Game of Thrones, and more. Check out the full interview with @RexxLifeRaj below!
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