The American River Current

Rapper ScHoolboy Q golfs himself out of depression, drops “CrasH Talk”

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Gabe Carlos

May 3, 2019

After a few scrapped versions, “CrasH Talk,” the long awaited and most anticipated album from Los Angeles rapper ScHoolboy Q, finally dropped on April 26. The 14-track album, just two minutes short of 40 minutes long, includes features by Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, YG, Kid Cudi ...

Uncovering hip-hop cultures at ARC

American River College is the home of many aspiring and former hip-hop and rap artists, including current and former students and staff. (Photo illustration by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

April 8, 2019

Many people want to be artists, including people that want to become rappers or MCs or they want to work on production. Including people close to our area, current and former students as well as staff members. Many people want to make it big time in the music industry. Whether it’s playing an i...

Offset opens up in his debut album, “Father of 4”

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Gabe Carlos

March 2, 2019

After delaying his album release date several times over an alleged split from wife, Cardi B,  Atlanta rapper Offset finally dropped his debut solo album, “Father of 4,” on Feb. 22. After the delays, Offset has delivered the album that he truly wanted to make. This is not the typical Migos ...

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

Jordan Schauberger

April 21, 2016

When he heard the news that iconic musician Prince had died, American River College music professor Dyne Eifertsen could only think of the impact that the ‘Purple Rain’ artist had had on his career as a musician “I was in middle school, the perfect age, when ‘Purple Rain’ came out,” Ei...

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