hip hop


It’s “Damn.” depressing

Kendrick Lamar is depressed. A depressed musical genius. “Damn.” is a master mixtape at best. Unlike “Section.80, Good kid m.A.A.d city” and “To Pimp a…


It’s “Damn.” good

In 2016, for “To Pimp A Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar almost tied the record for the most Grammy nominations in one night. With 11 nominations, Lamar…



“The Shepherds’ Play” begins this Friday

“The Shepherds’ Play” brings the ancient medieval world to life through humor, music and dancing to American River College this Friday. The play is based on…


Author uses hip-hop to engage learning

UNITE hosted Dr. Chris Emdin, bestselling author and public speaker who uses the art of hip-hop to keep students, especially students of color, engaged in…


Inside the ill mind of Hopsin

By Luis Gael Jimenez & Cheyenne Drury When you look into the eyes of rapper Hopsin, it’s hard to look away. The artist has a…



Art combined with activism comes to ARC

Artivism, a combination of art and activism to spread awareness of social injustices primarily toward people of color, came to American River College on Wednesday….