The Orion

Editor’s Picks: Our sports editor’s top 10 songs

Ricardo's playlist that he puts on at all times of the day.

Ricardo Tovar

March 8, 2019

Music is a strange thing for me, I don't seek it out and don't stay updated as most people do. Occasionally, I hear something from a friend and I like the band/performer and look them up. So a lot of songs I listen to are pretty dated, but this playlist is still full of songs from all across my life...

Narrow Minded: Chico hip-hop is dead

The Bay Area Cypher Crew kicking flows on a parking garage on a pleasant Thursday evening in Chico. Photo courtesy of Kiana Abenoja.

Trevor Whitney

March 14, 2015

"...What I mean by ‘hip-hop is dead’ is we’re at a vulnerable state,” Nas said in a 2006 interview. André 3000 said he knew hip-hop was dead in 2001, but it wasn't until Nas used the phrase as his album title five years later that the controversy spilled over into the mainst...

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