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Local artists light up Chico’s hip-hop scene

Local artists light up Chico’s hip-hop scene

Ulises Duenas

September 4, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Reviews

Different kinds of concerts have different vibes, and there are no concerts quite like hip-hop concerts, for better or for worse. The Chico Women's Club hosted a concert on Friday featuring local artists that all have roots in the Chico area. Artists including Apollo Snow, Osho Brown, Efren Trevino...

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Showcase

The ‘Day N Night Festival’ attracted Chico State students, despite the nonstop driving all day and night. Over 50 artists gathered in Anaheim, California for the three-day-long event Sept. 8 through 10. Headliners included Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar, along with other chart...

Interview and Chico performance with World 9

Interview and Chico performance with World 9

Niyat Teferi

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

On Jan. 27, Underhouse Music hosted a Hip hop show at 1078 gallery with various up and coming local rappers, artists and groups. It was a night filled with great vibes, energy, dancing and music. Anyone and everyone came out. I got to talk to one of the acts, a group of guys based from Los Angeles,...

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

Miguel Orozco and Elias Denny

November 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Chico Plugged In is a hip hop & EDM show co-hosted by SOTA Productions and 1078 Gallery. The event brought together some of Chico's biggest talent featuring performances by iMullinati, Yandi, Subfer, Spaced Based Fonix, Jae760 and DJ R10. The night was filled with surprises and was a guaranteed gr...

Kanye West does it again with new album

Kanye West does it again with new album

Cassandra Porter

April 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Kanye West’s new album, “The Life of Pablo,” made a monumental debut on the Billboard 200 chart ranking No. 1 within the first week of its release. On Feb. 13, the album was initially released only on Tidal music streaming service, breaking piracy records with over 500,000 illegal downloads in...

Rap beefs not what they used to be

Rap beefs not what they used to be

William Rein

February 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Three years ago Kendrick Lamar told the hip hop community at large, “I got love for you all but I’m trying to murder you niggas.” Kendrick bodied the entire radio conglomerate the day “Control” dropped, an epic name drop anthem, firmly cemented his position as king and s...

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