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Sam Rios

March 10, 2016

We all know Kanye West. Whether you know him simply as “that asshole” or you know him for his music, you have an idea of who he is. I know him as both, and honestly I’m a really big fan. That’s why I was so pissed about his latest album. It’s not the content of his album that...

Professor jams with Jay-Z in music video

Cathrine Himberg
Communications professor John Roussell can be seen in Jay-Z’s new music video “Picasso Baby.” Roussell dances and watches the rapper perform as if he is a painting in a museum.

Risa Johnson

August 29, 2013

One Chico State professor will show students what he did this summer by displaying his name in the credits for Jay-Z’s music video “Picasso Baby.” “I have to stay relevant,” said John Roussell, a communications professor. “This instantly will catch their attention.” Roussell and...

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