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Party People, Why Do We Party?

Party People, Why Do We Party?

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Why Do People Party? By: Cesar E. Gonzalez         In the Los Angeles area there are many ways to have fun, and for some, the nightlife on weekends means partying it up at their favorite music venue. People look forward to these types of events every weekend especially after a long week...

The Daily Brew Open Mic

The Daily Brew Open Mic

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

On the first Wednesday and third Friday of every month, a little coffee shop at the corner of Montebello and Whittier Boulevards hosts a showcase of local talent for its customers. The Daily Brew Coffee Bar in Montebello holds an “open mic,” a variety show where people perform music, poetry, and com...

iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

In a press release issued the morning of March 15, iHeartMedia announced it is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is doing so in an effort to clear more than $10 billion of the debt it has accumulated over the last decade. iHeartMedia has been one of the more dominant audio companies in...

Coveted Award Goes to Metal Legends

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under A&E

The Polar Music Prize, which is known to be a coveted Swedish award, has been recently given to the famed metal band Metallica. The band, which was first formed back in 1981 by founding members Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield, has now been added to the short list of recipients of the Polar Music Prize. Other...

“The World’s Greatest Boyband”

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The newest boyband everyone is talking about is Brockhampton. The boyband consists of eight members, Kevin Abstract, Matt Champion, Ameer Vann, Merlyn Wood, Rodney Taylor, Dom McLennon, Russell Boring, and Ciaran “Bearface.” McDonald. They are redefining what it means to be a boyband. The Texas r...

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

Looking to fulfill your arts requirement in your general education while learning about the kind music you listen to on a daily basis? This is the class for you. With Rap music and Hip Hop Culture being so prominent in today's society, especially with the millineal generation, its only right that...

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E

SZA just hit a huge milestone in her career for her debut album. CTRL  released back in June to rave reviews was just certified gold by the RIAA. SZA posted multiple photos on her Instagram celebrating this achievement. The 'Love Galore' singer also received a platinum plaque for her second single featuring...

Miley Cyrus ‘Younger Now’ Album Review

Miley Cyrus ‘Younger Now’ Album Review

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

Miley Cyrus just released her sixth studio album on Friday. 'Younger Now' has a country pop feel and is definitely a departure from all past iterations of Cyrus. We all know Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana. The hit Disney series went for four seasons and spawned a music superstar. After Hannah Montana...

MTV to Reboot TRL

MTV to Reboot TRL

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

MTV is reviving the hit TV series 'TRL'. Total Request Live was a staple for the Music Television Channel in the early 2000's. Each day a top 10 list of the most popular music videos of the week would air.  Hosted by many VJ's most notably, Carson Daly who is now host of Emmy Winning singing competition,...

Rapper XXXTentacion Announces The Revenge Tour

Rapper XXXTentacion Announces The Revenge Tour

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under A&E

Infamous for serving a jail sentence for aggravated battery and home invasion, underground rapper has enjoyed the riches of success while behind bars. XXXTentacion has formed a cult following of loyal fans for his furious flow that is very similar to the punk rock and metal ages of the yesteryear. All...

Playboi Carti drops long- awaited debut album

Playboi Carti drops long- awaited debut album

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under A&E

"Playboi Carti is the Fashion World's Latest Rapper Heartthrob" is the headline that was plastered on Vogue Magazine for their cover story  on young Atlanta rapper, Playboi Carti. Carti, who has been cosigned by ASAP Rocky and the ASAP Mob, has been under heat for not releasing a major mixtape since...

Riopalooza

Riopalooza

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under A&E

Gazebos filled the mid and lower quad at Rio Hondo for its first ever music festival titled Riopalooza, an event for Rio Hondo students to show their musical talents on stage to the attendees. One problem it faced was that not many students attended the event at steady numbers. Even with clubs like...

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