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Nuestras Raíces Returns to Rio for Master Class in Folklórico

Nuestras Raíces Returns to Rio for Master Class in Folklórico

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

November 10, 2019

For the third time this semester, Dr. Argelia Andrade and Professor Xocoyotzin Herrera visited campus to bring Mexican culture to students through music and dance. The event took place in the Lower Quad Wednesday morning and was one in a series of performances and master classes Rio Hondo has hosted...

StageCoach 2020 Lineup

Kaitlin Leiva, Assosiate Editor

October 18, 2019

California's biggest country music festival has finally released its 2020 lineup. The three day music event is returning for its 14th year in Indio California from April 24-26, 2020. Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Eric Church will be the opening acts on each of the three days. This will be T...

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

Rock and roll can be simple in many cases – mix the drums, bass and guitar together, then throw in some vocals and you’re set. The formula is simple, effective, and doesn’t need much more added to the recipe. But even complex can be extraordinary, especially if the puzzle pieces fall effortlessly...

Green Day Partner with NHL Under Two-Year Contract

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 2, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) officially announced a 2 year contract with pop-punk band Green Day on Monday. The partnership will include performances, appearances, and other promotional collaborations for NBCSN's Wednesday Night Hockey. Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President Steve Ma...

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and Dr. Edgar Hernandez) shared the history and technique of Son Huasteco, a type of Mexican folk music. Dr. ...

Goth-Rocker Peter Murphy Makes Full Recovery After Heart Attack

Megan De Lara, Reporter

September 3, 2019

Legendary “godfather of goth” Peter Murphy, 62, has made a full recovery after suffering a heart attack earlier last month. The singer experienced shortness of breath prior to a performance and was rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Once there, Murphy was treated by cardiologist Dr....

Drake and J. Cole Working Together

Joseph Rodriguez, writer/reporter

April 18, 2019

Rappers, Drake and J. Cole are two of the most influential artists in the music industry. Both are currently in the top 50 for most Spotify streams and have a combined 11 studio albums. They are also regarded as some of the best rappers of all time. The two have worked on music before with one of their...

New Artist Billie Eilish Setting Records

Ashley Lozano, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Up and coming artist, Billie Eilish, is setting record sales after the release of her first album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? An Up and Coming New Artist The 17-year-old from Los Angeles began as a dancer but quit after an injury. Eilish began showing interest in music at the age 11 aft...

The Game of Thrones Season 8 Playlist on Spotify is Here

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Reporter

April 11, 2019

The final countdown to the last season of Game of Thrones featured on HBO is finally upon us! What better way to guess an outcome of the finale with the announcement of a music playlist. Titled, "Game of Thrones: The End is Coming," was put together by the two co-creators of the show and is a total of f...

Solange’s New Album ‘When I Get Home’ Gives The Vibes we Need for 2019

Solange’s New Album ‘When I Get Home’ Gives The Vibes we Need for 2019

Erika Suarez, Podcast Director

March 7, 2019

Solange Knowles was dropping hints about the album on the social media platform Black Planet, which was once the largest Black online community. Images and videos depicting the southern black life on the platform hinted that the R&B singer was about to release a new album. Now that it's finally ...

Anderson .Paak Reveals New Album ‘Ventura’ with Tour Details Feat. Mac Demarco, Thundercat & More

Anderson .Paak Reveals New Album ‘Ventura’ with Tour Details Feat. Mac Demarco, Thundercat & More

Erika Suarez, Podcast Director

March 5, 2019

Anderson. Paak aims to drop a new studio album titled, Ventura, as his fourth. The new album is set to release April 12 on Aftermath Entertainment along with a tour. The Best Teef In The Game Tour starts May 17 and will feature artists Earl Sweatshirt, Jessie Reyez, Mac Demarco, No Name, and Thun...

The New Jonas Brothers Single

Madelyn Gastelum, Social Media Director

March 4, 2019

Thursday, February 28th, the Jonas Brothers announced their new single that would be released at midnight EST that same evening. The single has now dropped and it is everything that you could ask for and more. The last time that the Jonas Brothers made headlines was 6 years ago. They announced that a ...

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