Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Destroy Lonely at his show in Anaheim at the House of Blues. He was listed by some RHC students on their top five list of rappers.

Students Speak on Their Top Five Rappers

Written by Christopher Araujo, Staff
Apr 24, 2023

The rap genre has been the most popular genre for decades now as the sound and flow continues to change. Rap from the 90’s sounds completely different...

Drake and J. Cole Working Together

Written by Joseph Rodriguez, writer/reporter
Apr 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...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Dead at 33

Written by David Ibarra, Reporter
Apr 1, 2019

Hip Hop artist and social activist Ermias Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle, died Sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles, Calif. after being shot six times....

J Cole’s New Album “K.O.D.” Addresses This Generation’s Drug-Addled Capitalist Society

Written by Autumn Lewis, Reporter
May 2, 2018

This past Friday, J Cole dropped his fifth studio album "K.O.D." He posted on Twitter a couple days before K.O.D.'s release, stating the words behind...

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

Written by Autumn Lewis, Reporter
Feb 26, 2018

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...

Rapper XXXTentacion Announces The Revenge Tour

Written by Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017

Infamous for serving a jail sentence for aggravated battery and home invasion, underground rapper has enjoyed the riches of success while behind bars....

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar Album Review

Written by Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017

Kendrick Lamar is arguably one of the best rap artists in the industry today and he cemented his status as one of the best rappers in history after his...

Future brings his album “Future” to life

Written by Cassidy Campos, Staff Writer
Mar 8, 2017

Atlanta’s trap artist, Future, has finally released his self-titled album. The project was originally announced to be released earlier last week, but...

Kendrick Lamar releases ‘untitled unmastered.’, a collection of demos

Written by Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
Mar 12, 2016

Pimp pimp!... Hooray! Three months into 2016 and hip-hop fans already have a new Kendrick Lamar record to listen to. Sort of. The Compton native...

GoldLink triumphs on his debut release, ‘And After That, We Didn’t Talk’

Written by Ryan Guerrero, Arts & Entertainment Editor
Nov 16, 2015

After a string of popular tracks on Soundcloud within the past two years, a well-received mixtape in 2014, and a spot on the 2015 XXL Freshmen list; Washington...

Know the Zip

Written by Elder Hinojosa, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2015

Review Rating: A- The first dog is finally off the leash again. The first member of Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) Jay Rock has finally dropped...

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