Top 10 Hip-Hop Boom Bap Era Producers
May25

Top 10 Hip-Hop Boom Bap Era Producers

The Boom Bap Era of the mid-1980s to early1990s is widely known as the Golden Age of Hip Hop, where many iconic artists like Tupac, Notorious B.I.G and Dr. Dre originated from. Its hard-hitting looped snare and kick drum beats layered over soul and jazzy samples gave hip hop a simplistic but accessible sound. The success and legacy of this era have a large part to do with the production of legendary producers who cemented Boom Bap as...

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Syd Silvair: The Guidance of Tarot
May20

Syd Silvair: The Guidance of Tarot

Photo by Syd SilvairSyd Silvair captures the essence of tarrot through her music. A young, driven singer emerges from the streets of New York City with a lush, delicate sound that graces the airways of the music industry. Syd Silvair has arrived with her debut single, “Obsidian,” off of her upcoming EP. The single was released on October 25, 2019, after she recently signed to Kobalt music, marking the start of her professional career....

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Obsidian By Syd Silvair: Tranquil
May15

Obsidian By Syd Silvair: Tranquil

Silvair has a ton of talent Syd Silvair’s first single, “Obsidian”, off of her upcoming EP was released on October 25, she captures a dreamy sound that has you drifting away into a state of tranquility.  Obsidian opens with a serene harmonizing synth progression that disarms your emotions. It taps into the suppressed fears and anxiety tucked away in your subconscious, it pulls them into the forefront as the songs build up the...

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What are KCC Students Watching?
May12

What are KCC Students Watching?

With dozens of streaming platforms at our fingertips nowadays, there are a plethora of television shows to choose from that range across hundreds of genres. KBCC students across campus spoke about the shows that left an impression on them. Their experience with each program varies from pure entertainment to a profound connection with the writing. What is your favorite Netflix show and why? Photo by Saul De LeonBrian Augustin, 18 “I...

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President Schrader: Glass Half Full
May10

President Schrader: Glass Half Full

Since the coronavirus began to rapidly spread worldwide, it became evident that certain measures would have to be taken to help contain the spread. These measures included the transition to distance learning, which many people have mixed feelings about. While some are dreading every moment of quarantine, others are looking for the silver-lining. Photo by KCC Communications and Marketing President Claudia Schrader reassures students...

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