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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Realizations During COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has reached the United States people have been panicked and cautious when they step out of their homes. Citizens in Florida and South Carolina were asked their opinion about the current state of the country based on what they’ve seen so far. What is something you’ve realized during this COVID-19 pandemic? Photo by Catherine VladimirovRachel, Airbnb Host “People tend to panic more than just think out the...

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Video Games: Just Fun, or Violence Inspiring?

Photo by Elleisha RichinsStudent’s thoughts on video games are polarizing Are video games responsible for mass shootings? Scepter asks CUNY and other NYC academic faculty, as well as students to find out.  “I feel like what is depicted in video games is very much realistic at this point and it’s a way of bringing out aggression in a nonholistic way. I think what they use in video games is what they use in real life, so yes...

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What Do You Know About KCC Art Journal?
May17

What Do You Know About KCC Art Journal?

If you are looking for a way to show everyone what you’re capable of or are tired of routine and want to do something creative, then it’s time for you to check out Antheon. A place for anyone who is interested in art or writing. Photo by Violetta BrinAntheon covers through the years. Antheon is Kingsborough’s Art-Journal. It isn’t just a typical art book, but a journal founded to publish students’ best pieces of art and literature,...

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Earthadelik by Silvermouse: Otherworldly EDM
May16

Earthadelik by Silvermouse: Otherworldly EDM

Earthadelik’s tunes are fresh ones A person’s soul can be seen through their taste in music, with all the genres that exist you get a deeper dive to see what the rhythm is about. Silvermouse presents it very differently in his Earthadelik album through the combination of unlikely sounds to create something new, different and unique.  Silvermouse represents what electronic music is about through his newest album in a form of...

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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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