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Urban Department Hosting Locksmith & Rey Resurreccion Show This Friday At Agenda Lounge in Downtown San Jose

Urban dept show, hosted by Rowbot, Dreidel & The Barhemian

This friday, the urban department will host an amazing show at Agenda Lounge in Downtown San Jose. Just in time for the release of his album #TheGreenBox which drops on 5/7/13 on iamlock.com, Lock will perform in San Jose just 3 days after the release. Also performing at this show are San Jose’s very own […]

StrongArm’s Cinequest 2013 Wrap-Up (Includes Reviews, Awards & More)

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Cinequest 2013 was a special time of the year for me. 2013 marks my 4th year attending Cinequest avidly, and watching at least 10 films. I had previously been amazed by works such as 2012’s “Hungting Season” from Turkey, “Bel Borba Is here” from Brazil, “Must Come Down” from USA, 2011’s Midnight Son from USA, […]

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Nio Tha Gift’s “Do or Die” Hits #1 on KSJS Urban Top 40 (Full Chart)

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#1 Nio Tha Gift – Do or Die (prod. Ekzakt) Richmond, California’s very own, Nio Tha Gift, is no stranger to our urban format, as his previous track, “Chain Reaction” hit #1 as well as “The Rise” w/ Ekzakt, Equipto & Just Me. This week, “Do or Die” is #1, receiving the most spins from […]

THE UN Release Music Video, “Gravy Train, Biscuit Wheels” (URBAN)

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South Bay trio of emcees, Matty Slims, I-L Twice & Opski Chan, have teamed up to release an album, self-titled, “THE UN”. “Gravy Train, Biscuit Wheels” is produced by KSJS student, Stewie The Beast, while the video is shot/edited by SJSU/RTVF student, Matt Posada & his Filmblock Productions crew. The project was overseen by Arman […]

Another Cinequest Recommendation from StrongArm: The Citizen (Dir. Sam Kadi) & More

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Yesterday I wrote a blog entry, about 5 films I recommend people see. Those films (The Racket Boys, Dreamer, Detonator, Twenty Million People & One Day or Another) were some of the highlights of my viewings throughout March 5th. After attending the festival and seeing three more films yesterday on March 6th, I have some […]