@EL_Ch3z Hits #1 with “Man of My Word” , @eMCcrew & @LOrangemusic & @Ultraman7000 come in at #2 and #3


This week on our hip-hop charts Chuuwee, hailing from Sacramento, hits #1 once again on our top 40. The track “Man of my Word” is produced by Shae Money out of Denver, who produced the entire The Great Gatzby project for Chuuwee a couple years back. Check out the track below as Chuuwee sums up […]

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KSJS Could Bring You To Symbiosis Gathering 2015


  Festival season continues this summer with beautiful weather and incredible music. KSJS wants to give our listeners a special treat this season.   Symbiosis Gathering, a multifaceted lakeside music and arts event has announced the complete musical programming for its 10 year Re:Union, featuring world renowned electronic and live performers.   If this sounds like […]

@DaLocksmith Hits #1 AGAIN! with “10KONDRMS”


Bay area emcee Locksmith has been on fire this year. From hot Team Backpack cyphers, to a national tour with Zion I, Los Rakas, Kev Choice & more, to releasing his critically acclaimed Lofty Goals album. The album is what i like to describe as a culmination of the themes and styles of his previous two […]

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Alternativo to embrace EDM


Written by Ruben Casas Often times when one hears electronica its connotation leads one to think about EDM, raves, festivals, and artists like Calvin Harris, Dillion Francis, David Guetta, Skrillex, Major Lazer and Steve Aoki. That’s definitely true with me, until I begin to wonder if alternativo has any EDM en Español. Where does alternativo […]

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San Jose’s very own @ZiDouble408 Hits #1 on Urban Charts with “Moment” off #SimplyZiggy2


Another San Jose artist tops our charts with his standout track, “Moment” off his latest project Simply Ziggy 2. The young San Jose native has been releasing quality projects for a couple years now and his latest one has once again become a listener favorite. Check out Moment below:   1. Ziggy – Moment soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/204380650″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” […]

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KSJS Urban At Art of Rap Festival


  This past sunday (July 19th), the Urban crew was in attendance at the Art of Rap Festival at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Myself (StrongArm), DJ Berlyn, DJ Combsy, White-Tee, Dee-Tr3yn, DJ Zordon, Shiva Diva, DJ-Go-Get-Ahh, Youngster Joey, Ghoulboy Joo, Kydd Sasquatch, Jasmine (Social Media) and Patrick Pinata were all in attendance  for the day-long festival along with […]

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Prayers Grace San Jose with Cholo Goth


Photography and Story by Ruben Casas Thursday night at the Back Bar Sofa, an anxious crowd patiently awaits the arrival of music’s latest buzz- self-described Cholo goth duo from San Diego, Prayers. And as the duo graced the stage, both dressed in black- Dave Parley with his distinctive long hair and beard and Leafer Seyer […]

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@DaLocksmith Hits #1 on Urban Charts with “For Now” ft. @RebeccaTheVoice


Bay Area emcee Locksmith has been slaying our rotation ever since tracks like “Rare Form” and “Man Up” several years ago. He continued to do so as he collaborated with Ski Beatz on tracks like “Lock” and “Devil’s Lasso”, and with records like “The Pit”, “Take Me Away” off Labyrinth, “Be Free” and “Bear With Me” off The Green […]

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The New Music Scene in Alternativo (Latin Alternative)


Written by Ruben Casas If you grew up as a Latino Americano in the Bay Area (like yours truly), then your musical reference comes from either your parents or your friends. You probably grew up listening to artists like: Mana, Selena, Shakira, Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Café Tacvba, Molotov, Enanitos Verdes, y en entre otros mas. […]

@El_Ch3z @Sahtyre @STSpittin @Yates_Westacy & More Get Ready to Set off KSJS Urban’s First Showcase

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We are very proud to present our first KSJS Urban music showcase on July 10th at Back Bar (SoFa District) in San Jose.  The show features Chuuwee, Sahtyre, ST Spittin as headliners as well as San Jose’s very own Yates celebrating the release of his debut project, Good Intent. The line-up also features talented artists Rexx Life Raj […]

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