Soulful Obsession on “The Raj Mahal”

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Last March was an amazing month for local band, Soulful Obsession; they showcased their unique sound of rock/hip-hop/jazz and were crowned winners of SJSU’s Music Mayhem talent competition. After their successful week, the band was kind enough to drop by 90.5 KSJS’s studio for an amazing interview on “The Raj Mahal” — the band’s FIRST […]

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 […]

Annual Pancake Breakfast presented by the SJSU International House

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Today, the International House hosted their annual Pancake Breakfast event, where the students and community had the pleasure of watching several showcases of cultural live entertainment. Check out our photos from earlier this morning. SJSU Students clothed in traditional clothing.   KSJS members Raj, Asya and Trey Delicious Breakfast goodies We were quite pleased with […]

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 […]

StrongArm’s Cinequest Recommendations for March 6th-March 10th

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\What’s up everyone, Today I’m writing about film for ya’ll, contrary to my usual posts about Hip-Hop and Urban Department happenings. As many of you may know Cinequest Film Festival has been going on in Downtown San Jose from February 26th, and it ends this upcoming sunday on March 10th. I’m going to briefly mention […]

Raekwon Tops KSJS Urban Charts With the DJ Thoro Produced Cut, “86″ Featuring Altrina Renee.

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This week on KSJS’ Urban’s Top 40, veteran Wu-Tang emcee, Raekwon tops the charts. Note the tracks below are original versions, not radio edits, so caution is advised, as profanity is present. A little more on the Top 5 Tracks this week: Raekwon’s track “86″ has quickly become a listener favorite, and is one of […]

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The Menzingers, La Dispute, and Hot Water Music

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  Couldn’t make it to The Ace of Spades February 7th? We got you covered. Click on our link to read The Menzingers, La Dispute, and Hot Water Music Review.

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