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.

You Don’t Want to Miss This

  90.5FM KSJS, OPEN UNIVERSITY & DUBCNN.COM PRESENT…   “CALIFORNIA DOPE” LIVE CONCERT FEATURING: – NIO THA GIFT (RICHMOND, CA) -SAHTYRE (LOS ANGELES, CA) – C PLUS (SACRAMENTO, CA)   ALSO PERFORMING: – WILLIE JOE (VALLEJO, CA) – VERBS & L!STED (LOS ANGELES, CA) – CHASE MOORE ( SACRAMENTO, CA) – REVOLUTION OF THE MIND […]

KSJS turns 50 next Monday

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  On February 11th, KSJS is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Click here to read our feature story on Metroactive!    

Rey Resurreccion’s “Chasin Dreams” #1 on KSJS Urban Top 40

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This week Rey Resurreccion celebrated his birthday, but also had the #1 Urban track on 90.5FM KSJS. Rey had previously held this position on the charts with tracks such as “Be Easy” , “Saturday”, “Fly Away”, “Hometown” & “Spaceships”. He has easily become one of the most consistent emcees in independent hip-hop. Not only personifying […]

Spring 2013 First Meeting

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Last Tuesday marked the first KSJS meeting of Spring 2013. Hal Todd Theatre was filled with many returning members, as well as several new faces—faces of the next KSJS generation. Program Director Vicente Heredia and General Manager Nick Martinez opened the meeting, introducing the various departments and the directors who manage them. Are you a San […]

Locksmith Releases “Be Free” Music Video, Directed/Produced by KSJS Members

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Renown Bay Area lyricist, Locksmith, earned his stripes battling on MTV in a competition during the Carson Daly hosted, TRL era, when they used actually play music videos on the channel. Lock went on to have a successful career with his group, The Frontline, under the mentorship of legendary Bay Area producer, E-A-Ski. Fast forward […]

Join the KSJS team!

Love music? Have an interest in Sports Broadcasting? Ever wanted to hear your voice on the radio? 90.5 KSJS is looking for the next generation of members for Spring 2013. Whether you have an interest in learning about radio promotions, becoming an on air DJ, or joining one of our five music departments, San Jose State […]

StrongArm’s Top 50 Hip-Hop Songs of 2012

  I took too long posting these, so i figured ill just list the top 50…. and post the links where u can listen to top 10… peep below   ***NOTE THESE ARE REGULAR VERSIONS OF SONGS, SO IF PROFANITY AND VULGAR SUBJECTS OFFEND YOU, PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON ANY OF THE YOUTUBE LINKS, […]