Tag: words


December 21, 2017 words
This article from The Ringer goes into the power of the playlist in 2017, especially when compared to a weaker year of big name album releases: How the Playlist Finally Usurped the Album. I personally found more favorite albums in 2017 than 2016, but...
August 23, 2017 words
This article is a great read on using Hip Hop as a vehicle for teaching students about technology: Spitting Lines - How hip-hop is introducing children to coding and technology. It talks about classrooms in New York, Spotify and Tumblr sponsored...
October 25, 2015 words
This article by Matthew Daniels, the author/programmer behind "The Largest Vocabulary In Hop Hop", is an exciting look at the rise of coding in journalism: The Journalist Engineer. This is the direction I'm aiming, although I’m definitely more...
September 22, 2015 words
Originally published in Feburary 2013 for UCLA's Cultural Affairs Commission. Fresh off scoring a number 1 debut album last month, A$AP Rocky’s success seems to have happened overnight. His star studded single “F**kin’ Problems” (featuring guest...
September 21, 2015 words
Originally published in November 2011 for UCLA's Cultural Affairs Commission. A week from today, two of the most anticipated albums of the quarter are about to drop. However, if you’ve been paying attention to the music blogs or even your own...