Sunday, September 22nd 2019

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles Take Campbell Hall to Church

Anthony Han The small area in front of Campbell Hall buzzed last Wednesday with a small but enthusiastic group of both students and local residents...

Niall Horan Confidently Continues in One (Artistic) Direction with Solo Album

Mia Pollini When Niall Horan was in One Direction, he fulfilled the role of the sweet and reliable Irish boy-next-door with a voice and heart...

UCSB’s Extravaganza 2017 Lineup

Stephani Anderson On Wednesday, May 10, UCSB’s Associated Students Program Board officially announced that Schoolboy Q, Tinashe, and GRiZ will be the main artists for...

Blu & Exile Slightly Disappoints with “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens”

Sheila Tran In the midst of a constantly evolving hip-hop scene driven by eccentricity, irony, and genre-bending innovation, “old school” hip-hop seems almost foreign and...

Lil Uzi Vert Defines Emo Hip-Hop with “Luv is Rage 2”

Spencer Wu Copy Editor Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert wears colorful braids, designer garments, and a septum nose piercing. Based off his appearance, you’d expect the...

Khalid Hub Show Canceled Due to Unforeseen Circumstances

Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor Tickets going for over $50 on Free & For Sale. Lines wrapping around the ticket offices on campus. The social media...

Kendrick Lamar Can’t Escape Compton

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor Kendrick Lamar is the greatest storyteller rap has ever seen. Good Kid M.A.A.D. City’s cinematic coming-of-age story of his childhood in Compton...

What a Time to Be Alive for a Surprise Drake and Future Release

Nicole Johal Image Courtesy of OVO Sound On Sept. 20, 2015, the unexpected happened: Drake released another unannounced mixtape. Earlier this year, Drake released If You’re...

Byron Hurt’s ‘Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes’ Unapologetically Dissects Hip-Hop Culture

Marissa Martin In conjunction with Pollock Theater, University of California, Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center concluded its Social Issues in Modern Cinema series on April...

Upcoming Performance Will “Bathe” Santa Barbara in Electronic Beats

Katie McClain Get ready to get “bathed” with electronic beats and self-discovery at an upcoming show this weekend in downtown Santa Barbara. We the Beat,...