Blue Scholars to kick off first sunset concert of the year

Shwayze came to Cal Poly this past school year as a sunset series act, and things got a little “shwa-cray-zye.” The first sunset series show of this school year will feature Blue Scholars and is looking to top that madness.

Shwayze to w(rap) up spring quarter with UU concert

Rapper Shwayze will get the University Union (UU) Plaza “Buzzin’” when he performs a free concert on Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Shwayze to perform free, end-of-the-year UU concert

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) spring “surprise” has sprung. California rapper Shwayze — best known for summer anthems “Buzzin'” and “Corona and Lime” — will perform at the final installment of this school year’s Concerts in the Plaza at Sunset series.

Columnist cheers and jeers Coachella lineup

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. In case you haven’t heard yet, the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival lineup was revealed Thursday night. My first impression was mixed. As expected, the festival organizers…

Student rapper to perform at SLO Brew

With just more than 24 hours before his first big performance in his hip-hop career, Malik Shahbal walked around campus with his headphones in, listening to his music and preparing for the stage. Shahbal, whose stage name is M Shah,…

Macklemore makes off with columnist’s approval of ‘The Heist’

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. Those of you who stay up-to-date with the hip-hop community may have been eagerly anticipating the Oct. 9 release of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ debut studio album, “The Heist”…

Local live hip-hop blowing up in SLO

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net On my gloomier days, I find myself wishing San Luis Obispo’s hip-hop scene were more like Minneapolis’. But on good days, such as this past Tuesday, I stop wishing and hit up a show by some of…

Tech N9ne takes over SLO Brew

Residents of San Luis Obispo get an early Halloween treat this Tuesday with the arrival of Tech N9ne at SLO Brewing Co. (SLO Brew) in downtown San Luis Obispo. Construction management senior Anton Fyodorov saw Tech N9ne in concert this summer…

Cal Poly student to perform at UU Hour

There have been 15 unassisted triple plays in major league baseball history, but civil engineering junior PJ Simas said he tries to turn one every day — though what he does is a bit different. The student, father and rapper…

Nas and Damian Marley — one of Avila’s ‘best concerts of the season’

The Sunday Nas and Damian Marley concert at the Avila Beach Golf Resort was a celebration of hip-hop, reggae and marijuana smoking.

Students choreograph dance for show at Spanos Theatre

Hip-hop, modern and ballet are just a few of the styles featured in the annual student-run spring dance concert held on May 27 and 28 in Spanos Theatre. Titled “Element,” the concert is choreographed and performed by students.