The Advocate

Female artists strive to redefine global art form

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018

In the late 1970s, hip-hop music emerged from the projects of New York City to give voice to the voiceless and eloquently express the day-to-day experiences of people struggling to break the chains of oppression. With a mainline conn...

Dance groups highlight variety of styles

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2017

Tango, hip-hop, jazz, ballet, reggaeton and more were on display for “Dance Jam 2017,” showcasing the talents of local dancers. “Dance Jam” nearly filled every seat in the John and Jean and Knox Center for the Performin...

Music industry manipulates artists with money, fame myth

By Anthony Kinney, Advocate Staff

December 7, 2016

In our continuously troubling times of social and economic inequality, racial discrimination and police brutality, modern-day rappers and entertainers willingly turn a blind eye to the issues facing American society as they conti...

Album blends hip-hop, sci-fi

Album blends hip-hop, sci-fi

September 28, 2016

The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.