The State Hornet

Hip-hop and rap genre: a cultural revolution

Daniel Magalit

October 9, 2014

Hip-hop and rap today is not the same as yesteryear’s. The differences in hip-hop today and hip-hop then, is most discernible in lyrical content, the production of sounds and possibly in the lack of understanding of the culture and its history.Hip-hop and its five elements are prominent in today’s m...

Music and moods

Daniel Magalit

October 1, 2014

Music has been known to evoke emotion in people, but can it also alter one’s mood? Sacramento State students and staff may have the answer and an explanation.“Yes, songs can definitely change moods, I like to listen to Nujabes (a Japanese hip-hop DJ and producer) to relax and Anthrax (an American...