This episode of The Vibe, hosted by Nydja Hood, Giovanni Vasquez, and Tarieque Hairston, begins with a performance by Dare2Dance. Hadiyah Weaver takes a closer look at Temple’s poetry collective, Babel. Giovanni Vasquez hosts a rap battle between Imperial and Jack the Ripper. Kenny Cooper speaks with Philadelphia rapper Dice Raw about what he is currently working on. Natalia Garay, a member of Babel, performs. Nydja Hood gets insight on some hot topics in hip-hop from two executive board members of Temple’s student hip-hop organization, Eco Cohen and Musu Taylor. Temple senior and singer, Nahla Ward, performs.
Created by journalism student Nydja Hood, The Vibe is Temple University’s first hip-hop culture and music television show, which provides a platform to artists at Temple and beyond. On The Vibe, students discuss what is trending in popular culture, and rappers, poets, and singers are featured. Follow the Vibe on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.