On this edition of The Vibe, the creative spotlight shines on Justus Rivera, aka PluggedInGil, the young and talented violinist who has performed on Ellen. Rappers Logz, Jay ODN, and Yung Kash Capre freestyle. Correspondent Josh Cotterell speaks with Tynecia Wilson about her student group, Organization of Afro-Latinas. In Poppin’ Topics, Sydney Umezurike asks Vince Lacey and Julien Carroll of WHIP Radio about hip hop’s impact on media and culture, the difference between influence and appropriation, and the future of hip hop. Plus, ItzWonderfull performs and smashes a pineapple on host Gio Vasquez’s head.
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.