Author: Gus Navarro

Gus is a producer and reporter covering arts, culture, sports and politics.

Gus got into journalism by covering the hip-hop scene in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit. Raised on public radio, Gus enjoys talking about the intersection of music, sports, politics and popular culture. Some of Gus’ favorite activities are cooking, spending time in Northern Michigan and taking road trips. A graduate of Michigan State University, he’s always ready to talk about Spartan basketball.

Detroit Musician Magestik Legend Talks New Album

Kyla L. Givens Detroit’s Magestik Legend has been immersed in hip hop for over twenty years. In that time, he’s performed internationally, released multiple projects as a part of the hip hop arts collective, The Black Opera, and taught kids how to make beats and express themselves through art.  Legend’s new album, All This Time,..

Detroit Rapper Chris Orrick Discusses New Album

Photo by Jeremy Deputat Detroit rapper Chris Orrick, formally known as Red Pill, has never shied away from making music that is deeply personal, honest, and critical. Portraits, Orrick’s third full length album released via indie front-runner Mello Music Group is full of sharp political criticism and vulnerable moments that demonstrate Orrick’s skill as a writer...