I said uh hip hop, uh hip hip hop, something else hippity hop hop, annnddd I am not the person to be writing this. This week, the Arlene Francis Center presents “What’s Good? A History of Hip-Hop,”
a storytelling of hip-hop history through turntable sets by DJs Noah D, Brycon, Fossil, Mr. Element, Shifty Shey, Max Wordlow and DJ Big John Stud. The night begins with the DJ-led history of hip-hop, then moves to a celebration of the Summer Solstice—and ends with a scratch showcase by DJ Lazyboy, Brycon with an original beat set, live vocals by hosts Pure Powers and Spends Quality and guest MCs and DJs. Up jump the boogie on Thursday, June 20, at the Arlene Francis Center. 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. $5. 6pm. 707.528.3009.