shidaniel

shidaniel

Hello world! I am a member of Troy High School class of 2020. I am a huge hip-hop enthusiast and I love making hip-hop instrumentals. I have a knack for music production technology as well as computer science, and I hope to share my thoughts and perspectives to the LA Times HS Insider platform. Check out my Youtube profile below!
A new musical step: switching up genres

A new musical step: switching up genres

Every individual has his or her own special bubble that people often like to dub “their comfort zone.” For me, my comfort zone lay in my love for hip-hop production, as I would often find myself rolling out up to five or six rap beats per day. But there came a point...

How music shaped my persona

How music shaped my persona

Ever since I was a child, I fell in love with music. The endless songs and tunes one could sway to simply amazed me. You would always see me with earbuds on, knowing that I was immersing myself in notes and cadences. I was open to all kinds of genres of music, but the...

Genetic editing and ethics

Genetic editing and ethics

The industry of medicine has taken huge strides since modern antibiotics were introduced in the early 20th century. We have all but eradicated diseases that have once plagued countless populations, such as measles and smallpox. Today, the latest breakthrough in...

Opinion: Virtual Reality offers vast potential for education

Opinion: Virtual Reality offers vast potential for education

As of now, Virtual Reality is the new frontier in the video game industry. However, its capabilities can be extended to offer a larger impact through education. When Microsoft Powerpoint was first released, it changed our entire approach to multimedia education. Now,...