Eric Arnold

Contributing Editor, 'That's My Word'

Eric Arnold has covered hip-hop locally and nationally for over 30 years. Formerly the managing editor of 4080 and columnist for The Source, he chronicled hyphy’s rise and fall, co-curated the Oakland Museum of California’s first hip-hop exhibit in 2018 and won a 2022 Northern California Emmy Award for a mini-documentary on Oakland’s Boogaloo dance culture. He is a contributing editor for That’s My Word, KQED's series on the history of Bay Area hip-hop.