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Damian Marley
Damian Marley sizzles at sold-out Roxy gig — the Marley legacy is strong

Damian Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a. “Junior Gong,” son of reggae legend Bob Marley lit up The Roxy theatre with fire from new songs as well as classics. The crowd was fiercely holding on to their spots to catch some of the energy that was about to ensue. They said it would be an intimate show, however the […]

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Orishas
Orishas Set the Regent on Fire with Packed Reunion Show Full of Fans and Artists, Usher Spotted Grooving in the Crowd

The Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles has had a series of top notch shows all summer long. The wave continued this past weekend with a roster of hot numbers lined up for Cuban hip hop pioneers Orishas, reunited after seven years. The venue was packed from the jump with an audience eager to get down to […]

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Digable Planets
Digable Planets Drop 90s Hip Hop Sheen at The Regent

When a prolific band from the past springs back from their heyday with a reunion show, it’s hard to know what to expect. Will they sound the same? How will the energy be? Expectations are set high, and fans are hopeful, but sometimes comebacks can be a disappointment; that was not the case on Monday […]

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Protoje and The Indiggnation drop the irie at Twilight Concerts at Santa Monica Pier

Despite the Horrific Vehicle and Foot Traffic, Protoje and The Indiggnation were Good Vibes All Around For this year’s editions of the Twilight Concert series, the organizers went HUGE turning the Santa Monica Pier into a summer time festival on Thursdays; bigger than ever before. The increased access with the train plus, the influx of people during […]

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Photos: Sleepless brings hip hop and break dancing to the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall

Once again, The Music Center has surprised Los Angeles with “Sleepless,” an experience  to submerge yourself in visuals, music and art. On this past weekend’s occasion, they brought the party to the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles with a special hip hop edition. The walls became screens for projection of visuals ranging from displays […]

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toots and the maytals fonda theatre
Toots and the Maytals return to LA and light up Fonda Theatre with that sweet irie energy

With summertime vibes at a high, along with a heatwave falling into place, the music in the air got us felling all sorts of Irie. This past Friday, the Fonda Theatre had a packed house welcoming ska and reggae legends Toots and the Maytals. With more than 60 years to their name, their music has […]

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Sofi Tukker
Hot Band Alert: New York’s Sofi Tukker gives LA a dose of their dazzling bombast at Lyric Theatre

It was my first time at the Lyric Theatre, a venue in mid city that is shining through with its current music selections gracing the evenings. Last week, KCRW featured a night with New York-based indie electro-dance duo Sofi Tukker, with opening performance by Kauf. The place was at capacity from the jump off which made […]

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Woolf and the Wondershow
Up-and-coming LA duo, Woolf and the Wondershow leave lasting impression at HNYPT

The city of Angels has a bevy of unique spaces to display music. Some are underground, some are very well-known and some are even kept secret with passwords that will grant you access. Last week we had the chance to explore a live performance by Woolf and the Wondershow at the downtown LA art space known as […]

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Monsieur Perine turn a boring Monday into a thrilling Saturday night at The Echo

Mondays are always a tough in general. The weekend has ended and for most people, they have to go back to their dreaded work day and endure another five day of pencil-pushing. Major props to those nightlife adventurers that see no barriers regardless if it’s a Monday or not. Last Monday, The Echo welcomed Colombian gypsy […]

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Mbongwana Star
Mbongwana Star brings vibrant sounds of the Congo to The Roxy

The sounds of Congo and Los Angeles came together this past Saturday night in none other than the famed Sunset Strip in Hollywood. With a day that was already hot, the evening transitioned to a night illuminating with perpetual warm vibes. The Roxy became a venue full of brilliant colors and feel-good ambiance. Los Angeles […]

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Calentura
Calentura shakes things up at the Roxy with Buraka Som Sistema and Alo Wala

It’s not even summer yet and the shows coming to Los Angeles keep getting hotter. Calentura, a global booty bass party crew from Los Angeles representing the new generation of dance music from the legendary Fania Records, hosted a most memorable night at The Roxy. Leaving behind all judgements and inhibitions, the crowd gyrated and shook their […]

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Slum Village Pay Tribute to Hip Hop’s Dearly Departed at the Regent Theater

The world woke up with heavy hearts to the news of the death of rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, who greatly influenced hip hop history. Detroit hip hop duo Slum Village honored Phife Dawg’s legacy during their performance at The Regent Theater on Wednesday, a much anticipated stop […]

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A-WA
Israeli sister trio, A-WA sparkle and spellbind at The Echo

A-WA This past Wednesday, things kicked off early at The Echo with a an anxious room that was packed well before before 8PM. The crowd was excited for what was about to ensue. A-WA, the band of Israeli sisters known as Tair, Liron and Tagel, were about to make their Los Angeles debut. The unique trio have […]

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Beats Antique
Lettuce and Beats Antique deliver multi sensorial experience with two vidid performances at Club Nokia

Beats Antique With two powerful performances last Friday night, Club Nokia was submerged in mystical soul infused world that casted funky spells on the audience. Boston’s funk jam collective Lettuce occupied the space with vigorous brass and heavy solos displaying illustrious funk that could have kept us going for days. With hip hop inspired beats blended […]

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