Tag Archives: hip hop

Day N Night Fest at The Observatory
Day N Night returns for second year headlined by Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper and Travis Scott

Day N Night Music Festival Makes Sophomore Return with 3 Days and New Location at Angel Stadium Day N Night festival makes its return for a second year in a row! This year the heavily hip hop and rap represented music festival will take place at the Angel Stadium in Orange County across three days […]

Tory Lanez at The Forum by Andrew Gomez
Future gets The Forum lit with A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, Migos and surprise guest Drake

This past Friday fans piled into The Forum earlier than usual to witness Future’s Nobody Safe Tour. Future treated his fans with big name openers such as A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, and Atlanta’s very own Migos. The first big opener A$AP Ferg took that stage and immediately jumped into the crowd and performed his entire […]

Nadia Rose
Nadia Rose schedules Los Angeles show date at The Echo

UK rapper Nadia Rose is making her way to Los Angeles for a headline performance at The Echo on July 25. With confident and slick rhymes, Rose is sure to make some new fans in Los Angeles. The 23-year-from South London has already been making quite the buzz in the UK with her no-fucks-given lyrics […]

Shabazz Palaces
Stream Shabazz Palaces’ new song “Shine A Light” — LA Date at The Regent

Shabazz Palaces are back at it with a lovely new song titled “Shine A Light.” Fused with old school melodies and that signature psychedelic-super-galactic Shabazz sound, the track features the velvety vocals of Thaddillac. The duo made up of Ishmael Butler and Tendai Maraire will be dropping their new album Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star on July 14 via Subpop Records. […]

Are Our Gods Best? Ruminating on Emay’s New LP, Ilah

Often we treat records as developments to an artist’s career or a response to their previous work. It’s become a game of would-you-rather: Contra or Vampire Weekend? Visions or Art Angels? We expect each new release to explain who they are as succinctly as the last. With Emay’s newest album Ilah, now is the time to […]

Vince Staples at Observatory Santa Ana -- Photo by Andrew Gomez
Vince Staples roars through stunning performance at Observatory Santa Ana

Long Beach rapper Vince Staples brought the Life Aquatic Tour to the Observatory in Santa Ana and dished out an energetic and visually stunning set. At 10pm sharp after a theatrical and bizarre performance from Kilo Kish the house lights dimmed and all eyes were on a giant panoramic split screen backdrop lit up with […]

Little Simz
Hot Show Alert: Win Tickets to Little Simz at The Echoplex

From North London arrives Little Simz, making her Echoplex debut on Monday, March 20. The 22-year old independent hip-hop artist just released her sophomore album Stillness In Wonderland and is ready to drop her slick rhymes and beats in Los Angeles. Don’t miss this powerful wordsmith take the stage at the Echoplex. This is one […]

Travis Scott New Year's Eve at Observatory1
Travis Scott Purges the Angst of 2016 at the Observatory on New Year’s Eve

2016 has been… demoralizing. Reviewing the reasons why would be redundant, and quite frankly, triggering. We just want to forget. We just want to hide. But like all times of national despair in history, we can at least count on the musicians of the world to stand by us. Frank Ocean came back. System of […]

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Living Legends bust out all the goods at 10th annual How The Grouch Stole Christmas featuring Evidence and more at The Novo

The Grouch had something extra special this year for the 10th annual ‘How The Grouch Stole Christmas’ tour. The headliners this year were none other than, the Living Legends with all eight original members performing backed by DJ Fresh. Opening for them was the Grand Tapestry and Los Angeles’ very own, Evidence from Dilated People’s. […]

Pusha T at Belasco Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days In LA
Pusha T gets the night wild at Belasco for Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA

For it’s 16th night of its 30 Days In LA, Red Bull Sound Select brought out G.O.O.D. Music’s very own Pusha T to headline the beautiful Belsaco Theater. The night started off with two talented artists, Tunji Ige from Pennsylvania, and local artist Boogie, from Compton. Both openers brought the proper energetic performance that the […]

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