Tag Archives: hip hop

BRICK! delivers another feel-good jam with “Thursday” feat. KYLE and Guapdad 4000

Los Angeles newcomer and self-evident tastemaker BRICK! has shared his third single, and good god-damn is it a jam. “Thursday!” (feat. Guapdad 4000 and KYLE) with its elastic bounce, the beat jumps at the world’s collective itchiness to get back to partying — and if ever there was an anthem for the urge it’s BRICK!’s […]

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Kid Cudi
The Smoker’s Club Fest arrives with Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky, Rico Nasty, Earl Sweatshirt and more

Announcing yet another impressive music festival, Live Nation has announced the arrival of The Smoker’s Club Fest taking place Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Glen Helen Amphitheater. A music festival made for hip hop and cannabis lovers alike, the music festival celebrates the normality of cannabis culture. The Smoker’s Club Fest is set to […]

Hot Artist Alert Featuring Akajou
Hot Artist Alert Featuring Akajou — Watch new video for single “Dead Ends”

For Los Angeles based artist Akajou, writing music is a narrative feat where lyrics serve as the road map for existential, moral and self exploration. It’s a space where the young artist can make sense of the world, make sense of himself and where he can understand how the two intersect. Through his expressive music, […]

Snow Tha Product
Snow Tha Product takes a joy-ride in a party bus with Jon Z on “Que Le Gusta El Flow”

Snow Tha Product has teamed up with fellow rapper Jon Z on her new track “Que Le Gusta El Flow” an explosive, Spanish spit-fire anthem. The new song also comes with a video directed by Futuro Clasico, which sees Snow and Jon going wild on a party bus as it drives through the streets somewhere […]

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Oliver Rodley Teams Up with Akil the MC of Jurassic 5 to Produce an Uplifting New Single “The Top”

Los Angeles lo-fi producer Oliver Rodley teams up with Jurassic 5’s Akil the MC to release an uplifting, old school style hip hop/rap song, “The Top.” Packed with boom bap rhythms and a positive message, the song disperses knowledge and encouragement to anyone working toward something they believe in or working to making their world […]

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Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic” — Catch her live at Rolling Loud CA

If anything was a cultural reset in the past three years, it was Rico Nasty’s “Smack a Bitch.” The iconic single and its remix appear on Rico’s debut album Nightmare Vacation, which was released only last year. The punk-rap star from the DMV has wasted no time with new material—her forthcoming mixtape Rx will include […]

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lovers and friends music festival
Lovers & Friends adds second festival date! Sign up for presale access!

Good lawd, Lovers & Friends comin’ in hot! Real hot! So hot that the throwback festival had to add a second date! Lovers & Friends’ first date on Saturday, May 14 sold-out within one hour! But don’t you worry, 90s r&b and hip hop fans — Lovers & Friends is coming at ya for a […]

lovers and friends music festival
Lovers & Friends music festival comes to Las Vegas featuring Lauryn Hill, Usher, TLC, Timbaland, Lil Kim and more

Gushing with all those 90s r&b and hip hop vibes comes Lovers & Friends music festival! Presented by Live Nation, Snoop Dog and Bobby Dee — Lovers & Friends will take place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds Saturday, May 14, 2022.T Clearly, the ultimate throwback music festival, Lovers & Friends will have you “chasing […]

Hot Artist Alert: jermtown shares introspective new Room Talk EP

Los Angeles-based by way of Ferndale, Michigan — rapper jermtown has returned with another stellar EP this time in the form of the deeply introspective Room Talk. The five-song EP takes listeners into the depths of Jeremy Turner‘s world — one that’s soundtracked by his bouncily off-kilter beats and his cheery, ambling flow. But the […]

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Cautious Clay announces tour with Los Angeles show at Fonda Theatre

Known for that soft croon, paired with lush songwriting, Cautious Clay is bringing all the smooth vibes to Los Angeles for a headline concert date at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Cautious Clay will perform at the Fonda on Friday, March 4, 2022. Tickets are priced at $30 and the show is all-ages. Tickets to […]

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The Boom Bap Kids Bring Back 90s Hip Hop and Rap Via Dope Vinyl Spinning Puppets and a Diverse Line Up of DJs and Artists

The whimsical and poignant group, Boom Bap Kids bring the golden age of Rap and Hip Hop to an alternative puppet universe to unpack it, celebrate it and of course, hype up current day DJs and artists. Last year when the pandemic first struck the United States, many people’s lives came to a hault. From […]

Hot Artist Alert: BRICK!’s new single “The Start” captures a longing to go back to where it all began

24-year old artist, producer and DJ, BRICK!, unleashes his debut single “The Start”. The colorful hip-hop treat stuns with laid-back beats and raw passionate vocals. His smooth tone soars with a uniquely organic quality, singing of the excitement felt when starting something new. Many of us relate to yearning for that wondrous feeling that comes […]

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Little Simz
Little Simz shares a stunning new video for her anthemic rallying cry of a single “Introvert”

Little Simz has revealed the lead single “Introvert” from her upcoming album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert in the form of a sprawling and enthralling video directed by Salomon Ligthelm of PRETTYBIRD. An anthem, defiant rallying cry, and a raw evocation of what it means to be a black woman living in the cross-hairs of […]