Tag Archives: hip hop

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M.I.A. brings house down with shimmering performance at Shrine Auditorium

Last night night, London’s M.I.A. brought the house down at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, overcoming the venue’s notoriously bad acoustics as she had the crowd moving their feet from the first moment. Words: Mark E. Ortega Photography: Farah Sosa The crowd started a chant of “M.I.A.! M.I.A.!” as they waited patiently. Finally, the […]

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Shabazz Palaces to headline the Roxy

Seattle’s psychedelic purveyors of hip hop, Shabazz Palaces are back in Los Angeles with a headlining performance scheduled at the Roxy on Wednesday Jul 30. Led by Ishmael Butler aka ‘Palaceer Lazaro’ (once ‘Butterfly’ of jazz-rap group Digable Planets) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai ‘Baba’ Maraire, son of Mbira master Dumisani Maraire — Shabazz Palaces deliver an […]

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Budweiser Made In America Los Angeles reveals 2014 lineup

UPDATED JULY 16: Kanye West and Iggy Azalea have been added to the Los Angeles Made In America lineup! Now if only they’d add Spoon! Budweiser Made In America has revealed their 2014 Los Angeles festival lineup and will feature Kendrick Lamar, Rise Against, Weezer, Metric, Cypress Hill, Dr. Dog, ZZ Ward, Dj Mustard, and many more […]

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Beardyman brings his beatboxing to the Roxy this August

Musical inventor, Beardyman is bringing his stunning performance to the Roxy on Tuesday Aug 5. Recognized worldwide for his insane beatboxing skills, the London musician has mad skills flowing from his mouth. You wouldn’t believe the noises are all him and not some robot living deep inside his bowels. As you can imagine (and as […]

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Hot vs Not: Sweatin’ the Wu

This guy must be the chosen one. Only a true Wu-Tang warrior can sweat the sign of the Wu in true Wu-Tang / Shaolin Style. Kind of gross, but kind of rad.

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Outkast to headline BET Experience at STAPLES Center

Outkast will headline the STAPLES Center on Saturday, June 28th as part of the 2nd Annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE. After delivering a promising weekend two performance at Coachella (after weekend one’s disappointment), Outkast have now added another tour date to their already existing festival tour. Celebrating their 20-year anniversary, and coming off of […]

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Win tickets to Bambu with Rocky Rivera at the Echoplex

This Saturday, the infamous L.A. hip hop artist, Bambu returns to the Echoplex for another expected sold-out performance. Get ready for a potent force of beats, rhymes and noise, as Bambu rolls in with a fierce set of supporting performers: Rocky Rivera, Kixxie Siete, Double Dosage, Remgee, and Rozo Regal X Galliroc. To put it bluntly, […]

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35 Best Los Angeles Concerts you need to attend this April

Watch out L.A., the month of April is going to be packed with some of the best concerts you will see this year. Although there are too many epic shows to list, we’ve narrowed it down to to the 35 best Los Angeles concerts you need to attend this April. It’s Coachella month! So naturally, […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – March 24-30, 2014

The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities are all here on Grimy Goods’ custom show list. This week have some amazing FREE shows with No Age, The Audacity, James Supercave, and more. Also, Neil Young kicks off his Dolby Theatre string of shows, while Rocket From the Crypt hit the […]

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SXSW Fashion Photos: Partying it up in style to some amazing tunes

Every year we deliver the best SXSW fashion and style photos for you to oogle at in awe (or shock). From hipsters to goths, hip hop heads and more — our photographers shoot the best style portraits depicting the vibrant scene at SXSW. We even get a lot of behind-the-scenes and backstage photos of some […]

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