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SXSW Fashion: Part Three

SXSW Music kicks off this week, and while most people attend the annual conference and music festival for the music, there are a lot who just go for the booze, babes and bones. These people are usually dressed to impress and not for function. Well, you can definitely dress up your SXSW fashion with comfort […]

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5 Underground Hip Hop Acts You Need to See at SXSW 2014

This year’s SXSW festival is turning out to be a real treat for hip hop fans, from hipster-rap buffs to old school aficionados. The roster is a fun mix of new and old hip hop, and as an east coast transplant, I couldn’t be more excited over the additions of New York heavy weights Mobb Deep, […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar – March 3-9, 2014

It’s the week before SXSW, and concerts in Los Angeles are pretty good (but not the best), but there are some gems happening; especially a lot of local Los Angeles bands performing at some small venues before they head out to SXSW. You can find the best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and […]

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Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: An Interview with Peanut Butter Wolf

by Jane Dubz Heads up, Los Angeles. You’re in for a treat. This month, the people over at Los Angeles-based indie hip hop label, Stones Throw Records, will be showcasing their feature-length documentary titled Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton. Packed with archival footage, rarely seen video, and interviews with Stones Throw artists, friends, and the […]

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Die Antwoord to headline the Fonda Theatre this May

Just when you were asking yourself, when are those weird and freaky lookin’ rap creatures known as Die Antwoord coming back to Los Angeles, you get the answer to exactly what you were pondering. South Africa’s Die Antwoord will headline the Fonda Theatre on Thursday, May 29th as part of the first leg of their […]

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The infamous Bay area rapper, E-40 to perform at the Troubadour

The infamous Bay area rapper, E-40 will headline the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Saturday, April 26th. With 20 studio albums under his belt, and slew of collaborations with artists such as Juicy J, Danny Brown, Tygya, Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and the list goes on — E-40 has made quite the rap […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar – Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014

A lot of bands in Los Angeles as they gear up for their shows at SXSW! You can find the best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities on Grimy Goods’ custom show list. While keeping it selective, we’ve handpicked shows from all genres to satisfy your musical palette. The show […]

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A$AP Ferg and Flatbush Zombies schedule a local Coachella show at the Glass house

Now this is going to be one dope hip hop show you will not want to miss. A$AP Ferg and Flatbush Zombies are set to headline the Glass House on Thursday, April 17th. Both artists / groups will be performing at both weekends of Coachella. We last caught he Harlem rapping artist, A$AP Ferg again […]

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Expect a fierce hip hop show when Bambu and Rocky Rivera hit the Echoplex this April

Every Bambu show that has been thrown at the Echo / Echoplex has basically gone off and was definitely sold-out. Expect the same potent force of beats and rhymes and noise, as the infamous L.A. hip hop artist, Bambu returns to the Echoplex on Saturday, April 12th with a fierce set of supporting performers: Rocky […]

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Remembering J Dilla: Top Five Songs Produced by J Dilla

This past Monday marked the death of hip hop producer extraordinaire J Dilla, a Detroit native who  also lived and worked in Los Angeles, cultivating the sounds of such artists as Common, Slum Village, The Roots, De La Soul, and A Tribe Called Quest. Dilla put the beats and rhythms of underground hip hop on […]

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