Tag Archives: Los Rakas

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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Calentura unleashes the animals at hot El Rey Theatre party

If you like to dance, you’re probably familiar with Salsa, the genre that took the world by storm back in the 60s and 70s lead by the legendary Fania Records. The historical music is being evolved into contemporary sounds by Calentura, a night created by Los Angeles based party crews Subsuelo and Late Night Laggers under Fania’s wing. The […]

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Ana Tijoux at the Echo – Photos – Show Review – May 17, 2012

Last Thursday, Chilean MC (and all around badass female), Ana Tijoux came to destroy the Echo for a packed SOLD-OUT show in support of her 2012 release La Bala. The Grammy-nominated artist brought her hip-hop A-game with a special blend of politics, humor and a live funk/jazz band. Ana, with her lyrics charged with social consciousness, enlightened the crowd as she sang […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Ana Tijoux at the Echo (May 17, 2012)

  Chilean MC Ana Tijoux plays the Echo on Thursday, May 17.  On tour now in support of her 2012 release La Bala.  This Grammy nominated artist brings her hip-hop A-game with a special blend of politics, humor and a live funk/jazz band.  DJ Ethos, 2-Mex and Los Rakas lend their support in bringing down […]

Emily Saex |