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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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Win tickets to M.I.A. at the Shrine Expo Hall

The fiery rapper/singer has extended her tour Matangi tour and will return to the West Coast with a headlining date at the Shrine Expo Hall on May 29th, in addition to new tour dates in San Diego, Las Vegas and Mountain View. M.I.A. is touring in support of her new album, Matangi, which was released on Nov. 5th via […]

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Get your presale tickets and password for M.I.A. at Shrine Expo Hall

There is a presale at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, April 24) for M.I.A.’s upcoming concert at the Shrine Expo Hall. You can access the presale by using the provided password and ticket link below. The fiery rapper/singer has extended her tour Matangi tour and will return to the West Coast with a headlining date at the Shrine […]

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Check Out Photos of M.I.A. at the Belasco Theatre!

The heart of downtown Los Angeles got rowdy with two straight sold-out nights to see the British-Sri Lankan artist Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A). The historic Belasco Theater hosted explosive nights with a crowd filled with intense colors from head-to-toe. Leggings with all sorts of designs, fiery hair (hot pink, purple, you name it …), glitter […]

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M.I.A. Shares New Song, “Y.A.L.A.”

This past September, M.I.A. announced two Los Angeles show dates in support of her new album — Matangi — set for release on Nov. 5 via N.E.E.T. / Interscope. Today, M.I.A. has shared her new single, “Y.A.L.A.”. The sassy track is a spin off the popular saying, YOLO. Listen to the lyrics and watch the […]

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Just Announced: M.I.A. at the Belasco Theatre Nov. 11 – 12

M.I.A. has a lot on her plate and we’re not just talking about her legal battle with the NFL. The fiery artist has announced two Los Angeles show dates in support of the release of her forthcoming album, Matangi, set for release on Nov. 5 via N.E.E.T. / Interscope. M.I.A. will headline the Belasco Theatre on […]

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N.A.S.A. Offer Free MP3 of New Track “I Wanna Be Your Lover” Featuring Max Hedrum and Barbie Hatch

Yet another electro steezed R&B track released today (light on the cheese). Only this one is coming from mixmasters N.A.S.A. and it’s FREE (unlike Chromeo’s single release for “Don’t Turn The Lights On”). Download N.A.S.A.’s  FREE MP3 of “I Wanna Be Your Lover” (featuring Max Hedrum and Barbie Hatch) from N.A.S.A.’s new digital remix album […]

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"I Love You" by Amanda Blank – Album Review

Peaches, Lady Sovereign, M.I.A., Santigold, and now Amanda Blank. Love the aforementioned, sans Lady Sovereign, but really, the whole electro-rap-songstress approach has been used and abused. A little too late to hop on the bandwagon for Blank and her debut album “I Love You.” Although she has big names like Diplo and Santigold pulling some […]

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More Street Scene Additions

The infamous San Diego music festival (and one of the best) Street Scene just keeps on getting better. As a former San Diegan, I’ve covered this fest numerous times and it’s always been one of my favorites. As always their line-up is sick! A lil over a week ago they added Busta Rhymes, Cage the […]

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"I Shoot People" Hip-Hop Photograpy Exhibit by Trevor Traynor

On Saturday, June 20th, DSSF proudly presents, “I Shoot People,” a collection of Hip-Hop photography by Trevor Traynor. “I Shoot People” is a not only Trevor’s first solo show in L.A., but it also marks the debut unveiling of his Hip Hop photography to collectors, his first step outside of his fine arts background. Trevor […]

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