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Meadows Music and Arts Festival returns with New York’s best

Returning for its second year to Citi Field in Queens, The Meadows Music and Arts Festival will be making its sophomore run after its successful debut last year–and the lineup is once again stacked with some of the biggest names New York has to offer. Over half-a-dozen artists on the bill call the city home, […]

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Photos: Nas and Wild Belle Close Out KCRW’s Sound In Focus at Annenberg Space

Last Saturday at the Annenberg Space in Century City, Illmatic fans were in for a treat. The folks over at KCRW and the Anneberg Foundation went out with a bang for their final Sound In Focus event. Featuring acclaimed rapper Nas as the evening’s headliner, and brother-sister duo Wild Belle, the night shined with a […]

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Art of Rap Festival, LUH and NAS top this week’s best Los Angeles Concerts

This week is boomin’ with a fresh array of concerts happening in and around Los Angeles. Sting and Peter Gabriel hit the Hollywood Bowl on Monday, while iconic rappers Ice-T, Public Enemy, Epmd and more take over the Forum for the highly anticipated Art of Rap Festival. 80s stars The Psychedelic Furs will play a […]

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Free performances by Nas, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and more as part of Sound in Focus summer concert series at the Annenberg

The free summer music festivals and concerts in Los Angeles just keep rolling in. On top of that list is  KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation’s Sound in Focus series. This year’s series will kick-off on Saturday, July 9 with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Other acts include Nas, Wild Belle, Imarhan, and a surprise to-be-announced performance. Check out the […]

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Nas celebrates Illmatic 20th anniversary to end Coachella day two

Brooklyn rapper Nas shared a special anniversary with a sizable crowd at the outdoor stage on Coachella day two of the second weekend. April 19 marked the 20th anniversary of Nas’ legendary Illmatic album, and the emcee played through the entire album before being joined on stage by a couple of very special guests in […]

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Tickets – Nas and Lauryn Hill – Nov. 30, 2012

The two put on a some memorable performances at Rock The Bells 2011 and now Nas and Lauryn Hill team up to headline the Wiltern on Friday, Nov. 30. Don’t miss these two hip hop heavyweights do their thang on the same stage, under the same roof. This show is going to be dope! Tickets to Nas […]

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Rock The Bells Interview with Chang Weisberg

I chatted with Chang Weisberg today, the head honcho of Guerilla Union and founding member of Rock The Bells. In case you’ve been under a rock the past few months, Rock The Bells is going down this Saturday, Aug. 20 at the San Manuel Amphitheater. Chang shared with me some history of RTB and what […]

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Rock The Bells 2011 Festival Line Up Announced – Black Star, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Raekwon & Ghostface, Erykah Badu & more

Rock The Bells has announced their official 2011 line-up and it is looking all sort of fresh! All I have to day is: BLACK STAR!  This year’s festival will head to four major North American markets. Kicking off in the Los Angeles-area on August 20 at the San Manuel Amphitheater, ROCK THE BELLS will then […]

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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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