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Vince Staples at The Novo -- Photo: Jessica Rubio
Vince Staples drops thunderous performance at The Novo — dude keeps rising

An original LA anomaly. Vince Staples MADE IT and now he is back to share the live experience of his latest album Big Fish Theory. The last time I personally had the pleasure of bouncing around to songs from the Ramona Park Legend himself – it was Air + Style 2017. He was showcasing his […]

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Vince Staples at Observatory Santa Ana -- Photo by Andrew Gomez
Vince Staples roars through stunning performance at Observatory Santa Ana

Long Beach rapper Vince Staples brought the Life Aquatic Tour to the Observatory in Santa Ana and dished out an energetic and visually stunning set. At 10pm sharp after a theatrical and bizarre performance from Kilo Kish the house lights dimmed and all eyes were on a giant panoramic split screen backdrop lit up with […]

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Vic Mensa at Air & Style 2017 -- Photo: Brandon Espeleta
Air & Style Day 1 Jumps off with Atmosphere, Vic Mensa, Flume and more

This past weekend Shaun White’s annual snowboarding music festival, Air & Style made its return to Los Angeles for a weekend of music and snowboarding at Exposition Park. With the festival hitting Beijing and Innsbruck, Los Angeles was its final destination. Day 1 of Air & Style had some notable acts such as RKCB, The Shelters and […]

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Grimes at FYF 2016 in Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Photos: FYF Fest with Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Air, Grimes and more

With little fanfare or hurrah, FYF 2016 began without a hitch and under blissfully temperate weather for a Los Angeles summer. No longer contained within the small confines of Exposition Park, the festival has made its home around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum quite cozily, utilizing the structures’ bathrooms (no porta-potties, hurray!) and elliptical map […]

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Vince Staples with Flume at Shrine Expo Hall
Photos: Flume takes on night two at the Shrine with Vince Staples

One night with Flume at the Shrine Expo Hall was not enough. Neither was two, nor three nights—but four (sold-out) nights with Flume seemed to be the lucky number that appeased Los Angeles. The young Australian producer’s second performance of his four-show-run at the Shrine popped off last night with none other than Los Angeles’ Vince […]

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Vince Staples with Clams Casino at Hollywood Forever
Clams Casino debuts 32 Levels at captivating Hollywood Forever performance, joined by Vince Staples

Producing music since 2006, Mike Volpe aka Clams Casino has finally released his debut full-length record 32 Levels. The album was just released on July 15 via Columbia, and to celebrate, Clams Casino laid down a fresh record release show at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. As his first Los Angeles performance, Clams Casino absolutly aced his set. […]

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Kali Uchis shares new track “Only Girl” featuring Vince Staples and Steve Lacy (of The Internet)

Rising Colombian-born singer Kali Uchis has released a new track called “Only Girl,” and it’s packed with some heavy features. Burgeoning rapper Vince Staples as well as Steve Lacy of The Internet are on the track, which is also produced by Kaytranada. Lacy opens the track singing “There’s only one girl for me, come on […]

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Top 10 Most Booked U.S. Festival Acts of 2016

There is basically a major music festival in the United States once a weekend once festival season “officially” kicks off with Coachella in mid-April. While most of these festivals do a great job of curating unique lineups tailored to their usual base of patrons, there’s a handful of acts that you’ll see on more than […]

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Lightning Strikes at SXSW (Friday) shot by Maggie Boyd
SXSW 2016 (Friday): Willie Nelson’s party weathers the storm; CHVRCHES, Deftones rock SPIN showcase

Friday was a wild day for SXSW goers everywhere. The afternoon came and went without issue, but when the evening started rolling in, a nasty storm came along with it. All outdoor showcases were postponed and later shut down due to the weather. I myself was nowhere near Austin at the time, instead an hour […]

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Gallant at John Legend SXSW Showcase shot by Maggie Boyd
SXSW 2016 (Thursday): John Legend, Loretta Lynn, Gallant, DMA’S sparkle

Thursday at South by Southwest, we got to take in a diverse range of acts spanning a multitude of genres, including acts ranging from heavyweights like John Legend, Loretta Lynn and The Kills to up-and-comers like Gallant, Vince Staples and DMA’s. John Legend not only topped a SXSW showcase this year, but he showcased some buzzy […]

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