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Vel the Wonder’s “Stella Rose”

Vel the Wonder’s “Stella Rose”

LA’s up and coming graffiti and microphone extraordinaire Vel the Wonder released a video for her single, “Stella Rose” from her debut album, Laced with Pearls recently. Showcasing her breakdancing, art and emcee skills, the thick-eyeliner sporting songstress raps about the main love of her life, hip-hop, over a smooth, sultry, guitar beat. The video really […]

Kendrick Lamar presents “Alright”

Kendrick Lamar presents “Alright”

Compton protege Kendrick Lamar premiered the video earlier for “Alright”, from To Pimp a Butterfly. While the beginning of the video is a completely different, unreleased Black Hippy song, about 2 minutes in the actual song starts. However, the video is dope enough not to skip the intro. Never ceasing to amaze us with his socially […]

Problem’s back with “Mollywood 3: The Relapse”

Problem’s back with “Mollywood 3: The Relapse”

One of our favorite Compton artists, Problem, is back on the scene just in time for summer with the third installation of his Mollywood series with Mollywood 3: The Relapse. Showing off his production skills and ability to turn it up, here it is: Below is the tracklist: 1. The ReArrival (Prod. By Problem) 2. Relapse […]

Skeme’s “B Like”

Skeme’s “B Like”

Inglewood MC Skeme premiered a music video just moments ago, and it is for sure a summer banger. The video is the first set of visuals from his newly released Ingleworld 2 mixtape dropped early June, and features him pretty much just posted with the homies. However, the homies are the only people he’s going […]

Vince Staples “Summertime 06” Available Now

Vince Staples “Summertime 06” Available Now

Vince Staples’ long awaited debut album Summertime06 is now available for purchase on iTunes and at some fine retailers. I don’t have an actual list of where they’re available (I’m not your mom). I know Amoeba Records in Hollywood has it, Best Buy probably has it, check the one in Lakewood by the mall, it’s always lit. I strongly […]

RosecransAve Summer Jams Mix by Cypress Moreno

RosecransAve Summer Jams Mix by Cypress Moreno

Last week we brought you the RosecransAve Summer Jams Mix, which was a collection of about 25 songs that will be required to be played at every poppin’ summer function this summer. It has you covered for your pool parties, road trips to Havasu, backyard boogies, house parties, car rides to the beach, and BBQ’s […]

Cozz – “Western Ave Slaves” ft. enimaL (Music Video)

Cozz – “Western Ave Slaves” ft. enimaL (Music Video)

Cozz, LA native and rapper who was signed onto J. Cole’s Dreamville Records last year, has released a visual for his track “Western Ave Slaves”. The video sees him thinking about negative influences and about the people that take those influences and fall under their temptations. The song mostly looks at girls who get treated […]

Big Sean “Play No Games” Video

Big Sean “Play No Games” Video

Fresh off blazing the BET Awards stage Big Sean drops the video to his banger “Play No Games” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Chris Brown. The visual is a nod to one of my favorite 90s sitcoms, Martin (based in Detroit). If you’re a fan of the show you’re going to love this video. They […]

Adonis Rose “Please Don’t Make Me Leave My Room” EP

Adonis Rose “Please Don’t Make Me Leave My Room” EP

Adonis Rose, Long Beach emcee Adonis Rose is releasing his latest project “Please Don’t Make Me Leave My Room“. PDMMLMR is a 6 song EP where Adonis rises to new heights and flexes on the competition. The project features production by Laneocinco and Ravishh. This is a must listen. Peep below.

DJ Quik & Hi-C remix Rihanna’s “BBHMM”

DJ Quik & Hi-C remix Rihanna’s “BBHMM”

While Rihanna released a single in the recent months with the same title and a sample from the West Coast classic staple “Bitch Betta Have My Money!” by AMG, legends DJ Quik & Hi-C decided it was time to add their two cents into it. While the original is indeed a Quik production, he proves […]

Cypress Moreno Interviews Maxo Kream

Cypress Moreno Interviews Maxo Kream

Young California DJ Cypress Moreno conducted an in-studio interview with buzzing Houston rapper Maxo Kream. Maxo who was recently on tour with Long Beach’s own Joey Fatts. The Houston emcee shared some crazy tour stories, some insights on his tracks, album 187, and more. The interview is sandwiched between some ill turn up/ trap tracks […]

The Game x Drake “100”

The Game x Drake “100”

Game and Drake have released their much awaited and teased collaboration titled “100“. I’m 92 + 8 percent sure this will appear on Game’s new album The Documentary 2 (I may or may not have inside sources). This soulful record is produced by Drake’s producer 40; it’s a pretty chill track you can drive and […]

Vince Staples #NewAgenda Interview with Elliott Wilson

Vince Staples #NewAgenda Interview with Elliott Wilson

Guess what we got for you? EVEN MORE VINCE STAPLES CONTENT. He’s the best artist to ever come out of the 562 area by far (when Snoop was coming up the area code was 213 or 310) so of course we’re going to hold him down as he preps his debut album. Watch this cool […]

Joey Fatts’ “Grindin'”

Joey Fatts’ “Grindin'”

Before deleting it quickly from his Soundcloud account, Long Beach’s Joey Fatts brings us another banger from his upcoming Soul on Ice EP, “Grindin”. He takes a break from his self-production game to give Go Grizzly a shot, and it does not disappoint.His flow changes up a little bit, with faster wordplay and bars referencing […]

Kendrick Lamar Joins Chance The Rapper on Stage in Chicago

Kendrick Lamar Joins Chance The Rapper on Stage in Chicago

Kendrick Lamar made a surprise appearance in Chicago yesterday evening joining Chance The Rapper and Donnie Trumpet on stage at the Social Experiment’s Teens In The Park Festival. Fellow Chicago musician Mike Golden captured this dope video and picture backstage. View this post on Instagram King Kendrick is live at #ChanceTipFest #Chicago A post shared […]

Omarion’s gets us lifted with “I’m Up”

Omarion’s gets us lifted with “I’m Up”

You might want to look towards heaven with former B2K heartthrob and MMG representative Omarion‘s new radio-friendly single “I’m Up”, accompanied by Kid Ink and French Montana. The beat, produced by Nic Nac, is the mix between a classic video game and a tropical club banger. While Omarion’s guests aren’t talking about groceries this time, […]

DJ Quik premieres “Unsung” Documentary

DJ Quik premieres “Unsung” Documentary

Before YG was reppin’ Compton and Rosecrans Avenue, there was DJ Quik. The special documents Quik’s early life before he was pitchin’ in on a party, including his involvement with gangs, influences, losing his best friend, legendary Mausberg, and of course, music. It is quite apparent that he created a signature twist on the G-Funk era, […]

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