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Baja Beach Fest Recap by Rosecrans Vic

Baja Beach Fest Recap by Rosecrans Vic

Rosarito Beach, Baja California Mexico, was the center of the latin music universe for the weekend of August 16th, 2019. Although this was the second annual Baja Beach Fest, it truly felt like the first official event because of the caliber of artists, DJs, tastemakers and media in attendance. The hype built around it was […]

Airplane James Releases Much Anticipated “Eastside Special” EP

Airplane James Releases Much Anticipated “Eastside Special” EP

So Easty

Sheezter.Pink “Live From LAX” EP

Sheezter.Pink “Live From LAX” EP

Sheezter.Pink is a name you must get familiar with immediately, he’s already on the runway headed to his next destination, stardom. His fly new video for “Frequent Flyer” was just premiered by No Jumper, and his song “Don’t Get Mad” is already on your favorite Instagram model’s playlist, trust me I checked. The EP “Live […]

Review Of Maxo’s Def Jam Debut “LIL BIG MAN”

Review Of Maxo’s Def Jam Debut “LIL BIG MAN”

Streaming Link A pivotal time in everybody’s life is the transition from adolescence to adulthood. This process varies for each individual, I know people that may never become adults. Regardless this happens in stages, one I’ve found myself stuck in constantly is the illusion of being grown. Which I may be but there are surely […]

Big $wift and AzBenzz Making Their Mark on the LA Music Scene with Gudda$wift

Big $wift and AzBenzz Making Their Mark on the LA Music Scene with Gudda$wift

The LA music scene is rapidly growing before our eyes, and it’s truly a sight to see. Up until last year, we were below the radar with hidden gems just waiting to shine. Big $wift and AzBenzz happen to be some of those diamonds in the rough that were being slept on. Now, LA is […]

The Grinch Who Leaked SZA’s Secret Album

The Grinch Who Leaked SZA’s Secret Album

As I scroll down my timeline, I’m graced by casual funny tweets and a few lyrics from my fellow followers. Then, I stumbled upon something that I knew for sure was a joke, prank, or anything that falls within that category. “SZA DROPPED A NEW ALBUM UNDER THE ALIAS SISTER SOLANA” is what the tweet […]

Mani Coolin’ – “Stick to the Script” Music Video Shot by REALMOVIE

Mani Coolin’ – “Stick to the Script” Music Video Shot by REALMOVIE

Off his “Here 4 Me Only” album release, Mani Coolin’ hits up Chinatown with REALMOVIE to bring the opening track “Stick to the Script” to life. As he checks on the competition & realizes there is none, he remembers his struggles & won’t allow anything to get in the way of his success. Knowing he’s always […]

A Review Of Freddie Gibbs, Curren$y, & The Alchemist’s Collaboration Project “Fetti”

A Review Of Freddie Gibbs, Curren$y, & The Alchemist’s Collaboration Project “Fetti”

The wait is finally over Curren$y and Freddie Gibbs unleash havoc over 9 tracks produced entirely by The Alchemist. After almost 2 years since its announcement, “Fetti” is out and exactly what we could’ve hoped for. If not more. What else could you expect from a trio as powerful as Kareem Abul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, and […]

SeanMackk Forever Show & Release of “Roll Dawg” Track

SeanMackk Forever Show & Release of “Roll Dawg” Track

On the anniversary of losing the beloved Sean Mackk, a song was released titled “Roll Dawg” that featured artists Rucci, Bossmann, & KingxRiko. Said by Bossmann to be made on the late artists birthday, & with production from JayceeBeats the track begins with a somber tone over a piano melody as the listener hears the voice of […]

Rosecrans Ave Rolling Loud So-Cal Day 1 Recap

Rosecrans Ave Rolling Loud So-Cal Day 1 Recap

Your favorite LA Hip-Hop syndicate Rosecrans Ave, was fortunate enough to get media passes to Southern California’s first ever Rolling Loud festival. What proceeded to ensue was incredibly emphatic fun, filled with lively performances by Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert, Kodak Black, Migos, Gucci Mane, Lil Yachty, Schoolboy Q, Ski Mask The Slump God. We […]

POW Recordings & Rosecrans Ave Live At The Echo 8/14/17 Recap

POW Recordings & Rosecrans Ave Live At The Echo 8/14/17 Recap

In August 2017, there is a new wave of LA rappers bubbling that are finally getting the praise, buzz and support they deserve. There is a real movement flourishing lead by hard working artists who in the past few years have witnessed countless rappers come from out of town only to sell out shows, merchandise, […]

RJ presents “OMMIO 3”

RJ presents “OMMIO 3”

RJ has done it again, with the blessing of street heat that is “OMMIO 3” the third installment to his OMMIO mixtape series. I’m pretty sure the studio he recorded this at is on fire because THIS IS STRAIGHT FIRE.  and “Came From Nothing” give us a walk through of what life was for the […]

Rosecrans Avenue Recap: Mobb Deep/Tha Dogg Pound & DJ Quik and Friends

Rosecrans Avenue Recap: Mobb Deep/Tha Dogg Pound & DJ Quik and Friends

Taking a break from my endeavors from the trap house and wedding mixes, I decided to keep it old school this week!  Here is a recap of yet another weekend filled with concerts. They don’t call March the month of madness for nothing. Let’s start with Mobb Deep and Tha Dogg Pound. I did not […]

ChinkyEyedLA’s Latin Nights Show Review

ChinkyEyedLA’s Latin Nights Show Review

Last Friday (1/29/2016), I was fortunate enough to attend a very dope Latino artist showcase at the M Bar in Boyle Heights. ChinkyeyedLA presented a show titled Latin Nights which was aimed at giving Latino hip-hop artists a platform to be seen and heard by supporters and potential supporters. The show was headlined by San […]

LNDN DRGS “Aktive” Free Album

LNDN DRGS “Aktive” Free Album

Duo LNDN DRGS comprised of Compton’s Jay Worthy and producer Sean House have made a fucking incredible sounding album. The production on “Aktive” is second to none, coupled with smooth as silk, slick talk from Jay makes for a string of outstanding records. The first half of the project has a house-pop vibe combined with […]

The Game “The Documentary 2.5” Album Review

The Game “The Documentary 2.5” Album Review

The Game has officially released his second disc of his new album, christened The Documentary 2.5. This is a very unorthodox album roll-out for the Compton emcee, dropping a double disc two separate weeks in a row, essentially two completely different albums he could have spaced out over a few months. However, we’re pretty happy […]

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