Dont-call-it-a-throwback Inglewood hip-hop duo U-N-Ias seen in flannels, kicks and Mohawksmight often touch the better moments of the 80s and 90s, but theyre quickly moving toward right-now radio relevance. Earlier this year, local 8-bit master producer Dibia$e put several tracks on their Before There Was Love mixtape, flanking Bambu, Evidence, Big Pooh and even the fearsome Black Milk. Now, U-N-Is official album A Love Supremewhich lacks only an appearance by Coltrane nephew Flying Lotusglows with ambitious production by Ro Blvd and a pack of anthemic tracks (new single Land Of Kings, My Life and the instantly hooky Hollywood Hiatus) ably threatening a colossal near-future breakout.
Fri., July 3, 8 p.m., 2009
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