San Clemente rappers Innate & EP have stepped away for a musical moment from their group Rock Bottom to release Such As I last month. The duo's new album grooves along relaxed beats and uplifting rhymes. "People often ask if I make a living off what I love / I tell them I got love and it's more than ... More >>
And it just so happens to be my cat. No kidding.Learn more about Ugly Duckling's new mascot, their new album Moving at Breakneck Speed, and their upcoming tour after the jump.
Rakaa and DJ Babu, two-thirds of the critically acclaimed hip-hop group Dilated Peoples, will top off a daylong, free, all ages event with a headlining performance this Saturday in Fullerton. Their participation is a centerpiece of the second installment of the Generations Urban Arts Festival. T ... More >>
While many of us were helping ourselves to servings of turkey, stuffing and other offerings of the annual feast last Thursday, jailed American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier continued to serve time on consecutive life sentences. Peltier has spent more than three decades imprisoned fo ... More >>
Last time we checked in with rap/DJ duo LD and Ariano, they were still hard at work shopping their second full length album Color of the Music. As far as we can tell (by checking out their website) it looks like it has yet to find a home, which might be a little frustrating for those who've antic ... More >>
(Lede) I don't care what kind of music you came to see, thirty four bands, in thirty two acres of space turned a hot weekend in Chinatown into a non stop sonic binge. Last saturday, thousands of fans from all over So Cal trucked into the dust bowl parking lot across from L.A. Historic Park for the ... More >>
Fill your backpack with the essentials: Underground-rap heat will be in full effect tonight at House of Blues. Indie label Decon is hyping a stacked lineup, featuring Dilated Peoples, the Alchemist, Aceyalone and 88-Keys, plus video installations. Expect surprise guests, too. Decon’s newest artis ... More >>
Hosted by the Murrs, the festival had Sage Francis, Little Brother, Dilated Peoples, Jedi Mind Tricks, Living Legends, Yak Ballz and plenty more....
Visionaries are the ones weve been waiting for
Deep Wet Tongue Kiss
March 30 - April 6
Abstract Workshop spent eight years bringing hip-hop to OC: Now they're bring their own music to the world
Breakestras live mix tape
Aceyalones intellectual hip-hop
Scratch barely scratches the surface
Electronic music goes mainstream
The Audiotistic rave goes (almost) all night
Notes on a discarded dust mask
Big-Ass Music Weekend!