Tag: Los Angeles

September 6, 2018 /

Now here’s a gem.

Alright, so backstory. In 1986 hip-hop was transitioning from a fad into a cultural and commercial juggernaut, and the Beastie Boys were there to push it over the edge.

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August 23, 2018 /

From his work in Freestyle Fellowship to Haiku D’Etat, I have respect for Aceyalone.

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June 21, 2018 /

The Nonce is one of those groups who, if you know, you know. But if you don’t, hey, I’m here to share the goodness.

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February 8, 2018 /
October 12, 2017 /

This is that vibe! Buddy is a rapper out of Compton who has been on a steady come-up in 2017, releasing a slew of singles, EPs, and collaborative works.

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January 18, 2017 /

Ice Cube. All around bad motherfucker. I mean, that is if you forget everything he’s done after 1998 (okay, Barbershop 1 and 3 get a pass, but Ride Along?

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September 22, 2016 /

For the last little while I’ve diving deep into Good Evening, the debut album of the L.A.

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August 25, 2016 /
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May 19, 2016 /

Here’s another fun one!

Jonwayne (no relation to the actor…well, maybe?) is an L.A.-based producer and rapper who has caught attention and praise in the underground for his work, beginning with his 2011 instrumental debut record Bowser, and later with his rap records like 2013’s Rap Album One.

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