Tag: Los Angeles

April 7, 2016 /

Back again to take you on another journey!

KING is a Los Angeles trio comprised of sisters Amber and Paris Strother and Anita Bias whose long, long, long awaited 2016 debut, We Are KING, being a record I’ve been really enamoured by for the past few weeks.

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March 30, 2016 /

“You’re about to witness the strength of street knowledge.”

And with that, popular music changed forever.

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February 18, 2016 /

What have I been listening to lately? I’ve been having a lot of fun with Malibu!

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January 7, 2016 /

Gotta kick off 2016 with some heat.

Semi Hendrix is the L.A. duo of rapper Ras Kass and musician Jack Splash. 

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November 5, 2015 /

Call ‘em class clowns. Four young, vulgar, ADD-addled smartasses who stood out against the stark landscape of early ’90s West Coast hip-hop.

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September 10, 2015 /

First off, I gotta say this: The cover of the L.A. OG King Tee’s debut record, 1988’s Act a Fool, is easily one of the most gangsta album covers in the history of rap–no, not just rap, but all music.

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May 13, 2015 /

Wowwwww. Now this song right here gives me goosebumps. I can’t believe I’ve gone this long in life without hearing Warpaint, a Los Angeles-based indie rock group composed of members Theresa Wayman, Emily Kokal, Jenny Lee Lindberg, and Stella Mozgawa.

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January 15, 2015 /

But I was just…you know, going where I’m going, rollin’ in my car…

I’m only now starting to really appreciate Mood Pieces, the 1998 record by the Los Angeles group Abstract Tribe Unique.

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July 24, 2014 /

Damn. Where do I even start with this one.

clipping. is a Los Angeles experimental rap group composed of two producers, William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes and emcee Daveed Diggs, the trio good friends who discovered that they could make beautiful music together by combining Diggs’ speedy gangsta raps over Hutson and Snipes’ staticky, aggravating glitch noise.

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February 26, 2014 /

By the way, does anyone remember that  old ’90s horror movie “People Under The Stairs”? You know, the horror flick about that kid trapped in a house with that insane family and he had to rescue the girl who was imprisoned inside?

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