Posts Tagged as "music"

Rare Photos of Snoop Dogg On Display In Long Beach

Feb. 23, 2016 / By
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At the opening reception, Snoop made a surprise call-in by phone and photographer Duke Givens recounted personal tales of his life with the famed rapper.

6 Local Bolero Artists That Will Make You Fall in Love This Valentine’s Day

Feb. 12, 2016 / By
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There is a current cohort of young L.A. County-based artists that have committed their musical journeys to bolero music and its traditions.

2015’s Best In Hip-Hop

Jan. 7, 2016 / By
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Hip-hop has never been so diverse with themes ranging from introspection, grief, depression, social commentary, and your usual music to turn up to.

A Long Beach Music Hall Of Fame May Come Sooner Than You Think

Oct. 20, 2015 / By
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We can’t wait for the Long Beach Music Hall of Fame to open… But for now, we might just have to.

Movie Review: Why I Loved Every Minute Of “Straight Outta Compton”

Sep. 14, 2015 / By
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Hip-hop didn’t begin as an explicitly political genre; it was a party music that gradually evolved to include many other forms of expression. N.W.A. was a vital part of that evolution.

Two Day Festival This Weekend at L.A. Memorial Sports Arena & Exposition Park

Aug. 20, 2015 / By
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FYF Fest kicks off its 12th year this Saturday at L.A. Memorial Sports Arena & Exposition Park, and they are excited to share all artist set times now...

Vince is the New Staple of Long Beach Hip-Hop

Jul. 15, 2015 / By
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Vince Staples communicates a deep message as an excellent storyteller from an area in Long Beach where there is very little sunshine.

Queer Rock Camp Debuts In Long Beach

Jul. 9, 2015 / By
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This year marked the debut of Long Beach-based Queer Rock Camp, the first and only of its kind in California.

Concert Review: Azealia Banks: She’s Back…

Jul. 6, 2015 / By
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The musician has shown that despite the odds stacked against her, including public spats with her record label and other famous artists, her creativity speaks for itself.

Here’s A Playlist To Get You Ready For The Puerto Rican Festival

Jun. 11, 2015 / By
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This Sunday, June 14, Long Beach’s very own Rainbow Lagoon Park will host the 20th annual Puerto Rican Festival.

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Establishes Him As A Hip-Hop Giant

Apr. 7, 2015 / By
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To Pimp A Butterfly transcends anything out right now in the hip-hop world, and is without a doubt, a hip-hop classic in the making.

How Music Is Fueling The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Dec. 19, 2014 / By
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Local and national music is inspiring young people of color to push for #BlackLivesMatter.