Posts Tagged as "music"

We Speak baylingual: Sorry to Rain on Your Parade I a Dirtbag full of 100 Bulletz

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
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This week in Hip Hop is special because it’s the first time we got a battle up...

Don’t Blame Hip Hop for Molly, We Got it from the Ravers

May. 8, 2013 / By
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The party drug Molly is all over hip hop. But commentator and rap artist Cola says the party drug did not come from hip hop culture, but rather seeped in from the mixing with other genres...

A Remembrance of the Past and a Look to Our Futures

May. 5, 2013 / By
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This week in Hip Hop is special for it signals the 2nd year anniversary our fellow SV De-bugger Yung Ghost (Demetrius Cambell) was taken from us...

Will.i.am. gives back to Boyle Heights

Apr. 28, 2013 / By
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TRANS4M Boyle Heights 2012. Photo by Ciro Cesar / La Opinión

 

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Whether producing the next top-rated song, coming up with a recycling idea for Coca-Cola, singing to sold out crowds or heading up creative innovation at Intel, will.i.am keeps returning to the neighborhood where he was raised: Boyle Heights...

Long Beach Youth Dance for Peace

Jan. 20, 2013 / By
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Dance For Peace youth hip-hop dancers from Homeland Cultural Center blessed the community with some fresh break dancing and pop locking last Monday...

2012 Long Beach Unity Festival

Jun. 1, 2012 / By
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Saturday, June 9, 2012!

ADMIRAL KIDD PARK – LONG BEACH 10am to 5pm
9 am Unity March Kickoff at Silverado Park

Join your neighbors and march down to Admiral Kidd Park to show your support for Unity in the Community!..

Cuban Music Still Thriving, Still Unheard in U.S.

Apr. 10, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Jacob Simas, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

Editor’s Note:  From charanga to son to timba, Cuba has long been a country world-renowned for its distinct musical styles and traditions...

Coachella Artist Raps about Societal Issues

Jan. 10, 2012 / By
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Posted by Coachella Unincorporated

Coachella artist “Rhymer” raps about societal issues he’s faced in the city and hopes for a better community.

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Street Singer is A Warm Light in The Shadow Economy

Dec. 16, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Ellison Libiran, Posted: Dec 13, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Street performers have always furnished the busy arteries of the city...

San Jose Poet Lorenz Mazon Damuk; “Fat”

Dec. 2, 2011 / By
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Lorenz Mazon Damuk is a San Jose writer and community organizer.
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Exhibit Shines Light on Protest Posters

Nov. 7, 2011 / By
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Peace Press Graphics 1967 — 1987: Art in the Pursuit of Social Change

University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach through December 11, 2011
Love-ins, teach-ins, sit-ins, demonstrations, and marches: the two decades between 1960 and 1980 saw an explosion of protest and action towards social change...