Posts Tagged as "music"

Finding Long Beach’s Ska Paradise

Apr. 17, 2018 / By
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Bands like War, No Doubt, Sublime, Reel Big Fish, Rx Bandits and Long Beach Dub Allstars are just some of the few Ska bands which have left an imprint in the city.

Vince Staples Reigns as ‘Big Fish’ in Latest, Underrated Album

Jan. 5, 2018 / By
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His most ambitious album to date, “Big Fish Theory” preserves the North Long Beach rapper’s keen observational style while exploring new electronic territory.

Summertime in ‘JustLBC’

Aug. 14, 2017 / By
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The sweltering heat didn't stop Westside residents from attending Saturday's JustLBC, a day of art, music, and social justice featuring numerous community organizations.

SUMMER PLAYLIST: This is What Long Beach Teens are Listening to

Aug. 7, 2017 / By
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VoiceWaves' season started off with a beat drop -- we asked our Youth Reporters hailing from all sides of Long Beach to tell us their favorite jams of the summer.

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.