Posts Tagged as "music"

Back On The Map: Rappers On The Current State Of Hip-Hop In Long Beach

Jan. 20, 2014 / By
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When people think of where hip-hop comes from, the West Coast is probably on the top of that list...

LB Musicians Struggle With Venue Shortage

Jan. 11, 2014 / By
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If you live in a big city, like Los Angeles, you could easily become spoiled from the abundance of entertainment that is available to you...

Toaster Music

Jan. 3, 2014 / By
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A LOT is a community-wide initiative presented by the Arts Council for Long Beach in collaboration with partners throughout the City of Long Beach, California...

Our Community: Leadership Academy Mentoring Project

Aug. 30, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

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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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..

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...