The West Coast has gained a following for being a purely gangsta rap scene, but the LA-based newcomer Pawz One challenges this ideology with the release of his debut album Face The Facts. Though the 18 track project plays out like a Golden Era hustler’s anthem, the delivery and presentation is what makes this one […]
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs and in-depth interviews with the artists who put Stones Throw on the map. Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton gives an exclusive look […]
Brand new from the PWD camp, just before they hit the road for 3 months with Tech N9ne!
When I Get There ft. Co$$, Tenacity, Johaz, Blame One, El Prez, Realm Reality & Mike Maven – Koncept & J57
Not on the official album from Koncept & J57, this new joint is posse cut the boys recorded with some of their favorite West Coast artists this past summer. Sit tight for ‘Flight’ from Koncept & J57 of the Brown Bag AllStars!
The Low End Theory parties in LA are some of the most influential, wildly exciting music events happening in the U.S. every week. Take a peek into the madness with Gaslamp Killer and more.
My man Ryan Bowers is an undeniably dope hip-hop writer, for sure. He displays that yet again in this new video he dropped this past weekend. In my opinion, his work as a solo artist is far better than his collabos with the LA based Psych Ward Druggies (PWD), but everyone has their own opinion. […]
Krondon, of the legendary Strong Arm Steady crew, blazes one with Dumbfoundead in this new episode of The Hotbox.
Back in August 2013, OBEY was fortunate enough to be invited to check out FAILE’S studio and Patrick was kind enough to give them a quick tour and speak about their new art and the preparation for their show at the Dallas Contemporary opening on Sept 21st. FAILE is a collaboration between Brooklyn-based artists, Patrick […]
Anything to emerge from the Sean-Toure’ camp is usually worthy of attention. Back again with one of the most original album concepts of the year is the Baltimore Producer/Emcee and Oakland Film Editor/Producer Todd “Big La” Kelley. The duo released a new remix video single — yes, another one — late Tuesday evening on Todd’s […]
Rising from the LA underground rap scene to spearhead the rebirth of classic hip hop imprint, Rawkus Records, their sophomore album, “5 Sparrows For 2 Cents”, launched them onto the top of critics’ lists and tours around the world. Now, seven years later, Stro Elliot and Mr J. Medeiros have rejoined forces to create a […]