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The Spliff: Kooley High

SpliffDec4th2009Val The Vandle is at it again. Bringing the acts you want to see, and ones you NEED to see.  This Friday The Spliff’s got the best from the I.E. Noa James. The only way I can describe Noa James is he’ll spit ill lyrics, choke you out with the mic cord, and stomp a hole in your chest.  He’s that ill. Check out Sounds Of A Monster and you’ll know what I’m talking about. And on the other side of the spectrum you got Kooley High. The last time they were out here I didn’t get a chance to see them perform, but this time I’m there. If you get a chance catch Kooley High’s  documentary One Day before you head to the show. To round out the list you’ll have Ty & Kory from Buddha Brown, Speak from AppleBird, and Hawdwerk & Jansport J- who dropped High Power Moves a while back, so download a copy of that too. VerBs will be your host for the evening and always on deck Val The Vandle, Spintelect, GroWeyez & Printz Paul. This will definitely be a show to see. Catch you all at The Spliff! BIG thanks to Val for the heads up.

21+, $5 all night, 9pm – 12am

The Roxy Theatre
9009 W. Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel. 310.278.9457

Mark it down on your Facebook calendar.

For more info check The Spliff.

The Foreign Exchange at The Roxy

june14roxy Are you a big fan of Nicolay’s beat makin?! You nod your head to flows of Phonte of Little Brother?! Then you must be a BIG BIG fan of The Foreign Exchange. When I bought Connected, I was hooked to that laid back easy goin sound.  The Foreign Exchange (Phonte + Nicolay) will be rockin the Roxy this Sunday with special guest YahZarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! & The ELs. End your weekend with a bang with The Foreign Exchange. Check out The Foreign Exchange on MySpace and see what Nicolay is up to on his site.

Sunday, June 14, 2009, 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
all ages, cover: $20.00

The Roxy Theatre
9009 W. Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel. 310.278.9457

For more info check out Fuiscology.

the Do-Over

Do-Over

Just when you think your weekend is coming to a close, and you didn’t rock it like you thought. Well you’ve got the Do-Over, every Sunday! Ladies get your summer dresses on, Fellas break out your summer fedora and get your groove on. Hosted by Aloe Blacc, Strong, & Haycock and always have a special guest roll through. So turn your Sundays into your weekend highlights. BIG thanks to Fusicology for keeping the party going.

Crane’s Hollywood Tavern
1611 N. El Centro, Hollywood, CA 90028

2:00 PM – 9:00 PM, age: 21+, cover: FREE

For more info click here to check out the Do-Over. If you dig the Crane’s Hollywood Tavern check them out on MySpace.

cARTer – Outta Space dir. by JeromeD

I got up one Sunday afternoon, and wanted to go check out the sights. I headed straight to the  HVW8 spot off Melrose. I met Ty G, real cool cat and down to earth. We talked a little art and then hip hop. Now you gotta understand where the HVW8 gallery is, everyone hanging out on Melrose passes by that joint. So we stepped out in front of the store, and who do we see getting filmed…Carter. Man it was like getting a live show fo-free. But to make a long story short, the HVW8 gallery is one of the locations this video was shot at. “It was a good day.” – Ice Cube. On a sidenote Jerome D is making big moves. Keep yo eyes pealed for his videos. BIG thanks Ty for the convo that day. Carter keep doin yo thing.

Sneaker Pimps This FRIDAY! 5/1

Sneaker Pimps LAIf you spend more on sneakers than rent or haven’t been to a packed out hip hop show in a long time, this is for you. Sneaker Pimps is the largest sneaker show, and this year it has a gang of headliners with House of Pain toppin it off. B-Real, Wale, 88-Keys, and Carter just to name a few of the folks showing up. If you bring someone not into kicks, don’t worry there’ll be tons of vendors and other stuff to check out. This should be a bangin show, so strap up your coolest kicks (this might not be the place for white ones) and check it out.

time: 8pm, door: $20 pre-sale, not sure at the door,

Vanguard Hollywood

6021 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles 90028

For more info check Sneaker Pimps or Vanguard websites.

Carter – The Carter Family Reunion

the carter family reunion

When I first read about Carter on IllRoots, I was thinking that this is another down south cat that is a knock-off of Goodie Mob or Outkast. But I’ll tell you when I’m wrong, and this was one of those rare moments. I was totally wrong. The concept of the mixtape is cool with some mixes of other “Carters” in it. The thing that makes this mixtape stand out for me it Carter goes from Jay-Z and Kanye to Little Drangon…that’s just dope. It shows the musical influence that Carter has. Download it and hear what I’m talking about.  See what else Carter is up to. BIG thanks to IllRoots for posting it.

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cARTer – U&I pt.2

CASH ONLY SHOW!

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Sorry for the late post, but this is a show you’ve gotta check out. I think I’m head over to check it out, and the after party. For more info click the graphic above or head to CASHONLYSHOW.com. Hope to see you there.

88-keys & Kanye West – Stay Up! (Viagra)

88-Keys and West Stayin Up in Hollywood for the video “Stay Up” off his album The Death of Adam. 88-Keys also has a promo mixtape for the album that you can download from his site or here. But the video will make you bust up laughing.

Check out 88-Keys on MySpace

or His Blog Polo 67 Life

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