The Process: Kone

I got the opportunity to sit down with a super dope guy, producer, DJ, and good friend Kone to talk about his beat making process. I always wonder how other creatives come up with what they make, and the space they make…

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IV SB –  Acquired Taste

IV SB – Acquired Taste

Creatives have an internal need to get ideas out of their heads and into the world. Sometimes it’s just something jotted on a napkin, a quick tune recorded, or a snap with your phone. Sometimes you dig it and sometimes…

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Block Party 2015

Block Party 2015

Save The Date: MAY 9th, 2015 Alright people Block Party LA is back! Talib Kweli, Preston Harris, Curtiss King, Name Brand … just to name a few that will be rocking the stage this Saturday! Bring your crew, a good vibe, and enjoy…

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The Process: DJ Sean O

Being a creative myself, I am interested in other folk’s processes. The homie DJ Sean O took a moment to share a bit of his process on how he gets ready for a DJ gig. He also gave us some insight on his musical…

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RB Sound Select: 30 Days in LA

RB Sound Select: 30 Days in LA

And you thought November was only for turkey… A buddy of mine (LAD) was working on some stuff for Redbull, and it lead me to check out what RB had poppin off. 30 Days in LA events got some dope lineups and…

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Tru Thoughts’ 15th Anniversary

Tru Thoughts’ 15th Anniversary

Get your dancing shoes on. There’s going to be a party atSkirball Oct. 24. Nice lineup with Tru Thoughts artists to help celebrate their 15th anniversary. BIG thanks to a lady that keeps me in the know Jasmine De La Paz.…

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Trek Life – Hometown Foreigner

Trek Life – Hometown Foreigner

Trek Life and Duke Westlake worked hard on Hometown Foreigner. You can really see this is a personal album where Trek had to get a few things off his chest. The title Hometown Foreigner says it all. The album is upbeat with a…

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Thank You Jay Dee. Raise It Up!

Thank You Jay Dee. Raise It Up!

It’s Dilla month ya’ll! With all the love that’s going around I have to share this dope video put together by the great Mochilla crew. Sit back and TURN IT UP! A little louder.

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Tres Records – Nueve

Does Tres know how to put out a beat tape or what?!? This is one of those sneaky sneak attacks on your ear drums. A heavily independent hip hop label cranks out a beat tape, Nueve, showcasing damn near an…

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