Back in the 1990s, before every moment of every party was posted online in real time, magazine’s like URB were the best place to get a good look at the amazing rave scene happening in and around Los Angeles. A new book, ”DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM: Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave,” re-captures that energy, with hundreds of photos shot between 1996-2000 in Southern California’s thriving rave culture. The book has a Kickstarter page, where you can pre-order your own copy, snag a classic rave photo print, and even have your own vintage rave picture appear in the pages. …MORE
The Soulection crew never sleeps. As a result, they’ve doubled their Soundcloud following in less than a year and just hit 50K followers. To show the very supporters who helped them reach this milestone, the LA-based collective compiled 5 tracks from their top heavy hitters. The ‘Thank You’ comp is kind of epic and showcases sounds from some of the most unique musical creators worldwide like Ta-ku (Perth, Australia), Sango (Grand Rapids, MI), Mr. Carmack (San Francisco, CA), Esta (San Diego, CA) and Jeftuz (Groningen, Netherlands).
Download and enjoy ‘Thank You’ and get up on their White Label Series if you haven’t already.
Those who have been watching the rise of Compton rapper Problem know the MC has been grinding for years. But the summer of 2013 shall forever be known as the moment when the up-and-comer switched over his Facebook status to ‘arrived.’ His single with Badd Lucc, “Like Whut,” has been receiving heavy airplay on several major radio stations nationwide, including Los Angeles’ Power 106. This year, the timing seems ripe for the German-born artist to cross into the mainstream after years on the underground scene.
Newcomer Jahmann Massey “Put It Down” for the people, on a mix tape, that’s free. Get it here and watch the video….