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Wiz Khalifa “Khalifa” Album Review

Wiz Khalifa dropped his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Khalifa on February 5th, 2016 

Reviewer: Joseph Nelson 

Khalifa in a way is a return to form for Wiz Khalifa, not to take away from his earlier releases.  The album has many of the topics and themes we have grown accustomed to; drugs (primarily weed), women, money, love, pain and Wiz’s admiration… read more

Just add Rock, Hip-Hop and One Part Whiskey – Fused By Defiance

We had a chance to interview L.A. locals Fused By Defiance at Skinny’s Lounge in North Hollywood, CA

We knew it was going to be a good night when their dreaded out lead singer put a tall boy PBR on the Marshall stack to prep for their set. The NAMM kick-off party was hosted by Cold Cock… read more

Machine Gun Kelly “General Admission” Review

Get ready to lace up, Machine Gun Kelly throws an EST19xx flag in the ground with the release of his sophmore album General Admission. First let me start out by saying that there is only one illmatic, Reasonable Doubt, All Eyez on Me, Juicy and The Slim Shady LP just like there is only one Lace… read more

EST19XX – Meet the Brotherhood and Band Behind Machine Gun Kelly

Ohio natives, Machine Gun Kelly and his crew EST19XX go hard! Mix in punk rock with hip-hop and this band delivers a killer live performance that is laced with vicious lyrics, heavy guitars, sick beats and drummer who is just nasty behind the kit. We caught up with the talented mix of musicians who make… read more

Treasure Island Music Festival

The Treasure Island Music Festival is an epic gathering of some of the best artists in Pop, EDM and Hip-Hop. Treasure Island is half way between San Francisco and Oakland in the middle of the East Bay that is linked by the Bay Bridge.  The atmosphere and back drop for this festival is going to be… read more

Drake and Future Drop “What A Time To Be Alive”

Quite possibly one of the hardest working MCs in the game, drizzy Drake just dropped a marquee collaboration with Future. Since his latest beef with Meek Mill and releasing “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late,” Drake has been unstoppable.

Future who has an unmistakeable delivery also teamed up with Drake on his latest album “Honest” along… read more

Party Starters Splitbreed Wild n’ Out at Vans Warped Tour

Just when you think it’s safe to take a breather from the mosh pits and the post-hardcore bands tearing up the main stages, you wander over to the Beat Port Stage at the Vans Warped Tour and discover party starters, Splitbreed.

Mix one part electronic music, add two parts dance, throw in two charismatic brothers Taui… read more

Find Out What Zelda and MC Lars Have in Common

MC Lars might just be one of the coolest, smartest and funniest people we’ve ever met.  The post-punk laptop rapper shared his power, wisdom and courage with us during the Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, CA.  He owned the Beatport Stage with lyrical charisma and a witty sense of humor.  Be sure to follow… read more