Artistic evolution experienced during ‘One Strange Night in Orange County’

Fans at the Observatory Grounds in Santa Ana, California went hard on a hot summer night as five diverse acts united for an unparalleled musical experience. The OC music scene reached new heights when the “One Strange Night in Orange County” festival brought together a mesmerizing lineup of goth, punk, electronic, rap, and experimental artists, […]

NF brings “Hope” to fans in Chicago

The Allstate Arena was buzzing with anticipation as fans eagerly awaited the arrival of the illustrious rapper NF. With his newly released album titled “Hope” making waves in the music industry, the sold-out show was a night fans will remember. As the lights dimmed and the crowd erupted in cheers, NF took the stage with […]

Bayfest San Diego 2023

Saturday, July 8th brought about a beautiful San Diego day — the kind the city is known for. Summer was in full swing, with fireworks dotting the night sky, and our spirits couldn’t be higher… that is, until Bayfest San Diego rolled around. On the downtown waterfront, Bayfest blends reggae with a bit of hip […]

A chat with rapper on the rise, J.Lately

I got to sit down with a driven artist to chat about what we all love — music! Let me introduce you, to J.Lately: this young man has the tenacity that will inspire anyone wanting to grow and find their sound. Born in California and inspired by a family of talent, J.Lately shares a brief […]

Adelitas Way slays sold out crowd in Michigan

For four rock bands that are still up-and-coming, they sure had the energy and passion of a sold out heavy metal arena show! For me, I believe that artists, no matter the genre, put on the best shows when they keep moving and interacting with the crowd. The production means nothing without the correct stage […]

Wonderfront Fest 2022: Day 3

It was day three at Wonderfront Festival and the grounds were busier early in the day, full of festival goers shopping around at any of the incredible vendor booths that were filled with one-of-a-kind art, clothing, jewelry and all the other festival accessories of your dreams. Over on the grounds on Embarcardo North, a stationary […]

Collie Buddz shows the Midwest how to have a good time

It’s not every day you get to go to a Collie Buddz concert. It’s even less often that you get to go to a Shwayze and Collie Buddz show, but when it happens, believe me, it’s a night like no other. On November 11th, the two artists came to St. Louis and performed a fantastic […]

Atmosphere sells out the Fox Theater in Oakland

On October 15th, fans descended upon the historic Fox Theater in Oakland, CA to see Atmosphere, Plain Ole Bill, and Blimes and Gab play to a sold-out audience. For those of you who have never caught a show at the Fox Theater, you are missing out on a truly unique architectural and sound experience. The […]

Wu-Tang Clan & Nas Bring N.Y. State Of Mind Tour to Irvine

New York hip hop legends Wu-Tang Clan and Nas brought their N.Y. State Of Mind Tour to the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, California on September 30th, 2022. Busta Rhymes was a special guest, delivering one of the best performances of the night. Founded in New York City’s Staten Island in the early 1990s, Wu-Tang Clan […]

Coast Contra shakes up Washington D.C.

Coast Contra is an amazing hip-hop group that I accidentally stumbled upon via Instagram. The group is made up of four members (twins Ras and Taj Austin, Cali, Colombia-born Rio Loz, and Philadelphia’s Eric Jamal), who met in LA in 2015 where they first came together as a group. The first song I ever heard […]

Wu-Tang Clan & Nas elevate Tampa to a “N.Y. State of Mind”

On September 21st. the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa was filled with a flock of golden birds, everyone came in rocking Wu-Tang gear. All through the parking lot, you could hear people blasting Busta Rhymes, Nas and Wu-Tang Clan, amped up getting the party started. Once everyone got into the amphitheater, DJ Scratch dropped […]

Denzel Curry brings the house down in St. Louis

Denzel Curry and friends took over The Pageant in St. Louis for a nonstop hip hop blowout that reminded everyone why the Florida-born rapper is still a force to be reckoned with. Kicking off the show was a rapper from North Carolina by the name of Deniro Farrar. The 35-year-old MC set the tone for […]

Made in America Fest 2022 celebrates its 10th year in Philly

What a weekend, am I right? Made in America Festival kicked off Labor Day Weekend in the stunning culture-driven city of Philadelphia. The festival celebrated its 10th year active, being curated by rap legend Jay-Z in collaboration with LiveNation. An amazing lineup mixed with great weather and D’USSE?! Not only that, but the festival returned […]