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Tag Archive: Hip Hop

xlsrebelsx – Sink or Swim

While the name might be a little hard to pronounce (think "Elle's Rebels") the tracks that local artist Anthony Cruz have been pumping out over the last few years are undeniably groovy yet blend in el... READ MORE


T’mon  is a multifaceted artist dabbles in both beat production and rapping. Born and raised in Long Beach, CA, there is nothing like home with the ocean breeze and unique diversity despite the highs... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: Furcast and Team Next @ 4th Street Vine

Every Wednesday 4th Street Vine hosts The Rhino Takedown, which showcases 2 Long Beach local acts. This week they will host a very special line up with 1 local group and 1 touring group, with special... READ MORE

Vince Staples – Señorita

Is it just us or are Long Beach musicians on fire? This new video from Vince Staples still has us in awe... Some great social commentary told in a visual and musical way that you really just don't see... READ MORE

Interview With RBX

"Deep, deep like the mind of Minolta, now picture this...", the words echo over and over like a haunting voice from a dream and stick around in your head until they are permanently engrained. Long Bea... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: Via Leaves and Friends Jam Session at Que Sara

So bongos, a bass, some horns, and other killer musicians walk into a bar…what do you call that? The Via Leaves and Friends Jam Session tonight at Que Sara, obviously. The soulful funky fresh collecti... READ MORE

Sharp Skills – If You Try ft. Gwendolyn Phillips

The latest video from local emcee Sharp Skills entitled "If You Try" features his mother singing the hook for a very good reason. The song encourages men to dream and love again no matter what they fa... READ MORE

Jay Spades – In Your Head

Jvst Maurice – The Warm Up

Ugly Duckling – Last Minute Shopping LB based hip hop group Ugly Duckling has been killing it for years and while they don't play much in Long Beach anymore this is a cool video and song that is perfect for th... READ MORE

MASH – Rollin’

Vince Staples – Fire

YNGNFRSH – I’m Thirsty

This by far one of the craziest local music videos we have seen in a while! YNGNFRSH knows how to bring the party!

Average Thought – Robot 24

Vince Staples – Shyne Coldchain Vol. 2

90’s Era Pioneers Give it One More Go

by Nate Morefield The 90’s were an interesting time for many local music scenes and Long Beach was certainly no different.  After decades of musicians being told they had to fit a certain mold or else... READ MORE