The one-night only all-ages event will take place Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 8:00pm inside the Broadchester in Los Angeles immediately following world-renown Freestyle Sessions. In addition to the performance by Fashawn, there will be an eight man, $500 MC battle judged by Elements Battle Champions Otherwize, Poseyedon, Dotted Line and Seefor. Attendees will also catch special sets by 2014 World DMC Supremacy Champion DJ IFTW and 3x LA DMC Champion DJ Manwell, DJ Able and DJ Luman. Resident Elements DJ’s for the evening include DJs Bonds, C-Los, Breeze and Gabereal.[...]
Reggae artist Collie Buddz has announced 15 West Coast dates for his Blue Dreamz tour in support of his recent Blue Dreamz EP. The tour will start off November 14th at the Cali Uncorked Festival in Irvine, CA with Rebelution before making his way up the coast to join Bone Thugs, DJ Quick and the Dogg Pound. The tour is also set to includes multiple dates with Hirie and Grammy-nominated band SOJA. While the Blue Dreamz tour runs through February 6th of next year, the West Coast wing of the tour will finish up December 12th at the Emerald Cup in Sonoma, CA.
There's some good news for the people of Southern California as music and arts festival AFROPUNK just announced its coming to LA. It was revealed today that AFROPUNK LA is set to take place Thursday, October 22nd between 8pm and midnight at a currently undisclosed location under the banner "The Most Wicked Party: LA". The popular Los Angeles venue is revealed after you RSVP. The event lineup includes performances by Mykki Blanco, LE1F, letlive., and AFROPUNK Atlanta Battle of the Bands winners Samurai Shotgun. [...]
Last Saturday, New York clash fans all made their way to Amazura for the "US Rumble", a "Road to World Clash" event produced by Irish & Chin. Seven young sound systems entered, only one advanced to the annual "World Clash". The sound systems included King Fargo, Broken Silence, Love People, King Shine, Black Hustler, Nexxt Level and Innocent Sound.
Listen to the clash in its entirety below.[...]