Recaps

RECAP/INTERVIEW: Freeway at The Rhythm Lounge

RECAP/INTERVIEW: Freeway at The Rhythm Lounge

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

Long Beach had been through the eye of the storm. Earlier in the day there was lightning and thunder, and as night fell, puddles of rain water congregated in the gutter. And as the moon crept out from behind the cloud cover overlooking the streets, the Rhythm Lounge threw up...

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RECAP: Paid Dues 2012

RECAP: Paid Dues 2012

By | April 15, 2012 at 10:58 am | No comments

When it comes to this hip hop shit, to get on, you gotta pay dues. It's like a pre-requisite to stardom. In most cases, this due paying is done behind the scenes, involving long hours of establishing oneself in the musical circuit. Everyone seems to find a different niche...

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Cypress Hill SmokeOut Festival 2012 Recap

Cypress Hill SmokeOut Festival 2012 Recap

By | March 20, 2012 at 7:16 am | No comments

Kush a bit, little bit, roll it up, take a hit… you know. Roll that shit, light that shit, smoke it, but don't forget to pass the dutchie on the left hand side. Somebody’s got to get smoked out. This is Cypress Hill's smoke out 2012 style and amongst all of the mohawks,...

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RECAP: Pac Div & Thurz L.A. Show At The El Rey

RECAP: Pac Div & Thurz L.A. Show At The El Rey

By | March 18, 2012 at 9:36 pm | No comments

Los Angeles’ up & coming street wear clothing brand Dream Urban hosted another inspiring event this past Friday (3-9-2012) at the El Rey theatre. Dream Urban Clothing made their official stamp on the Los Angeles Hip-Hop map when they hosted the infamous Kendrick Lamar...

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RECAP: The Speakeasy Art Gallery With The Tijuana Panthers & The Wild Pack of Canaries

RECAP: The Speakeasy Art Gallery With The Tijuana Panthers & The Wild Pack of Canaries

By | February 24, 2012 at 7:25 pm | No comments

Home Sweet Home, On a Saturday night in the city by the sea, kids line up in front of a poorly lit warehouse waiting, smoking, laughing, and talking music. There is no signage just old school motorcycles, a bouncer who blends in with the crowd of spectators, and the...

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RECAP: West Coast Hip Hop  A History In Pictures With Mike Miller at Known Gallery

RECAP: West Coast Hip Hop A History In Pictures With Mike Miller at Known Gallery

By | February 9, 2012 at 4:27 pm | No comments

The new book, West Coast Hip Hop, A History in Pictures, documents Mike Miller’s work in the 1990's with artists like 2Pac, Cypress Hill, Snoop Dogg and Easy-E. To support the release, Known Gallery displayed 43 never before seen images and kicked off opening night with...

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Boombox 5th Annual Celebration of the life & music of J Dilla

Boombox 5th Annual Celebration of the life & music of J Dilla

By | February 9, 2012 at 10:08 am | No comments

If you were able to make it to Grand Star Jazz Club early to avoid a massive line that curved around the plaza onto Broadway and was able to get in, you saw some heavy hitters do what they do best. It was the 5th Annual celebration of the life & music of J DILLA / JAY DEE...

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RECAP: Long Beach 2012 AGENDA Tradeshow

RECAP: Long Beach 2012 AGENDA Tradeshow

By | January 21, 2012 at 6:45 am | No comments

Last week the ILLSOCIETY team attended the AGENDA Tradeshow happening at the Long Beach Convention Center. The forum consisted of collections in the streetwear and action sports industries across the U.S. This year’s showcase featured over 200 brands such as Crooks &...

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