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Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/12/14 [NEWS]

MUSIC INSTA-BABE: Ariana Grande She’s not even old enough to buy an alcoholic beverage yet, but 20 year old Ariana Grande gets my nod this week for Music’s Insta-Babe. This actress, singer-songwriter and philanthropist is wholesome beauty who’s artistic endeavors has already garnered her many awards: The People’s Choice Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, The American Music Awards Best New Artist Award, NAARM- Music … Read More Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/12/14 [NEWS]

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The 28th Annual JazzReggae Festival | UCLA | May 25th & 26th [PHOTOS]

Every Memorial Day weekend for the past 28 years, UCLA has hosted a music festival called the JazzReggae Festival. Originally, the first day was devoted to Jazz and the second day was devoted Reggae. Though the first day has morphed to a “Jam” day, the festival has always been able to pull in outstanding talent for the price of admission. If you are ever … Read More The 28th Annual JazzReggae Festival | UCLA | May 25th & 26th [PHOTOS]

Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/6/14

 MUSIC INSTA-BABE: Rita Ora Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter who released her first album in 2012 and is currently featured on Iggy Azalea’s song “Black Widow” from the chart-topping album “The New Classic”. She is currently signed to Roc Nation and one can hope that a follow up album is forthcoming. Rita Ora is a babe. You should follow her on Instagram @RitaOra. And fellas … she’s … Read More Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/6/14

Snoop Dogg | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

Working for Snoop, I’ve gone to my fare share of his concerts. One would think that after going to more shows than I can count on my fingers and toes, I’d be bored or indifferent to watching him perform. This is far from the truth. Snoop’s passion for his art always impresses me. His live show, which features a live band, is always entertaining … Read More Snoop Dogg | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

Coachella 2014 | April 11 – 13

This year, I was lucky enough to get approved for a media/photo pass for the first weekend of Coachella. The photo pass allows me to take pictures from the photo pit of each stage, and being armed with an incredible lens, I’ve taken some pretty amazing pictures so far, and I can’t wait to sift through them all and post what I’ve been able … Read More Coachella 2014 | April 11 – 13

A Year of Concerts: 2013

Listed chronologically, the most recent show first. Stevie Wonder | Songs In The Key Of Life | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/21/13 Shy Girls | The Spare Room and Bootleg Bar | 12/12/13 and 12/13/13 Snoopzilla and Dam Funk “7 Days Of Funk” Record Release Party | Los Angeles Exchange | 12/10/13 Thundercat | The Echoplex | 12/05/13 Moses Sumney | The Echoplex … Read More A Year of Concerts: 2013

Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide 2013 | Echo Park | 11/10/13 – 11/11/13

This year (2013), Snoop’s wife’s company, Boss Lady Entertainment, signed an artist from Poland named Iza Lach. I’m a huge fan of her sound/voice, so when I found out that she was slotted to perform several sets during Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide music festival, I was giddy. I was even more giddy when I saw the impressive number of foreign bands set to perform. I … Read More Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide 2013 | Echo Park | 11/10/13 – 11/11/13

Video | Phaze | “Limelight”

  Phaze is a 19 year old rapper/singer from Los Angeles whose style and flow had me hooked the first time I heard his demos. He has been working relentlessly on new music and projects to build up his fan base and is planning to release a new album very soon. His latest project, a video for his track “Limelight” from his forthcoming project “Camping … Read More Video | Phaze | “Limelight”

BET Experience | Snoop, Kendrick Lamar & J.Cole | Staples Center | 6/29/13

This blog entry about the BET Experience is continued from “BET Experience | Beyonce | Staples Center | 6/28/13“ I woke up Saturday morning still in a daze from The Mrs. Carter World Tour performance that Beyonce put on at Staples the night before, but I still had two more full days of music ahead of me. BET set up an outdoor venue they … Read More BET Experience | Snoop, Kendrick Lamar & J.Cole | Staples Center | 6/29/13

Snoop Lion | “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks” Featuring Miley Cyrus | Mourning Loss

It’s been quite a surreal day for me.  Yesterday, I took my dog, Samson, to the vet as I noticed he was bleeding from his mouth. The vets noticed a growth on his tongue and diagnosed an Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cancer. My heart broke. The vets told me that it looked bad and that I should consider getting additional tests and prep him for … Read More Snoop Lion | “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks” Featuring Miley Cyrus | Mourning Loss

Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg) | “No Guns Allowed” | The Lion Assembles an All Star Team To Create Message About Gun Violence

On March 20, 2013, Snoop released a powerful new single titled “No Guns Allowed”; a song that reflects about his past ownership of guns and guns in America today. The Boss Dogg (or these days, the Boss Lion) has a storied relationship with firearms. Whether it was when the home of his family was raided while he wife and children were present, or whether it … Read More Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg) | “No Guns Allowed” | The Lion Assembles an All Star Team To Create Message About Gun Violence

A Year of Concerts: 2012, 24 Concerts, 1 Favorite

In 2012, I was blessed to have been able to attend 24 concerts.  This being the inaugural post of my blog, I thought it may be a good way to kick things off if I listed each of the concerts in the order that I enjoyed them (starting with the least favorite, and ending with my favorite), with a line or two of my … Read More A Year of Concerts: 2012, 24 Concerts, 1 Favorite