ON WAX: DABABY DROPS SOPHOMORE ALBUM, BANDHUNTA IZZY RESURRECTS ‘HOW TO ROB’, & ANGIE MARTINEZ STOPS BY ‘THE BREAKFAST CLUB’

ON WAX: DABABY DROPS SOPHOMORE ALBUM, BANDHUNTA IZZY RESURRECTS ‘HOW TO ROB’, & ANGIE MARTINEZ STOPS BY ‘THE BREAKFAST CLUB’

DABABY RELEASED HIS SOPHOMORE ALBUM, KIRK After releasing his second album, Kirk, the North Carolina native stops by Big Boy to cement his spot as 2019s hottest rapper. Dropping this 13-track project, you hear features from Stunna 4 Vegas, Moneybagg Yo, Gucci Mane, Kevin Gates, and Migos, but what really grasps your attention is the heartfelt […]

1969

1969

The year 1969 will be known for many of things: the Stonewall riots in New York, the Apollo 11 moon landing, The Beatles famously crossing Abbey Road, Woodstock, and the opening of the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. However, more than anything else in LA, the shadow that looms larger than all of those things, is […]

1999: Part 2

1999: Part 2

The year 1999 was only 20 years ago, but it seems so last century. Who can forget the race against time, as companies scrambled to update their computer software amid fears that the rollover of the clocks on December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000 would set all the internal clocks in the computers back […]

40 Years of Cosmic Horror

40 Years of Cosmic Horror

Like JAWS, I cannot think of or talk about this movie (or its sequels) without typing its name in all caps. It has been forty years since we were introduced to the Lovecraftian horror of ALIEN, and even in the hopefulness of new beginnings that is spring (of the dead heat of summer), it’s a […]

COLUMBINE: A Dark Anniversary

COLUMBINE: A Dark Anniversary

When it happened on April 20, 1999, the events that unfolded at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO immediately shook the nation. Two students dressed in trench coats and armed with shotguns walked into their school and opened fire. Though the two members of the so-called “Trenchcoat Mafia” killed 13 of their fellow students, their plan was […]

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

KEVIN ABSTRACT RELEASES ARIZONA BABY While we wait for new releases from Brockhampton, the boyband’s mastermind, Kevin Abstract, dropped a short EP. At just under nine minutes, ARIZONA Baby is a blend of Kevin’s influences. Experimental at times, the project explores hip-hop, indie rock, pop, jazz and rock. According to his Instagram, the rest of the project will […]