29 May
Chuck D, Flavor Flav & Bomb Squad get their day in the sun

One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but […]


24 Oct
SceneFour collaborates with music icons at Andrew Weiss Gallery

Los Angeles-based creativity house SceneFour and its army of collaborators have joined forces to showcase their art in an exhibition aptly titled Come Together. The exhibit, which is held at the Andrew Weiss Gallery in Beverly Hills, features work from RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Chuck D of Public Enemy, DJ Qbert (above), Shavo Odadjian […]


25 Aug
Mötley Crüe, Public Enemy, Matt & Kim and an army of aging groupies flock to celebrate West Hollywood's most fabled street

As we posted last week the Sunset Strip Music Festival went down this past Saturday, and as expected the festival was a true spectacle — both with the bands performing, and the festival goers who went to celebrate the mighty Sunset Strip… including the armies of aging, drunk and bottle bleached groupies who descended into […]


There are no shortages of music festivals in Los Angeles every year, but none carry the cultural cajones of the the Sunset Strip Music Festival. After all, when you’re celebrating one of the most famous streets in the history of rock n roll it’s tough to compete. Hall of Famers like Van Halen, The Doors, […]


7 Jun
The BBC's 2004 one-hour documentary hits the interwebs

Lucky for us users of the world wide web we get to stumble across treasures like this: the BBC’s 2004 documentary Once Upon a Time in New York: The Birth of Hip Hop, Disco and Punk. As the title suggests, the one-hour documentary tells the story of how the squalid, crumbling streets of downtown New […]


16 Feb
Why sometimes getting a cease & desist from Biggie Smalls can be a good thing

UPDATE: Dan Black’s album ((un)) drops today, available from iTunes or Amazon for $8. Moreover, today he also released his video for “Symphonies” with Kid Cudi, so we’re re-posting his Q&A from a couple weeks back along with the new video… After years of languishing around in London cover bands, Dan Black dumped the slackers […]