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What Does It Take to Be a Coachella Headliner?

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! Every year, people ask what it takes to headline Coachella. But there’s extra focus this time due to Beyoncé’s for-the-ages performances last year. In fact, when the three headliners for Coachella 2019 were announced, they seemed particularly underwhelming because of…

April 15, 2019
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What Are the Coolest Non-Music Things To Do At Coachella?

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! Have some time to kill before the next act? Overwhelmed with the six stages and need a breather? Or maybe you just need something to entertain your senses before embarking on your next adventure? This year’s vendors do…

April 14, 2019
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DJ Sam Feldt Preaches Sustainability at Coachella

Read the full interview at LAWeekly.com! Each year, I head to Coachella and see a barrage of water bottles and cans trashed all over the sacred campgrounds. Each year, I wonder what they’re doing to minimize littering and plastic waste and maximize protecting our…

April 14, 2019
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Coachella Survival Essentials

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! Heading down to the Coachella campgrounds in Indio, there’s always one thing that crosses everyone’s mind: “Did I forget anything?” While some may pack their outfits weeks in advance, day-by-day, some (me) only remember to pack the evening…

April 13, 2019
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Here’s Why You Should See Anna Lunoe at Coachella

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! One of the big thrills at Coachella is not only seeing your favorite artists play but discovering new talent. While Anna Lunoe isn’t necessarily brand-new, returning for her third year, the DJ/tastemaker plays the early 2:40 p.m. Friday slot at…

April 13, 2019
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The Coachella Expectation vs. Reality: Respect the Music!

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! First-timers heading into Coachella Weekend 1 may have a preconceived notion of what the festival will be. You see the glamour pictures all over social media of guys and girls in their “Coachella outfit,” leading to a barrage…

April 13, 2019
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Clairo Preps for Coachella With ACLU Benefit

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Clairo doesn’t even know how she blew up, though the fact that she did is something she both treasures and ponders. Real name Claire Cottrill’s Clairo musical project came to fruition when she was 17. Now 20, she loves…

April 12, 2019
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Track of the Week: Vory’s “You Got It”

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! Hailing from Louisville, Kentucky, Grammy-winning recording artist Vory came to Los Angeles, where he met Boi-1da, who worked very closely with Drake. From there, Vory has penned some of music’s hottest records, such as Drake’s “Mob Ties” and…

April 8, 2019
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Nafessa Williams Is TV’s First Black Lesbian Superhero

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Black Lightning may have just had its season finale, but Nafessa Williams, who plays Anissa Pierce aka “Thunder,” TV’s first black lesbian superhero, doesn’t stop. The Philadelphia native will resume filming the show later this year for its third season, and she just finished…

April 6, 2019