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D Savage Prepares to Unleash D Phoenix at Union

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Born in Queens but based in Los Angeles, rapper D Savage blew up on the internet after releasing his first record, “30 Round Clip,” and continued to attract major buzz with his trap-heavy beats. Having inked a new…

October 8, 2018
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R3hab Is Riding the Wave

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Whether it’s for his previous work with big-room electro house, or through more recent pop-friendly anthems, R3hab’s name carries weight from his home nation of the Netherlands all the way to the States. Being one of the leaders…

September 20, 2018
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RJ to Unleash Mixtape With Joe Moses

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! RJ “Mr. L.A.” genuinely is everything he claims to represent with his name. Firmly committed, for a start: You can find the bold letters “Mr. L.A.” etched into his hair (which he admits he needs to maintain twice…

September 18, 2018
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10 of the Hottest Producers in Hip-Hop

Read the full list on LAWeekly.com! When you think of contemporary hip-hop, it’s easy to think of big-league artists Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole … the list goes on. But for every hit record, it’s important to remember there’s a genius behind the fire…

September 17, 2018
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Celebrated Photographer Badboi’s Big Picture: Philanthropy

Read the full interview on LA Weekly.com! What do Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Yachty, Migos, J. Balvin, Karrueche and soccer player Leo Messi all have in common? They’ve all been shot by Badboi. One look at his Instagram and you’ll quickly recognize the respect…

September 11, 2018
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Retail Meets Rave: Dolls Kill Opens New L.A. Superstore

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! Created by husband-and-wife Bobby Farahi and Shaudi Lynn in 2011, Dolls Kill started as an online boutique, serving as a one-stop-shop for all things bold, edgy and expressive. Whether it’s a bright striped “Party Starter” tube top for…

September 6, 2018
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Rapper Rico Nasty Says She’s No Punk Imposter

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Rico Nasty has one of the most distinctive female voices in hip-hop. The song “Bitch I’m Nasty” kicked off her most recent project, Nasty, immediately setting the tone for any newcomers just tuning in. In addition to her explosive…

September 3, 2018
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Devour Talks Social Media, Los Angeles and Kendrick Lamar

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Rocking a throwback Selena and Tupac T-shirt, Devour arrives for an interview with L.A. Weekly poised, reserved and in good spirits. Armed with a loyal, solid fan base (check out his 115,000 followers on Instagram alone), the Los Angeles rapper…

August 30, 2018
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Inside HBO’s Insane Insecure Summer Preview Bash

Read the full article on LAWeekly.com! As fans of HBO’s Insecure prepare for the season-three premiere on Sunday, we are still thinking about the wild event HBO threw a few weeks ago, which not only provided a sneak peek at what fans will see when the…

August 13, 2018
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Mariella Angela on Her Hip-Hop Portraits and Gucci Mane

Read the full interview on LAWeekly.com! Mariella Angela is a self-taught oil painter who has made a name for herself in the hip-hop community and beyond. Her portraits of rap’s greatest artists — from Lauryn Hill to Gucci Mane to Tyler, The Creator —…

August 2, 2018