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Old School Wednesday: Ice Cube – It Was a Good Day

Old School Wednesday: Ice Cube – It Was a Good Day

Ice Cube ~ "It Was a Good Day" (L)Today's mood, courtesy of Ice Cube back in 1992.  Samples: The Isley Brothers ~ "Footsteps in the Dark" Such a great slow jam from the same guys that made "Shout" and other hits like "Twist and Shout" during their 7 decade...

Old School Wednesday: Dr Dre – Let Me Ride

Old School Wednesday: Dr Dre – Let Me Ride

Dr. Dre ~ "Let Me Ride" (L) So on and so on, why don't you let me roll on?I remember back in the days when I used to have to get my stroll onDidn't nobody wanna speakNow everybody peepin' out they window when they hear me beatin' up the streetIs it Dre? Is it...

Old School Wednesday: 3rd Bass – Gas Face

Old School Wednesday: 3rd Bass – Gas Face

3rd Bass ~ “Gas Face” (L)"A Gas Face can either be a smile or a smirk When appears, a monkey wrench to work one's clockwork Perkin his brim to the rim of my cup Don't tempt me, you're empty, so fill'er up! Is I'm talkin coffee or cocoa, is you loco? Cash or credit for...

Old School Wednesday: RUN DMC – Christmas in Hollis

Old School Wednesday: RUN DMC – Christmas in Hollis

RUN DMC ~ "Christmas in Hollis" (L)"Rhymes so loud and proud you hear it It's Christmas time and we got the spirit Jack Frost chillin', the orchid’s out And that's what Christmas is all about The time is now, the place is here And the whole wide world is filled with...

Spiritual Tools | In Times of Transformation

Spiritual Tools | In Times of Transformation

Spiritual Tools for Times of Transformation.  A conversation with Astara founder, Crystal Healer & Herbalist Mariah K Lyons and Energetic Healer & Herbalist Julie Hovsepian 2020!?! Why is transformation so important at this time? M – This has been a year of...

Winter Wonders | Holiday Gift Guide

Winter Wonders | Holiday Gift Guide

What should you get for all the beloved but quirky, picky, fancy, practical or eccentric people in your life? The holidays are just around the corner and to make shopping a little easier we’ve assembled gifts for everyone on your list.     1.Self-care/Wellness:  2020...

Old School Wednesday: Geto Boys – Mind Playing Tricks on Me

Old School Wednesday: Geto Boys – Mind Playing Tricks on Me

Geto Boys ~ “Mind Playing Tricks on Me” (L)"This year Halloween fell on a weekend Me and Geto Boys are trick-or-treatin' Robbin' little kids for bags 'Til a law man got behind our ass So we speeded up the pace Took a look back and he was right before our face..."...

Bunny Holiday | Horror Babe

Bunny Holiday | Horror Babe

The multihyphenate Bunny Holiday gets festive for Halloween with a short film celebrating her clothing collection and gives us her Top 5 Vampire film inspo

John Carpenter | “Skeleton” and Anthology

John Carpenter | “Skeleton” and Anthology

At the end of August, just in time for spooky season, legendary composer, writer, director and somewhat newly minted touring musician, John Carpenter released a new single, Skeleton, on Sacred Bones Records. This was Carpenters first new music since returning to the...

Eva Gardner | All I Ever Wanted to do is Tour

Eva Gardner | All I Ever Wanted to do is Tour

Photo Credit Lynda BuchananInterview with Eva Gardner by Jarett Cole of RocknRollParty. Video editing by Jarett and motion graphics by Ida-Eri Gencheva. Eva Gardner is a self-described over-achiever. For the past 13 years she’s toured the world as Pink’s bass player...

Old School Wednesday: Beastie Boys – Sabotage

Old School Wednesday: Beastie Boys – Sabotage

Beastie Boys ~ “Sabotage” (L)"I can't stand it, I know you planned it I'm-a set it straight, this Watergate But I can't stand rockin' when I'm in this place Because I feel disgrace because you're all in my face But make no mistakes and switch up my channel I'm Buddy...

Womxn In Windows | 2020

Womxn In Windows | 2020

In the midst of the LA heatwave, this October the use of public spaces is an ever apreciated part of Cali lockdown. Enculturating yourself this weekend through mid November is  Womxn in Windows presenting its second annual exhibition of video works by womxn filmmakers...

FORT:LA | Witch Houses Trail

FORT:LA | Witch Houses Trail

Celebrate the greatly diverse architecture of LA’s hobbit homes and witches estates on this Halloween scavenger hunt from Culver City to Burbank, curated by Amber Benson

Old School Wednesday: SWV ~ Right Here

Old School Wednesday: SWV ~ Right Here

SWV ~ “Right Here(Human Nature Remix)” (L)It was a tough decision which version of “Right Here” to go with, but ended up with the Remix. SWV’s original version from 1992 has a little more bounce, and Taj rapping the bridge is textbook early 1990’s hip-hop, but the...

Old School Wednesday: Jay Z – Dirt of Your Shoulder

Old School Wednesday: Jay Z – Dirt of Your Shoulder

Jay-Z ~ “Dirt Off Your Shoulder” (L)"Said the ladies, they love me, from the bleachers they screamin' All the ballers is bouncin', they like the way I be leanin' All the rappers be hatin' off the track that I'm makin' But all the hustlers, they love it, just to see...

Old School Wednesday: Tony! Toni! Toné! – Feels Good

Old School Wednesday: Tony! Toni! Toné! – Feels Good

Tony! Toni! Tone! ~ “Feels Good” (L)"Mocedes the Mellow, quite a nice fellow Met 3T, hit a rhyme, acapello They had the rhythm and I had the rhyme So then a hit of that one more time It worked out and then they worked it in Tony! Toni! Toné! has done it again"...