Playlist: Kendrick Lamar the Hero as ‘Black Panther’ Sets $230M Box Office Record

Featured Photo by KENNY SUN, Story By YO-X Black Panther is a remarkable feat in cinema with its sweeping scenes depicting Marvel’s most righteous superhero in explosive situations.  Box office is expected to hit a record-shattering $230 million for President’s Day weekend. But it’s the music that helped attract the weekend movie-goers to the Marvel-ous movie and the name of the hero is Kendrick Lamar. Continue reading Playlist: Kendrick Lamar the Hero as ‘Black Panther’ Sets $230M Box Office Record

Doctor Dre: From Yo MTV Raps to ‘Fleshwound,’ and Everywhere In Between

By Eileen Shapiro Legendary, iconic and audacious Hip-Hop mogul, the original VJ of MTV’s Yo MTV Raps, Doctor Dre, was kind enough to speak in depth and intimately for several hours regarding music, his radio show, Fleshwound, his podcast 2 Bind Mics, the music industry, and life in general. Without a doubt one of the most ingeniously effervescent, animated, and brilliant man on the planet, I must admit that being … Continue reading Doctor Dre: From Yo MTV Raps to ‘Fleshwound,’ and Everywhere In Between

Dr. Octagon Plays Belasco on President’s Day to Promote New Album

By YO-X Kool Keith, Dan The Automator, and DJ Q-Bert will hit the Belasco on President’s Day to give audiences a sample of the new Dr. Octagon music. The eccentric group is promoting Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation, the group’s third album. CHECK OUT DR. OCTAGON’S “Octagon Octagon” here. We caught Dr. Oc at Music Taste’s Good last year and the group puts on a … Continue reading Dr. Octagon Plays Belasco on President’s Day to Promote New Album

Twittersphere Knocks Migos Rapper Offset for Homophobic Comments

By JO-X The Twittersphere had a field day with Migos rapper Offset’s line in YFN Lucci’s single “Boss Life.” It comes on top of the criticism the Atlanta rapper has endured for allegedly cheating on his beloved girlfriend Cardi B. “I cannot vibe with queers,” the MC says on the song. But everyone from comedians to regular people took to the socials to express disappointment, … Continue reading Twittersphere Knocks Migos Rapper Offset for Homophobic Comments

The 131ers Talk Indie Tunes, Sit Down for Interview with Muzikbeat.com

The 131ers have a dynamic new sound that reflects their upbringing as lovers of great rock and roll. We sat down with the guys and got their insights into their music. MB: The 131ers are based in Torrance, CA. Are you guys CA natives? Where did you all grow up? Kaleb- Born in England! Moved across the pond when I was a wee lad to … Continue reading The 131ers Talk Indie Tunes, Sit Down for Interview with Muzikbeat.com

Mackenzie Nicole Takes Leadership Role with New Album ‘The Edge’

By AARON GAGERS Mackenzie Nicole has got a hot new album and she’s the newest pop sensation. Mackenzie’s new album, The Edge, is charting and getting the attention of the music business. But there’s more to this petite powerhouse than what meets the eye. Mackenzie is the face of the pop division of the Strange Music label. The pop department is called Strange Main — as in … Continue reading Mackenzie Nicole Takes Leadership Role with New Album ‘The Edge’

Coachella Gets Ruled by Beyoncé as Queen Bey Takes Over

By YO-X Beyonce blew away the crowd at Coachella and the festival may even have a new name now that the Queen has taken the thrown.  It’s “Beychella” all the way. Queen Bey’s Coachella show has schooled other headliners at the Indio celebration of all things over the top. Wardrobe changes ranging from royal robes to hip drum majorette, Beyoncé more than made up for her no-show … Continue reading Coachella Gets Ruled by Beyoncé as Queen Bey Takes Over

Kim Wilde Drops Album ‘Here Come The Aliens’

By AARON GAGERS Kim Wilde has released a new album called Here Come The Aliens which she says was inspired by an extraterrestrial visit that occurred in her backyard. Wilde, whose catchy pop anthem “Kids In America” was a No. 1 hit in 1981,  has been promoting her latest album with a UK tour.  The album came about as a result of her alien encounter, she said. Incredible Lights … Continue reading Kim Wilde Drops Album ‘Here Come The Aliens’

Win a Trip to Las Vegas to See blink-182 Courtesy of KROQ

Win a trip to Las Vegas to see Blink 182 courtesy of KROQ. Listen to KROQ  for your shot to win a trip to Vegas aboard the KROQ Blink-Bus! You and a guest will join us on the KROQ Blink Bus to Vegas, plus you’ll win a pair of tickets to see Blink-182 at The Pearl and a one-night stay at the newly renovated Palms … Continue reading Win a Trip to Las Vegas to See blink-182 Courtesy of KROQ