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Vince Staples – Summertime 06 (Review)

Straight off the 2015 XXL Freshman list comes Vince Staples with his commercial debut Summertime 06. Once thought of as a mere associate act of Odd Future, the Long Beach, CA emcee delivers a pretty solid proje... Read More...
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New Artist: P Staxx

Straight off the streets of San Bernardino, CA comes P Staxx.  From a slain older brother whose life was claimed by the streets to an incarcerated father, the 22 year old rapper spits a true to life story with ... Read More...
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Emerson Windy (Interview)

  Every year new emcees emerge from all different places, spitting about anything and everything. The question on every hip-hop heads mind in 2014 should be “Who will be the next young rapper at the... Read More...
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A$ton Matthews – 3:16 (Review)

This spring there hasn't been too many projects that have caught my attention. Why? Well I don't even know. But I got a hold of Lakewood, CA based up and coming rapper A$ton Matthews' mixtape 3:16. A$ton Mat... Read More...
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Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron (Review)

Today you can't say west coast hip-hop without mentioning Black Hippy. The south central Los Angeles based crew has been putting out classic projects for a while now including Good Kid M.A.A.D. City from Kendri... Read More...
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Eliquate

Well we hope it's not too late to wish everybody a happy Thanksgiving. The Indie Buzz is thankful that this week we're bringing it back to the west coast with the Santa Cruz hip-hop band Eliquate. If you like n... Read More...
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Ol Sol – PHAZES

It's always a pleasure when I get to write reviews on artists I know personally, but this time there's a little more meaning to it. 20-year-old Los Angeles emcee Ol Sol and I have known each other since dam... Read More...
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Dom Kennedy – Get Home Safely

Man oh man. My boy Dom Kennedy reppin' Lemiert Park, CA's sophomore album "Get Home Safely" leaked earlier this week. I had a chance to listen to the whole thing, and it comes in at a smooth 4/5 flies. Pretty m... Read More...