#WestCoastWednesdays presents TRU7H

Mother. Activist. Singer. Woman. TRU7H is about that life. From reading to her son, to righting wrongs like the recent, tragic death of Alfred Olango, to purposing her music as a platform to share her message with listeners, South East San Diego’s TRU7H shares her truths, our truths, in hopes of effecting change. The songstress has taken a step back from …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents Locksmith

Photo Credit: Locksmith’s Facebook page // @caligrafsphotography. Once you have spent some time with Locksmith’s music, it becomes difficult, if not impossible, to imagine Davood Ali Asgari rapping under any other moniker. The intricacy and level of depth in his lyricism is nearly unmatched; it takes the focus and precision of a locksmith to decode the layers of depth and meaning …

#WestCoastWednesdays… 10 weeks strong.

Yes. This is a total cop out of the fact that I did not plan well enough to have an interview ready for this week. But. 10 weeks seems like a good place to stop and say, damn, this interview series is a worthwhile investment. For SDLovesHipHop. For the artists interviewed. And for you, the reader. Trust me. You don’t …

Snow tha Product at Music Box SD [2017 Photos]

Well, San Diego hip hop is off to a great start in 2017. Saturday, January 14th, Music Box SD played host to the Snow tha Product concert, featuring an all-SD-based opener line-up. Snow tha Product throws a great party and her fans know how to “turn up”, especially when prompted by the very commanding master of ceremonies – Snow is …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents Kahlee

Photo Credit: @KILLcREY Kahlee is the perfect representative of the independent entre-artist of 2017 and beyond. One who learns. Turns and teaches. Pursues sustainability. And remains fueled by his family, blood or otherwise. Kahlee has embraced the multiple-streams-of-income model as an independent hip hop artist and is more that willing to share his blueprint with others. The #FRESHstate rep is …