#WestCoastWednesdays presents Lazy Astronauts

Purity beats perfection. Every time. Gabonano and Ralph Quasar (fka 18Sense) have found a pure place that lies somewhere between procrastination and productivity. There, the duo lackadaisically built a launch pad, from which the Lazy Astronauts took to space, and they show no sign of coming back down. The recently released, self-titled album, Lazy Astronauts, feels akin to a laid back, …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents Sam Gouthro

Image courtesy of Lenny Villegas (@villegasmedia) If J Dilla’s “So Far To Go“, featuring Common and D’Angelo, somehow took on the flesh of an unassuming twenty-something living in San Diego, California, the song would undoubtedly bear uncanny resemblance to Sam Gouthro. The humility and laid-back nature of the SD native might make an allusion to Dilla, Com’ Sense, and D’Angelo …

#HipHopWeds Provides San Diego with Quality Hip Hop, Every Wednesday at AC Lounge

Kahlee, San Diego transplant by way of Gardena, California, has paid dues in the hip hop scene in America’s Finest City for the past decade plus, earning him the respect and footing to begin creating platforms to showcase what our city has to offer. #HipHopWeds‘ flagship event at Normal Heights’ Air Conditioned Lounge, Hip Hop House SD (an extension of …

The Music Man: DJ Inform Owner of Beat Box Records Discusses DJing, Origins Of The Shop & The Importance Of Community

Special Guest Post from StepOffMagazine.com. I have been keeping an eye on Step Off! Magazine since its public inception on October 14, 2016. Its founder, Rob Camacho, and I, have connected in the world of social media, giving digital nods to the other’s work and purpose; we decided to take it one step further to let our readers know that …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents JTreel

JTreel is like Lauryn Hill – a mad scientist who experiments on himself first, to make sure that his science works. He has found the right formula, and is moving forward, bearing wisdom to share with those ready to go to the next level. JTreel has been on multiple national tours as one half of the San Diego-based, SDMA nominated and awarded, loved and respected duo, Day-Go …