#WestCoastWednesdays presents Tyson Amir

Being one of a few white faces in a sea of beautiful, powerful, and passionate black men and women, sitting under the weight of Tyson Amir’s words shared from his poignant, socio-political, freedom fighter’s memoir, his magnum opus (at least to date), Black Boy Poems, was uncomfortable. And that’s good. Those moments have made me who I am, they make …

CashUs King (FKA Co$$) | Victimized feat Christina Cardella (Prod PsyClones) [2015 Song]

Leimert Park emcee, Dirty Science affiliate, and one of the most slept on, CashUs King (formerly Co$$) pens a heartfelt response to Eric Garner’s death, to police brutality, to social injustice period. The pained, frustrated voice of Garner’s widow, Esaw Garner, sets the tone for Victimized, wherein CashUs beautifully dances the line between anger and empathy. The LA artist paints a grand …

Can I Kick It? Yes You Kane! | Beatrock Music’s 5th Year Anniversary Left Coast Tour

San Diego hometown hero Odessa Kane was recently signed to the Beatrock Music roster, joining the five-year movement of revolutionary-minded artists, figure-headed by LA’s Bambu De Pistola. The band of brothers (and sisters) celebrated the label’s 5th-year anniversary on their San Diego leg of the Left Coast Tour Saturday, July 25th. The show was scheduled to take place at The Irenic in …