Boogie | Won’t Be The Same feat. Ayo [2017 Video]

Favorite is a funny word. Life is too nuanced for favorites. But I will say this, I have enjoyed listening to, getting to “know” (if I can even say that), and watching the growth of Compton’s torch-bearing emcee/rapper, Boogie, more than any other artist over the past couple of years. He has a rich catalogue of mixtapes: Thirst 48, The Reach, and Thirst …

#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 …