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  • 6 days ago | Hip-Hop

    Believe it or not, we're already a half-decade into the Odd Future era. While their first mixtape dropped in late 2008, it wasn't until the 2010 one-two punch of Earl Sweatshirt's "Earl" and Tyler, the Creator's "French" videos that a viral phenom...

  • 7 days ago | Got Beef?

    This Wednesday, April 22, beloved cult favorite and rock innovator Mike Patton brings Faith No More back to Los Angeles for the first of three consecutive shows at the Wiltern. It’s been almost 20 years since the group played in Los Angeles, and t...

  • 18 days ago | Hip-Hop

    It's human nature to want to define spans of time based on achievements in civilization or universally embraced sentiments. That's why we at the Weekly are comfortable stating we're currently living in the Era of Rapping Puppets. From Earl Sinclai...

  • 22 days ago | Hip-Hop

    Tomorrow, Tuesday April 7, sees the release of longtime Los Angeles rap innovator Aceyalone’s new album Action, his 11th album — 17th, if you include his work with landmark groups Freestyle Fellowship and Haiku D’Etat. Acey’s prolificacy has ...

  • 1 month ago | Hip-Hop

    March 2015 may go down as one of the greatest months in hip-hop history. Along with the new projects from Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt, rap fans were treated to another surprise that's just as unexpected: Chief Keef teaming w...

  • 2 months ago | Hip-Hop

    This Saturday night, the Epicenter Festival looks to party like it's 1999, and we're not talking Prince. In one of the most aggressive music lineups we've ever seen, the Forum is set to be rocked by an intimidating lineup from the other side of th...