Photo by Brian Addison.
When it comes to the story of West Coast hip hop, the names of Snoop Dogg, Warren G, and Nate Dogg come up with it. ...On October 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison
After launching in Long Beach last year, ComplexCon returns to DTLB November 4 ...On August 24, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Junko Shiba.
After successfully hosting this past weekends massive, two-day Summer Breeze Festival that brought the best ...On August 15, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison
For me, there’s long been something distinctly special about Summer and Music (SAM).
I once ...On August 7, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Before Lady Gaga, there was Dale Bozzio, the heavy-make-up, in-your-face, overtly-sexual lead singer of Missing Persons—and they’re bringing ...On July 11, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: Furcast, headlining Supergloom Festival.
It became a moment of empowerment that even surpassed Mitt Romney’s wince-inducing “binders of ...On June 30, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo above, from last year’s 720° event, by Brian Addison. Graphic below courtesy of Kaskade.
Quite arguably Long Beach’s ...On June 15, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: Agenda’s annual convention in Long Beach, 2016.
Long Beach is becoming the go-to beachside ...On May 23, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Long Beach has long lamented that, despite its rich history within hip hop culture, it has yet to ...On May 15, 2017 / By Brian Addison