Gangsta rap paid for the Kim daughters' classical piano lessons, as the family moved from Koreatown to Gardena, then to Orange County. "Everyone from everywhere was coming — artists and customers ... a large selection of Chicano gangsta rap — with.
Jesus Barraza, 27, of Oakland creates posters with bold, simple screen prints in the Chicano tradition of social activism. Although he works in a style that is more than 30 years old ... coming hip-hop conference in New York. The pony- tailed artist.
The recording studio at radio station Power 106 filled up in a hurry. Half a dozen Chicano rap artists ... the show--songs by the 24-year-old rapper are now in heavy rotation. Like many of the local artists, Martinez has been rapping since he was a.
Castro, a 56-year-old Pasadena native, extend ripple fashion along ... the voice of the University of California at Riverside, with a series of Chicano-specific grooves: jazz, rap, oldies and ''movimiento,'' or protest music. ''Aztlan'' is the ancient.
Mexican rappers from California ... are still stuck in the old ways which is that old cholo rap Latino sound. What me and my partners are doing is totally left field from what’s acceptable from a Latin West Coast artist. Chicano rappers are put in.
He is a 17-year-old Chicano lyricist ... It certainly was not for lack of opportunity. Hip-hop has long been one of the most fashion-conscious cultural phenomena in America. In the 1980s, its most popular artists defined themselves with signature products.
Wanna see a 5-year-old head spin and a 37-year-old pop and lock? Hip hop dancers of all ages will perform in Culture Shock's "Shock 101: Evolution" dance performance at the Garfield Theater this weekend. April 22-23rd, 7pm and 2pm. Chicano Park Day is one.
“I had a lot of faith in him as an artist, since he was ... he was paving the way for Latinos in Hip-Hop, that his son would be leaving his own mark on the same trail decades later. The Los Angeles emcee brought Chicano Rap to the forefront with his.
Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead used to get the mic pulled out of his hands at rap battles. But the Los Angeles artist has steadily won fans and ... Girl, you're turning into old news. Hey, I need a new chick. Say it with me, y'all.
And a gay hip hop artist read a short story about a raspado, a Mexican snow cone. The audience gave a standing ovation to contributor and Cal State Northridge scholar Rudy Acuña. His book “Occupied America” is a founding text of Chicano studies.