Francesco Yates Lives, Breathes, Sleeps Music

Being able to open for one of the world’s biggest, most talented pop stars isn’t too shabby, but actually being compared to Justin Timberlake? Sheesh …  Insert Francesco Yates, a singer, performer and all-around jokester out of Canada who lives, breathes, sleeps music. Entering the music industry at the young age of 16, the Toronto native brings his own unique flavor to the pop realm, pairing smooth buttery vocals with …

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Rebelution Headlines at Long Beach’s One Love Cali Fest

If you love reggae, you love Rebelution. Scratch that. If you love good music, you love Rebelution. Hardly able to be boxed into one genre, the reggae-inspired rock band came into fruition in 2004, and has since catapulted into one of the biggest touring acts in the world. Hailing from Isla Vista, the group consists of four members: Lead vocalist Eric, keyboardist Rory, bassist Marley D. Williams, and drummer Wesley, …

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Herchell L. Carrasco is the O.C. Bred Tattoo Artist for the Biggest Names in Music

Herchell L Carrasco is far from your average tattoo artist. From personal experience, anyone who’s met him can vouch that his heart is as big as his sleeve – literally. For having tattooed some of the industry’s biggest names – Kyle Kuzma, Zo, YBN Nahmir, Trippie Redd, to name a few – the Mexican-American, O.C.-bred all-around creative remains incredibly humble and soft-spoken, as if he didn’t just tattoo hip-hop’s most sought-after artist (6ix9ine) …

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Shows Not to Miss at The Observatory in 2019

If your favorite artist announces a tour, chances are they are coming through The Observatory in Santa Ana. Proudly standing as the premiere music venue in Orange County, this venue hosts a wide array of musical talent from up-and-coming to top-tier to legends. Often times, there will be two shows happening simultaneously, one in the intimate Constellation Room which holds 300, and one in the spacious main room of The …

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Caroline Grace Chats About Career, Goals and Work Ethic

Caroline Grace is here to prove dreams really do come true, if you work hard and stay true to yourself. At 22 years old, the pop and R&B songstress has already opened for KYLE on select dates of his Lightspeed World Tour, including San Diego and Hollywood. Somewhere in between those two cities is where she is bred, in the beautiful city of Laguna Beach. Moving to L.A. four years …

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Catching Up with Huntington Beach’s Own Yung Pinch Ahead of Rolling Loud This Weekend!

While most artists may be proud of where they come from, Yung Pinch wears his boastfully on his sleeve. Hailing from Huntington Beach and fittingly deeming himself the “beach boy,” the “Rock With Us” rapper proves why he’s a star in the making. Taking from both rock and rap influences growing up, the 21-year-old blends both genres while adding his own wavy vibes, both literally and figuratively. With the release …

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DesignerCon 2018 Unites Worlds of Collectible Toys and Designer Goods

It’s the time of year for DesignerCon 2018! Stemming from the footsteps and success of ComplexCon in Long Beach, this annual art and design convention brings together the worlds of collectible toys and designer goods, pairing them with the finest in underground urban and pop art. With Christmas shopping already hitting its stride, tens of thousands of DesignerCon fans gathered at Anaheim Convention Center November 16 and 17 for two …

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ComplexCon 2018 Took Over Long Beach For Its 3rd Year!

Taking place over two days (November 3 and 4) at the Long Beach Convention Center, tens of thousands of fans gathered in the 500,000 square feet space to bring to life Complex’s underlying vision of pushing culture forward: ComplexCon 2018. With endless music, fashion, art, food, style, sports, activism and education (the list goes on and on), the highly anticipated tradeshow festival hybrid can best be described in three words: …

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