Check out Jhené Aiko talking with Rap Up about her favorite albums of 2012! Among her top five albums were not only Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius’ “WZRD” album, but also Miguel’s “Kaleidoscope Dream” album! She even when as far as saying that he brought back R&B with his vocal and songwriting abilities. See the rest of the top five above!
Roachy Balboa will be closing out 2012 at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz CA tonight but as a gift to his fans he drops a video taking them behind the scenes of his Bugged Out Tour earlier this year. Check him out as he hits every city on the West Coast to spread peace, love, and goomba!
Check out the official recap from our family DJ D-Rock of Z90 San Diego’s birthday party last Friday at Belo Nightclub! The turn up was real with performances from Problem, Bad Lucc , Cali Swag District, Cold Flamez, Domi Young, TayF3rd & more! If you didn’t come out and party with us you already know you missed out, so peep the video above to see how it went down!
In celebration of the all-new Kaboom! Magazine website, Kaboom! linked up with one of the hottest DJ’s out of the West Coast in Power 106 & Young California’s DJ Carisma! This is the debut mixtape of a brand new series of the same title ‘Brand New,’ which is filled with exclusives, world premieres and the hottest new records from today’s biggest and brightest artists in music. Click HERE to download the tape and check out the tacklist after the jump!
Happy new Years Eve from two of LA’s hottest young artists! Kid Ink has been working nonstop since the release of his latest project #RocketShipShawty and hopefully there is a lot more to come!
Bay Area Taylor Gang member Berner has lined up with Wiz Khalifa once again on a brand new track entitled “Paradise.” Berner and Wiz rap about the finer things in the track over the Phil Collins’ “Another Day in Paradise” sample. Take a listen below!
Cen Cal’s Party Animals IMAK Ent collaborate with Mr. Cowabunga, Syrup. to give a visual for their radio smash hit “Booty” which is currently making some noise in Cen Cal on B95 FM.
Young California presents Abby De La Rosa’s new interview series The Rose Delivery featuring one of 2012′s break out stars and Oakland CA’s very own Epic Records recording artist Jonn Hart. Check it out!
2012 was a huge year for the YNGCA family and as a free gift LA’s Dre Sinatra put together this new mix as a highlight reel for some of the hottest records to drop in California this past year. If you are ever in Hollywood looking for some action make sure you check out our family Dre Sinatra rocking all the hottest Hip Hop clubs week after week. Download the tape HERE and check out the track list after the jump…
Miguel sits down with MTV and talks about growing up in San Pedro CA, the struggles before and after signing his deal, what he feels is most important while staying true to himself and more. Check it out.
Check out Ryan McDermott perform ‘Paradise’ Live & Unplugged! His project ‘Ryan vs. The Sandman: The Tale of the Sleepwalkers’ is coming soon so in the meantime, here’s a live version of his record “Paradise.” Check it out above and enjoy!