Here’s Your New Hip Hop EP of the Summer

Ta' Sean Du Bois is a San Diego based rapper who's been lighting up the SD and college scene. His last project, Tea Time, received a great response from fans and now he's dropping a new EP, Summer San Diego. Ta' Sean is all about creating lively, upbeat music that represents his favorite city, San … Continue reading Here’s Your New Hip Hop EP of the Summer

BET Awards Pre Party + Pics!

Saturday night, Interscope Records hosted their annual BET Awards Pre Party at ROKU/ Blind Dragon in West Hollywood. The guest list was star studded as artists, tastemakers and industry pros gathered to celebrate this year's hottest music. The party was sponsored by Martell Cognac, Clairol Professional, Finish Line, PRG, Fanta and MEZZ. Some stars in … Continue reading BET Awards Pre Party + Pics!

Artist Interview: Rapper J. Pump

J. Pump is a rapper form Chillicothe, Ohio. Since 2004, he's been gaining fans and creating music that allows him to express himself. He recently dropped "Inside This Place," which combines melodic beats and introspective lyrics, creating a conscious and catchy hit. Here, Pump talks about his musical inspirations, his journey, and advice he'd give … Continue reading Artist Interview: Rapper J. Pump

New Music Video: Billy Raffoul

Hey guys! Checking in here to let you all know about a cool new music video from Billy Raffoul. If you follow my writing over on Soundigest, you can read an interview I did with him. Read it here. In our interview, we discussed Billy's inspiration for writing this song. It's a cool story! Check … Continue reading New Music Video: Billy Raffoul

An Interview With Ocean Park Standoff

Little interview I conducted with the rising-to-stardom band, Ocean Park Standoff. Their music is great for a variety of genre-lovers because they personify a little bit of everything. Try them out today and listen to “Good News” and “Photos & Liquor” ๐Ÿ™‚

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By: Victoria Moorwood//

unnamed-4I got to talk to Ethan Thompson, one-third of the sunny L.A. band Ocean Park Standoff. Their hit single โ€œGood Newsโ€ video was recently premiered on Conan Oโ€™Brien Presents: Team Coco, and the trio is getting ready to release their highly anticipated EP this March. They are also currently touring and are set to tour the nation this summer. Their eclectic, chill vibe mixed with catchy beats makes their music the perfect added edge to your day at the beach. My personal favorite, โ€œPhotos & Liquor,โ€ was inspired by a seemingly romantic picture of Thompson kissing his ex, when in reality the photo was captured during a fight. The addictive melody about distorted memories has skyrocketed to popularity alongside โ€œGood Newsโ€ which already has over 2 million listens on Spotify. Singer/ songwriter Ethan Thompson, along with internationally famous DJ and musician Samantha Ronson andโ€ฆ

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Eclectik – Linking Up Artists Around the World

Thursday, December 1, SDSU hosted the HeadSTRONG Toy Drive in the Student Union in collaboration with Polinsky Childrenโ€™s Center in efforts to raise toy donations for children. The drive was a huge success, and so was DJ Josh Gigginโ€™s performance. Josh is the founder of ECLECTIK, his music corporation based in San Diego thatโ€™s linking … Continue reading Eclectik – Linking Up Artists Around the World