Jesus Araujo

We Grade Our ’14 Coaches Picks Feat. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep & KYLE

We Grade Our ’14 Coaches Picks Feat. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep & KYLE

Last year around this time, we presented to you our group of 5 individuals we thought would make a mark in the game for 2014. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep, and KYLE. Check out our Coaches Evaluation and look out for our 2015 Coaches Picks coming soon.

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K. Roosevelt Might Be R&B’s Best Kept Secret

K. Roosevelt Might Be R&B’s Best Kept Secret

Article by Jesus Araujo One summer ago, K. Roosevelt gave the internet one of the most underrated R&B tapes, RoseGold, of the year. His new project, J O U R N E Y, will bring all R&B lovers to tears. J O U R N E Y brings back the feeling of pure R&B as if you were putting in Forever […]

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[Feature] Speakerfoxxx: HOWULUVTHAT

[Feature] Speakerfoxxx: HOWULUVTHAT

Article by Jesus Araujo Photo by Zach Wolfe The DJ’n world is a world of creativity. The DJ will carry with them, a computer, headphones, a theme, and most important respect to all music. It’s creativity and power given to the ultimate listener. They have been to enough parties and events to know how you should feel when the beat […]

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[Column] My Immigrant Family: Part 1

[Column] My Immigrant Family: Part 1

Article by Jesus Araujo Growing up it was a bit different for me. I saw the world through three perspectives. One was from my father. He is from El Salvador, a small third world country in Central America. What is it known for? It is the biggest export in coffee to the United States, so that cup of Joe you’re […]

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[Feature] Nate Fox: Created Organically

[Feature] Nate Fox: Created Organically

Article by Jesus Araujo (@jesusttw) Photo by Amy Narodovich The bond that two people create can help push both people to reach their full potential. It is a feeling that you will never forget. When that one person tells you “You made this? This is fucking dope!” there is no other feeling to describe that feeling. When working with Nate […]

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[Feature] KYLE: A Nerd Like No Other

[Feature] KYLE: A Nerd Like No Other

Article by Jesus Araujo (@jesusttw) Photo by Cyle Barinzi The transformation of any teenager is an interesting one. It is a delicate time that can form and shape thoughts, ideas and body hair in awkward places. The style of clothes they dress in, whom they listen to through their headphones and the people they like to associate themselves with; it […]

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[Article] I Just Want To Be Successful: A Look Back At Drake’s “So Far Gone”

[Article] I Just Want To Be Successful: A Look Back At Drake’s “So Far Gone”

Article by Jesus Araujo (@jesusttw) Five years ago today, Drake gave the Internet a gift that changed music forever. So Far Gone wasn’t just a musical masterpiece, it let artists know that you can make it in the music industry if you know how to finesse the web and make your own sound. Five years ago, Lil Wayne ran the […]

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[Re-Cap] Aint No Party Like a Bay Party: Check Your Ponytail 2 Party w/ Iamsu!, P-Lo, & Sage the Gemini

[Re-Cap] Aint No Party Like a Bay Party: Check Your Ponytail 2 Party w/ Iamsu!, P-Lo, & Sage the Gemini

Article by Jesus Araujo (@jesuscame) Photos by Cyle Barzini On October 18 at the Echoplex in L.A., IheartComix, Top Shelf and the Echo presented Check Your Ponytail with headline acts Iamsu! and Sage the Gemini. Both artists brought the house down with an abundant of hits for the crowd to dance, cheer and Bernie too. The packed house was filled […]

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[Feature] MIBBS: The Solo Shot

[Feature] MIBBS: The Solo Shot

Article by: Jesus Araujo (@Jesuscame) Photo by Mirey Acierto (www.mireyacierto.com) “You guys are cold as hell together,” said Snoop Dogg to Pac Div on an episode of his YouTube on-line show GGN news.  “Y’all got to stay family and stay within because despite what it feel like one of y’all might have to go solo…. it will be the best […]

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[Re-Cap] The TurNup Is Real at The El Rey for Iamsu! & Problem’s “Million Dollar Afro Tour” Stop

[Re-Cap] The TurNup Is Real at The El Rey for Iamsu! & Problem’s “Million Dollar Afro Tour” Stop

  Article by Jesus Araujo (@jesuscame) The west coast has found a new way to boogie at Backyard BBQ’s. The infectious beats and fun lyrics that Iamsu and Problem bring had El Rey Theater keeping their hands in the air and dancing like nobody was watching them. With DJ Carisma on the wheels of steel to start the show her great mixing of club bangers […]

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