24 Jun 2024
Baaba Maal at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)
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Baaba Maal’s Life Affirming Music Brought Joy To “Sound In Focus” [REVIEW+PHOTOS]

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] [pinterest count=”horizontal”] CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES To paraphrase Blurred Culture’s music editor  photo editor Derrick Lee: “With all the chaos in the world, there’s something incredibly life affirming about a musician like Baaba…

Nas at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/23/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)
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Nas Closes The Sound In Focus Concert Series As Only A Hip Hop Legend Can

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] [pinterest count=”horizontal”] CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES In 1994, Nas (a/k/a Nasty Nas a/k/a Nas Escobar a/k/a Nastradamus) released “Illmatic”, a hip hop album that revived the New York rap scene and is deemed by…

Classixx at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)
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Classixx Warms Up The “Sound In Focus” Crowd With Their Infectious Dance Grooves

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] [pinterest count=”horizontal”] CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES On June 3, 2016, Classixx released their sophomore album; the very adventurous “Faraway Reach”. Known for producing tracks that are heavy on the groove, Classixx has…

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“Refugee” and “New Americans” Are The Themes of KCRW & the Annenberg Foundation’s 2016 Sound In Focus Concert Series

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] [pinterest count=”horizontal”] KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation’s signature concert series is back; bringing the Summer season three Saturday’s of world class music to Century Park. To top it all off, each concert if FREE and all-ages as long as…