16 Jul 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…

Wild Belle at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/23/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)
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Wild Belle’s Exuberance At Sound In Focus Put Audience In A “Dreamland”

[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 The lead members of Wild Belle, Elliot and Natalie Bergman, are no strangers to the music scene. The brother-sister duo began making jazzy tunes together long…

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…