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2012 Rock the Bells Launch Party | HOB Sunset [05.08.12]

Paid Dues was a blast and all that attended can vouch for that. Now that it has come and gone we await Rock The Bells, and if you are a die-hard hip-hop fan pay close attention. Here is your chance to get the scoop on the line-up before anyone else does, and you get to party for FREE! May 8th Guerilla Union will take over the House of Blues Sunset for the RTB Launch Party where all the details of the show(s) will be unveiled; artists, dates, and venues.

However, the only way in is to win tickets! Which is easy just stay posted on RTB’s Facebook, Twitter, Youtube channel, and Tumblr.
You have from NOW til day of show to win so what are you waiting for go out and find RTB on the internet.

Just to tempt to you a bit more here is the Rock The Bells 2011 Wrap Up video, enjoy & good luck!

Kids Right Now | Psalm One

The days of women doing back up vocals in hip-hop songs and only playing the role of a vixen are far long gone. Today women are coming forth and making music that defines the times they are living, Chicago native Psalm One makes music that speaks a bit of truth in every rhyme. Here is a glimpse at the first single Kids Right Now from the EP, Child Support due out July 2012.

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Paid Dues Pre-Party Recap | HOB Sunset [03.31.11]

It’s safe to say the Paid Dues Pre Party was a success, when you can pack the House of Blues Sunset on a not so lovely Saturday night things look good even before the show starts. Scattered showers were falling on and off all night but that was no issue since the party was jumping off inside, hosted by Los Angeles’ own 2Mex the ambiance of the place was strictly hip-hop party from the get-go!
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Murs: Road To Paid Dues Tour

On the heels of the Paid Dues line-up being fully released Murs announced its affiliate tour for the year. Hitting the road with Ab-Soul, Tabi Bonney, and Whole Wheat Bread to kick off the Paid Dues hysteria as well as to give those not in the Southern California area an opportunity to get a little bit of the feel of Paid Dues itself. This comes as no shocker since Murs has been dead on his grind lateley with collaborations galore, the upcoming release of Varsity Blues 2, Paid Dues itself, and now the tour.

To top it off next week, February 15, Murs will team with Snoop Dogg affiliate Terrace Martin, to release Melrose. Another for sure to be banger!

The dates and venues for Road To Paid Dues Tour are as follows:

2/17: San Diego, CA (House Of Blues)

2/18: Fresno, CA (Starline)

2/19: Santa Clara, CA (Avalon)

2/21: Portland, OR (Hawthorne Theatre)

2/22: Seattle, WA (El Corazon)

2/24: Vancouver, BC (Future Of Sound)

2/25: Victoria, BC

2/26: Kamloops, BC

2/27: Calgary, AB (Republic)

3/01: Winnipeg, MN (Pyramid Cabinet)

3/03: Minneapolis, MN (Fine Line)

3/04: Chicago, IL (Lincoln Hall)

3/05: Indianapolis, IN (Earth House)

3/06: Pittsburgh, PA (Club Cafe)

3/08: Ottawa, ON

3/09: Toronto, ON (Wrong Bar)

3/10: Burlington, VT (Higher Ground Showcase Lounge)

3/11: Boston, MA (Royale)

3/12: Brooklyn, NY (Music Hall of Williamsburg)

3/13: Philadelphia, PA (North Star Bar)

3/15: Baltimore, MD (Ottobar)

3/16: Roanoke, VA (Awful Arthur’s Seafood)

3/17: Carrboro, NC (Local 506)

3/18: Atlanta, GA (Masquerade [Hell Stage])

3/19: St. Augustine, FL (Cafe 11)

3/20: Orlando, FL (The Social)

3/21: Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Culture Room)

3/22: Tampa, FL (The Crowbar)

3/23: Gainesville, FL (Common Grounds)

3/24: New Orleans, LA (The Parish)

3/25: Houston, TX (Fitzgerald’s)

3/26: Austin, TX (Emo’s [inside])

3/27: Denton, TX (Hailey’s)

3/29: Santa Fe, NM (Corazone)

3/30: Tucson, AZ (Club Congress)

3/31: Temple, AZ (Clubhouse)

4/02: San Bernardino, CA (Paid Dues)