VIDEO INTERVIEW: How PXNDX Stays Relevant

As seen on NBC 7 “SoundDiego” Modern Mexican punks PXNDX take SoundDiego’s Dita Quinones away from their show at El Foro in Tijuana to the dark side of life, where they find inspiration. Watch View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/blogs/sounddiego#ixzz3cUmxE1z2 Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook

GNSF! The Sonic Redemption of Cross-Border Duo Prayers

source: San Diego CityBeat In Sherman Heights, where Prayers frontman Rafael Reyes grew up, summers were far from picturesque. Low-income households are the norm, air conditioning is scarce and taking days off at the beach generally isn’t an option for the neighborhood’s working-class families. This environment serves as the backdrop for “Gothic Summer,” the lead […]

GNSF! Q&A: Bay Area Rapper Teaches with ‘Jesus Was Black’ Song

Bay area rapper Alpha Leo smoothly hits us with a history lesson in Christianity with his lead single, “Jesus Was Black.” The 33-year old’s verses are painstakingly well-written proving Jesus was a Black man. Alpha Leo weaves historical facts, Bible and Illuminati theories with precision. It’s not as hook-friendly or as complete as Kanye West’s […]

The Trinity of Raptivism

I’m pretty sure Afrika Bambaataa, KRS-One and Chuck D are smiling over their sons of the new school: Immortal Technique, Bambu and Odessa Kane. Together, these three MCs from three different cities united for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda at WorldBeat Center on Sunday. The concert was a grassroots relief effort, with 100 percent of […]

GNSF! Larry Hernandez is El Amigo de Todos

Source: The ironic and curious pairing of a name such as Larry Hernandez is like being named Pancho Smith, but it’s just one of those things that American Latinos do so well — rocking cultures of both sides of La Frontera successfully. He is one of Los Angeles’s greatest American Latino entertainers and he’s currently […]

GNSF! Vanessa Zamora Debuts en San Diego

Source: There’s few things more exciting than hearing that a Tijuanera alternative-pop singer/songwriter has been signed to Carla Morrison’s indie label, Pan Dulce Productions. Enter 21-year-old Vanessa Zamora, a classically trained pianist and guitarist born and raised in Tijuana. At first glance, she seems unassuming, with a natural pretty look — no make-up, wears her […]

GNSF! Tijuana’s Madame UR Does Del Mar

Source: Hopefully you caught a glimpse of the dramatic flair of Madame UR y Sus Hombres at the San Diego County Fair on June 30. Performing on the Coors Light Rock-On Stage, she performed songs that echoed modern feminism with a soulful cabaret jazz sound. It was a reminder that she has the discipline and […]