Tonight in Rap: Pigeon John, The Luminaries, and Wild Child
Pigeon John is so LA that he doesn't neglect the South Bay, like so many others choose to do. That's why he's gonna be at Venezia in Redondo Beach tonight, bringing the love to all the bitches, as per usual. We love Pigeon John, partly because he can make non-hiphop people stop and say, "Hey what's that? Turn it up!"
The Luminaries will be holding it down closer to LA if you're not down to head out to the beach. They'll be playing at The Derby, cruise in sometime around 9-ish. They're a spiritual hip-hop collective focused on making a damn difference, and entertaining you in the meantime. Don't sleep on this.
If all else fails, you still have Urban Underground @ the Airliner. Special guest Wild Child of Stones Throw Records is the headliner, and he's bringing that Oxnard grittiness that made his group Lootpack renowned within LA underground hip hop.
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