The Mighty Junebugg – a June of all Trades


Chittlins & Pepsi
August 4, 2010, 6:50 am
Filed under: Cooking, Events, Hip Hop, In Search of Stoney Jackson, Long Beach, Music

So we  went to go see Strong Arm Steady perform in Long Beach at the Rhythm Lounge. I was so excited when they performed my favorite song and dedicated it to me! Wanna hear about it? Here it go…

Thanks Krondon & Phil Da Agony, our Backwood Brothers



Spring Harvest
August 4, 2010, 6:21 am
Filed under: Friends, Hip Hop, Music, Spring Harvest

Junebugg, B-Real & Yassi, Spring Harvest Festival 2010



This Sunday July 11th at BEAT SWAPMEET
July 9, 2010, 7:54 pm
Filed under: Beat Swapmeet, Cooking, Hip Hop, Rapper's Delight

Here’s what I’ll have on the Rappers Delight menu for ya, come thru and get your grub on!

And thats not all thats going on, Check out what else is going down @ BEAT SWAPMEET!

Los Angeles.. we invite YOU and the rest of the world… to a true Gathering of the Minds.

THE LOS ANGELES – BEAT SWAP MEET

Sunday after-noon July 11, 2010

Grandstar Jazz Club (Chinatown)

Home of The Fly-Ball, Boombox, & Soul Sessions.
943 N Broadway – Los Angeles CA 90012

FREE W/ CANNED GOOD (Home Before Anyplace)

This is an All Ages event – Casual drinking for the 21+

Over 35 Invited Vendors & Collectors, Buying Selling & Trading Records from all over The World.

BLUES  –  DISCO  –  FUNK  –  HIP HOP  –  JAZZ – PUNK  –  REGGAE  –  ROCK  –  SOUL  –  WORLD

Over 25 Real DJ’s spinning 12’s & 45’s.. some that are even for sale:

Abel |  AC The PD |  Analog |  Charlie Rock |  Chikaramanga |  Clenz Roc |  C-Los |  Counterstryke | DP Sound |  Expo |  Gabe Real | Jawa |  Kidriz |  Kiwamu Omae |  Listen Recovery Crew |  Omid  | Platurn | Pryvet Peepsho |  Raichous |  Valtron |  671 | more TBA
3 Areas of Music.. Records For Sale… & Conversations Awaiting

Downstairs: Hosted by Odds (Bpandodds.com, Jupitersciples)
An all 45’s extravaganza.. Live DJ’s share rare selections from there 7 inch collections. Reputable vendors from both Buena Park & Pasadena record swaps setup here, amongst a few dozen other invited vendors, in the likes of a different atmosphere (for once). Bar available for the grown..

Upstairs: Hosted by L.Scatterbrain (Zulu Nation, Foundation Funkollective)

Some of Hip-Hop’s living legends reside upstairs, selling records & spinning them of course. And can’t forget sampling them. BSM #10 will host our first ‘producer invitational’ for lack of better words. 8 Invited producers will be showcasing recently created tracks, some as recent as that very moment. All hardware, no laptops, no CD’s, full set-up on stage.

Invited Producers:
– Beautiful Kalamari
– Breeze
– Dibiase http://www.myspace.com/diabolic1
– dirtRAID http://sterling-senior.com/dirtRAID_beats/
– Immortal Fader Fyters http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaNu6ZVw-YQ
– Remode http://www.myspace.com/djremode
– Woool http://www.myspace.com/rawtradebeatz
Outside: Hosted by Listen Clothing & Rock Steady Crew
Features a vendor village of boundary pushing designers, brands that they have created, and the people who love to look fresh. Live DJ’s spin only vinyl and the place is decorated with clothing & record vendors. Record-inspired art, every culture in the world in one city, & the fresh California Sun peaking in between the Chinatown buildings… reminds you why you Love LA.
Celebrate 10 Years w/ Listen Clothing & don’t miss BSM’s 1st official B-boy competition hosted by Rock Steady Crew.
Journey off with Listen Recovery DJ’s as they take you around the world, right here in LA. www.listenrecovery.com
Live Performances by:
– Adrian Younge & The Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra (Wax Poetics Records)
– Balance and The Traveling Sounds
– ESQ & Chikaramanga (Tres Records)
And of course, can’t forget.. THE KITCHEN IS ALWAYS OPEN… “Rapper’s Delight”
For vending or other info:
Beatswapmeet@gmail.com
(714) 404-7568



Introducing 2 Live Stew to the Rapper’s Delight Menu!
May 26, 2010, 8:22 pm
Filed under: Cooking, Hip Hop, Rapper's Delight

This one’s for all you vegetarians out there. It’s basically Ital Stew and you can be as hungry as you wanna be cause I always make plenty. For those of you wondering why I have some big booty hoes up in the picture, you must not be hip hop. Check the 2 Live Crew reference…



Beat Swapmeet this Sunday & Rapper’s Delight
April 6, 2010, 8:18 pm
Filed under: Art, Beat Swapmeet, Delicious Vinyl, DJing, Events, Fashion, Gigs, Hip Hop, Life, Music

The Los Angeles Beat Swap Meet: 2 Year Anniversary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnrF-N_xH-4

Sunday after-noon April 11, 2010

Grandstar Jazz Club (Chinatown)
Home of Fly-Ball, Boombox, Firecracker, & Soul Sessions.
943 N Broadway – Los Angeles CA 90012

12noon-6pm / Free with Canned Good
Donations are hand delivered to the LA homeless community.

This is an All Ages event – Casual drinking (bar open) for the 21+

Over 30 Invited Vendors & Collectors Buying Selling & Trading Records from all over The World.

BLUES – DISCO – FUNK – HIP HOP – JAZZ – PUNK – REGGAE – ROCK – SOUL – WORLD

3 Areas of Music.. Records For Sale.. & Conversations Awaiting..

Downstairs: Hosted by Odds (Bpandodds.com)

An all 45’s extravaganza.. Live DJ’s share rare selections from there 7 inch collections. Reputable vendors from both Buena Park & Pasadena record swaps setup here, amongst a few dozen other invited vendors, in the likes of a different atmosphere (for once). Bar available for the grown..

Upstairs: Hosted by L.Scatterbrain (Zulu Nation, Foundation Funkollective)

Some of Hip-Hop’s living legends reside upstairs, selling records & spinning them of course. Special surprise in-store performances + our 1st official DJ battle. In the past Ras G, J-Rocc, Frank Nitt, Percee P, & Illa J, just to name a few, have blessed our listening ears with live, last minute surprise, showcases.

Outside: Hosted by Huskey Radio, & Listen Clothing

Features a vendor village of boundary pushing designers, brands that they have created, and the people who love to look fresh. Live DJ’s spin only vinyl and the place is decorated with record vendors. Record-inspired art, every culture in the world in 1 city, & the fresh California Sun.. peaking in between the Chinatown buildings.. reminds you why you Love LA.

Real DJ’s spinning 12’s & 45’s.. some that are even for sale:

671, Abel, AC The PD (Hip Hop Philosophy Radio), Analog (Beathackerz Collective), Blessaid, Charlie Rock (Rock Steady Crew), Chikaramanga (Tres Records/Giant Panda), Clenzroc, C-los (Stacksvinyl.com), Counterstryke, Early Worm, Endo, Expo (Root Down), Frank, Gabe Real (More Fire/Foundation Funkollective), Jawa (Scratch Academy), Kidragon (Table Manners), Kidriz, Kiwamu Omae (Shibuya Club), Listen Recovery Crew (Listen Clothing), Los Undergods, Mixmaster Wolf (Breakestra/Dark Leaf), Pryvet Peepsho (Fly-ball), Shred One, Source (Dicknose Monkeys), Uncle Bucky, Valtron, Yotah (Shibuya Club), The Plushone (Stereolove)

The 1st ever…Beat Swap Meet DJ Battle

$200 Cash Prize – Hosted by DJ Jawa (Lost Unknown, Scratch Academy) UP-STAIRS.

Judges:
Mr. Choc (Beat Junkies), Pryvet Peepsho, & P-Trix (IF2)

Sign-up: DJJawa@gmail.com



2Mex & 2Mex Tamales
March 12, 2010, 6:48 pm
Filed under: 2Mex Tamale, Cooking, Events, Hard N Da Paint, Hip Hop, Life, Music, Rapper's Delight

I’ll be serving up grub at the LA stop of 2Mex’s tour. Come thru, check out a great show and eat the bomb tamales named after 2Mex!



Dj Babu: The Beat Tape Release Party

Make sure you get your presales, they are in VERY limited supply. Not only will you see videos & hear music made by Babu of the World Famous Beat Junkies… but you’ll also be able to get your grub on! I’ll be serving up Rapper’s Delight in the lobby so make sure you come with an appetite.Follow Babu on Twitter

PS- Just in case you didn’t know… I love Hip Hop!

***Here are some pictures from the night***

I didn’t get to take any pictures of Babumpia because folks ate em right as they came out of the fryer… thats how good they were!

Check out Fro Labs break down of the whole night

Babu, Mr. Choc, Makaveli & Cheese and Guru Grape Leaves