BLOCK PARTY LA


Union Pacific, Los Angeles
May 9th, 2015 | 12PM - TIL

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ABOUT BLOCK PARTY


Block Party LA combines the excitement and inspiration of the new music culture with it’s original roots in the community by showcasing local talent in an energetic, fun environment that connects the artist with their local fan, while introducing them to new ones.

In an outdoor venue uniquely designed and decorated to bring back the feel of a traditional street party, the event also serves as a venue for local brands, vendors and other local artist talent, bringing the entertainment to a new level, which ensures every patron enjoys an unforgettable experience.

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May 9th, 2015
Union Pacific, Los Angeles
12PM - Until

Sounds by DJ R-Tistic

1:00PM - 1:12PM
The League LA
1:20PM - 1:32PM
Young Rook
1:40PM - 1:52PM
Craig Gillespie
2:00PM - 2:12PM
Name Brand
2:30PM - 2:45PM
Dean Risko
2:55PM - 3:10PM
TassNata
3:20PM - 3:35PM
Ramaj Eroc
3:45PM - 4:00PM
Jake n' Papa
4:15PM - 4:35PM
Curtiss King
4:45PM - 5:05PM
Alex Isley
5:20PM - 5:40PM
Preston Harris
6:00PM - 6:25PM
Terrace Martin
6:35PM - 7:05PM
Talib Kweli

Artists


  • Talib Kweli performing live at Block Party LA

    Talib Kweli

    Terrace Martin performing live at Block Party LA

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    Alex Isley performing live at Block Party LA

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    Name Brand

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    Preston Harris

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    Curtiss King

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    Dean Risko

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    Ramaj Eroc

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    Craig Gillispie

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    Young Rook

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    Jake & Papa

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    Tassnata + Junia T

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    The Leauge LA

Talib Kweli
Talib Kweli Greene (born October 3, 1975)[1] is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Kweli also earned recognition through his work with fellow Brooklyn-bred rapper Mos Def, in East Coast hip hop group Black Star, as they are collectively known.
Terrace Martin
Terrace Martin is a hip hop producer and rapper from Los Angeles, California. He has produced beats for artists including Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Kendrick Lamar, Kurupt, Lalah Hathaway, Talib Kweli, Big K.R.I.T., Glasses Malone, Murs, Nipsey Hussle.
Alex Isley
Alex Isley discovered her love of music and passion for performing at an early age. She takes great pride in the influence and legacy of her family’s music; her father, Ernie Isley, and her uncles are collectively the Isley Brothers.
Name Brand
Namebrand, a native of Long Beach, CA and his producer John Ho, have shared those demons throughout their careers. From touring stints with bottle popping, gun toting-rappers to mass-producing Autotuned-pop songs for teenyboppers, the two realized that they weren’t making music that remotely represented their tastes.
Preston
HS87 recording artist, Preston Harris possesses a rare combination of soul-warming vocals and inspiring lyrics. From San Diego, California, Mr. Harris first came onto the scene having worked with fellow HS87 producer Haze Banga in a group called Special Order. His unique talent piqued the ears of the Grammy-winning producer Hit-­Boy ("Niggas in Paris," "Clique"), who produced the bulk of his debut EP, Love Crazy.
Curtiss King
Curtiss King is a American hip hop recording artist and record producer based out of the Inland Empire. Signed to independent label, Black Cloud Music, King is also known for his productions credits with artists such as Murs Noa James, Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist Ab-Soul, Glasses Malone, Mack 10 and more.
Dean Risko
Dean Risko was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He and his parents moved to Salt Lake City, Utah when he was 10 years old and it was there that he began to discover his love for music and Hip-Hop. Beginning with the b-boy culture then becoming accustomed to the art of rhyme which finally led to the discovery of his gift to sing and write.
Ramaj Eroc
No two words can describe this Hip-Hop artist no better than "hard working" as he makes his way to the top. Struggling for some kind of publicity, his will to be heard is just the beginning of his story. Born in Chicago & raised on the south suburbs, its been 13 long years since he started on his path for respect, but it seems like it just haven't came yet.
Craig Gillespie
No two words can describe this Hip-Hop artist no better than "hard working" as he makes his way to the top. Struggling for some kind of publicity, his will to be heard is just the beginning of his story. Born in Chicago & raised on the south suburbs, its been 13 long years since he started on his path for respect, but it seems like it just haven't came yet.
Young Rook
Jake&Papa
R&B singer/songwriters, Jake&Papa, aren’t at all new to the music scene. The soulful Los Angeles brothers have been singing since they could speak, and have collaborated with heavy hitters like, R. Kelly, Ne-Yo, Fabolous and more. Along with hitting the stage all over LA and across the nation, these ASCAP-artists have also performed for Stevie Wonder, and the late-great Michael Jackson.
TassNata
Finding a balance between the insightful and the nonchalance, the mainstream, and the underground, rapper TassNata is an Independent solo artist. Born Justin Nerling in Vernon BC Canada, TassNata grew up under the care of his father who was an avid music collector and audio engineer turned carpenter to better support the family.
The Leauge LA
Music duo "The League" is composed of Los Angeles & Compton natives Phresco Cool (P. Cool) & Jurassic Wax (J. Wax), and frequently features a live drummer by the name of PDK. Quickly making a name for themselves throughout the underground for their genuine sound and incredibly energetic stage performance, expect the duo to invade the airwaves soon with their own personal brand of music.
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3200 Union Pacific, Los Angeles, Ca 90045
May 9th, 2015 | 12PM - TIL