Around the holidays many reminisce about the good 'ol days and the fond memories of family, where one grew up and the sound track of that moment in time. That's why we are taking it up the 101 to the Bay Area to the originators of the hyphy movement with 106KMEL's, Master of the Mix, DJ Rick Lee's new, "Zion I Street Legends 2," mixtape.
One thing in life that will always keep you grounded is to remember where you came from. David Brooks, who fans have come to know as Mavado, has done that by paying respects to his mother. In a single released earlier this year titled, "Mama," Mavado expresses admiration for his strength influenced by the determination of his mother, while being grateful for the ability to give it back in return. Listen to "Mama" here on KingstonToLA.
KingstontoLA is known for its love of dancehall music. Yet, did you know that we love roots reggae just the same? With the rebirth of Roots Reggae over the past year in music, some of our favorite DJs; DJ Crooks, Kali Madden + special guests are bringing the good feeling vibes every Tuesday night at Delicious Vinyl on Sunset
KingstonToLA recently caught up with Marlon Asher after his second performance for the Los Angeles leg of this year's Life of A Ghetto Youth tour. Stay tuned for more info on a second tour but in the mean time find out what keeps Marlon Asher grateful in our recent interview here on KingstonToLA!
FOMO is real. While we were living up a warm October here in Los Angeles, our favorite Jamaican white rum makers were throwing a fresh bashment in the UK. Wray and Nephew's pop up 'Wray's Yard Shop' was from October 19th-October 21st at Protein Studios in East London.
As a new style writer to a Caribbean/Jamaican blog, I have realized there is so much to learn about Jamaica. The amazing music, the delicious food, and not to mention the beautiful beaches, but what about style? It's a large part of the Jamaican diaspora and is a driving force behind the island vibes. We take pride in providing information about the latest Caribbean inspired fashion and hair trends..
You might have seen the look on Beyoncé, Kendall Jenner, Jourdan Dunn and other trendsetters. The off-shoulder top is back and still the sexy/conservative look every woman should be rocking this Spring. At KNG2LA, we have taken notice of this 90s throwback style and it fondly reminds us of Grease and Olivia Newton's off shoulder black top. The width of this look is endless.