Yucafrita Radio Vol. 26

April 23, 2015
Yucafrita Radio 26
Los Angeles, California

YUCAFRITA Radio is a musical journey and soulful exploration of the Worlds Music. It’s inspiration for your soul and mind as we continue on this daily grind.

1. Sauced- Freddie Joachim
2. Never Feel Cold (feat. Mendee Ichikawa)- Bosq of Whiskey Barons
3. Pyramids (Change)- Madlib
4. Etched – On The Zero
5. Essence- Jarreau Vandal
6. I Want You (Kaytranada Edition)- Common
7. to earth and back (ESSNTL Extended House Edit)- Sam Gellaitry
8. Beautiful Day (Dub Mix)- Tantsui
9. Two Weeks- FKA twigs
10. What I Need (Internal Sun Remix) – ATOS
11. Heavenly Eyes- Jesse Boykins III
12. Frank Ocean – At Your Best (You Are Love) starRo Version- starRo

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I DO NOT OWN OR CLAIM ANY RIGHTS TO THESE TRACKS.
JUST SHARING SOME GOOD VIBRATIONS LIKE ALWAYS.
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The FLOOR Improv Night #86

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April 21, 2015 by Stephen Smith-Contreras

The FLOOR Improv Night #86 turned the heat up a notch at the King King in Hollywood on Monday, April 20th. A night where soulful house music met a 15 piece improv band, and bboys, bgirls, and urban dancers met sensual dancing couples, this was the The FLOOR #86! Now a fundraiser for The Open Floor Society, THE FLOOR Improv Night is a monthly event where dancers and musicians of all backgrounds come together for an energetic, improvised collaboration, full of sensual and acrobatic energy. A must see…!

FKA Twigs seduces #DTLA

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April 15, 2015 by Stephen Smith-Contreras

FKA Twigs seduced Downtown Los Angeles #DTLA with an eclectic set in between her two Coachella dates on Tuesday evening. Spotlighted by her sensual dance moves, percussive beats, rich vocals, and visual effects, FKA Twigs gave her stateside following a notable performance.

Youth Bautizado at Capoiera Brasil Los Angeles

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April 11, 2015 by Stephen Smith-Contreras

Capoiera Brasil held an exciting youth Bautizado(event that celebrates a capoeira students graduation and change of cord) at its Mid City location in Los Angeles on April 11, 2015. The energy level was extremely high as Mestres(Instructors)from LA, San Diego, and NYC cultivated youth through workshops, performances, song and dance.

Yucafrita Radio Vol. 25

April 9, 2015
Yucafrita radio Vol. 25
Los Angeles, CA

YUCA FRITA Radio is a musical journey and soulful exploration of the Worlds Music. From Rumba to Rap, Lando to Jazz…It’s inspiration for your soul and mind as we continue on this daily grind.

Track List:
1. Bloom- Dpat
2. Need Want- Lakim
3. Field Trip- Shigeto
4. Hello- Giraffage
5. A Panar Algodon- Novalima
6. Speakin Nuyorican (Palov & Mishkin Remix) [Palov & Mishkin Remix]- Captain Planet
7. The Rainstick Fable- Clap! Clap!
8. Pun Pun Catalu- Celia Cruz(Canyon Cody & Captain Planet Remix)
9. Asiko- Tony Allen
10. Question Jam Answer- Fela Kuti
11. Handkerchief (Auntie Flo Remix)- KonKoma
12. Street Light (feat. Gwen Bunn)- Jordan Rakei
13. Momma- Kendrick Lamar
14. Buttermilk- Ta-Ku

Cover Photo Credit- Tom Hall
Design- S. Smith-Contreras

NO COPYRIGHT INTENDED.
I DO NOT OWN OR CLAIM ANY RIGHTS TO THESE TRACKS.
JUST SHARING SOME GOOD VIBRATIONS LIKE ALWAYS.
“Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.”

Soulection- Sound of Tomorrow Tour hits LA

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April 6, 2015 by Stephen Smith-Contreras

The Soulection Sound of Tomorrow US tour turned up the heat at a sold out show at the Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles (or DTLA) on April 4, 2015. This being the 4th straight sold-out show at the Regent this year. Notable performances by Jay Prince (London) and Iamnobodi (Berlin), both performing in Los Angeles for the first time. Esta and Spzrkt, as well as residents Joe Kay and Andre Power kept the crowd ignited all night.
As the Soulection North America tour approaches its end, what’s next?

Ibeyi in Los Angeles

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April 3, 2015 by Stephen Smith-Contreras

Ibeyi a duo of French-Cuban twin sisters, Ibeyi in Yoruba, brought Water and Fire through melodic chords, gritty beats, and sublime vocals to the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever- Los Angeles, CA on April 1, 2015.
One of the most impressive acts I have seen this year. Keep them on your radar!