Victoria Hernandez

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Victoria Hernandez is a reporter who is passionate about reclaiming the art of storytelling. She has worked for several publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Sun-Sentinel, Genius and served as Senior News Writer at HipHopDX for two years. Upon finding a great need for artists to have ownership of their stories, she founded Kick The Concrete with Corey Paul in 2017. She began her journey as a sports journalist and is a graduate of the University of Miami. Audience of 1.

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latimes.com

Fear of God designer Jerry Lorenzo's new collection taps blue-collar jobs, God and his former...

The day of the official release of Fear of God 's sixth collection, label founder Jerry Lorenzo stood thoughtfully in his downtown Los Angeles showroom gazing at the pieces he...

latimes.com

With 'Dreams,' rapper Cozz finds himself celebrating the West Coast - Los Angeles Times

In 2014 South Central rapper Cozz released his first song "Dreams." The song sees the artist mixing and matching comic book references with visions of fame and a fear - or a...

latimes.com

Delicious Pizza carries on the Delicious Vinyl music tradition

Dough. Cheese. Sauce. All three words can double as slang for money and influence in the pop and hip-hop universe. But brothers Mike and Rick Ross have since 2015 taken a more...

HipHopDX

7 Reasons Kemba Walker Should Be Rap's Next Big Name-Drop

Rap music and basketball have parallel cultures that have been noted at least since Kurtis Blow's 1984 song, "Basketball." Throughout history, rappers and basketball players...

Urban Pitch

How Warm Brew's Serk Used His Soccer Background to Forge a Promising Hip-Hop Career - Urban Pitch

A member of the laid-back West Coast rap trio Warm Brew, Serk attributes much of the success he's attained in music to his background as a talented soccer player growing up in...

Genius

The Making Of Lil Pump's "Designer" With Zaytoven

While Lil Pump climbed the charts last year with his breakout hit "Gucci Gang," the official video stirred up controversy after news surfaced that it was shot in a Catholic...

latimes.com

Compton-raised artist Problem looks inward on 'Selfish'

On a breezy fall night in North Hollywood, Problem and his friends stood in the parking lot outside a studio, sipping wine. They were locked out, but Problem, wearing sweats and...

One West Magazine

Tucson Hip Hop Festival Celebrates All Elements Of Culture - One West Magazine

A pocket of life is thriving in the middle of the desert as the Tucson Hip Hop Festival celebrated hip-hop culture this past weekend in the heart of downtown. On Saturday,...

latimes.com

Phora opens up on 'Yours Truly Forever,' a hip-hop album built on 'positive energy'

Anaheim-raised rapper Phora hasn't had it easy. The 22-year-old has survived a stabbing, a shooting and has wrestled with thoughts of suicide. But his first album for Warner...

HipHopDX

From K.Dot To Kung Fu Kenny: Kendrick Lamar By The Numbers

The question is still swirling about whether Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. will go down as a classic. It hasn't had the same cultural impact as 2015's Grammy-winning To Pimp a...

National Football Coverage

2017 Duprat Earns Scholarship at Hotbed Senior Showcase - National Football Coverage

The defensive back attended Football Hotbed's Senior Showcase January 24 in Miami and received an offer from ASA Miami on the spot. He committed to the junior college last week...

HipHopDX

Lecrae Was Hesitant To Name His Radio Single "Blessings," But Here's Why He Did It Anyway

Los Angeles, CA - Lecrae is taking a shot at radio with his new single, "Blessings," that drops tomorrow (January 27). After more than a decade in the industry, the Atlanta MC...

HipHopDX

Providence's Code Green Takes Listeners On "7 Day Trip" For Debut Project

Los Angeles, CA - Here to put Rhode Island on the rap map is Code Green. The trio - made up of Nesi, ER and Evo - released their debut project, 7 Day Trip, yesterday (November...

Sun-sentinel

'Canes still looking for power forward to emerge

The Hurricanes basketball team is loaded at four of five positions, but Miami still needs a power forward, and settling on one will be a priority for coach Jim LarraƱaga in the...

Themiamihurricane

Miami falls to FSU in front of 73,000 fans

In typical rivalry fashion, the Miami-FSU game was full of spectacles, including three offensive pass interference calls, four wounded Seminoles, Heat stars in attendance, a...