Game, E-40 And Tyler The Creator Represent Three Generations At Fresh Fest

A sold-out concert starring Game from an independent radio station that champions classic rap sounds from the West Coast resulted in an evening that showcased the past, present, and future of the culture.

The “Fresh Fest” concert at the 7100-person capacity Nokia Theater in Los Angeles is an annual affair for KDAY, a storied hip-hop station that likes to say it’s “older than boomboxes.” That’s owing to its original history on the AM dial introducing hip-hop to Southern California listeners in the late 1970s and into the 1980s. But this was no quiet storm of an oldies concert, with three generations of West Coast music represented on stage and in the wide-ranging crowd. Read more…