Island Block Party
Landon McNamara, Hooliganz, Mahi & Eli Mac
Likkle Jordee, Bo Napoleon & Johnny Suite
Landon McNamara, Hooliganz, Mahi & Eli Mac
Party people it is the Last Call! As we wrap up Season 2 it is only right that we end with a fan favorite out of Hawaii, Kolohe Kai at their sold-out show in San Diego at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in front of 5,000 loyal fans. Our very own, Joi Rose takes you backstage to check in with the one and only Anuhea that set the vibe for the night as well as frontman, Roman of Kolohe Kai to talk about what a difference a year makes as their fanbase continues to skyrocket and what is in the near future for the hottest band coming out of the Aloha state. It is the live performances that makes Island Block Party so unique because it makes you feel like you’re right on stage with the artist as they perform so you definitely do not want to miss out on this last episode of Season 2 of Island Block Party because we do not disappoint.
This week we take the party to the city by the sea, Long Beach, California with our folks, Live LA Events at the Long Beach Terrace Theater. We pull up to reconnect with the legendary reggae band out of New Zealand, Katchafire. Our very own Myz Lulu takes you backstage before the madness to catch up with Jordan Bell of Katchafire to talk about their international tour as well as the early of the group and how their faith played a huge role in their music as well as their name. For all you die-hard island reggae fans this episode we highlighted some of their live performance from the show so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode of Island Block Party.
For all, you true R&B lovers out there this episode is for you. Our very own, Myz Lulu is back at the headquarters, House of Blues Anaheim to meet up with one of the sultriest crooners on the west coast, Finn Gruva. Myz Lulu got to catch up with the R&B song man about a post-pandemic lifestyle, fatherhood, maturing as a man, and creating intentional music. Finn also breaks down a few of his classic tracks and the backstory behind the music and his love for Rhythm & Reggae. There cannot be a party without live music so we got you covered as we highlight some of Finn Gruva’s live performances of the night at The Parish.
Party people we are back at our home base, House of Blues in Anaheim, California to tap in with one of the hottest hip hop artists to come out of Compton, Cuuhraig. Coming into the game he was co-signed by Roddy Ricch’s camp, Bird Vision Entertainment, and went on a national tour with Roddy Ricch pre-pandemic. Being that this is the second time that the rap star has sold out The Parish, Myz Lulu checks in with him to talk about his musical journey, recent international tour, and upcoming aspirations. You definitely do not want to miss out on this episode and see the next wave in hip hop as this episode captures some of his live performances of the night during his most recent show alongside Tenelle.
We got a special treat for everyone a true songstress coming out of Carson, California our girl, Tenelle. Myz Lulu takes you to West Los Angeles to sit down with the princess of Carson to talk about her experience on NBC’s American Song Contest as a finalist, representing American Samoa, establishing her non-profit, business aspirations, and her upcoming tour. For all, you die-hard Tenelle fans this episode will be highlighting some of her favorite music videos and giving some back story on their creation so you definitely do not want to miss out on this last episode of Season 2 of Island Block Party.
This week partygoers we take a short trip over to Venice, California to meet up with one of the best bands to come out of the aloha state, Rebel Souljahz. Our girl, Joi Rose sits down with the Bruddahs to catch up about their lives following the pandemic as they clear up some meaning behind a few fan-favorite songs as well as announce some upcoming individual projects. For all you die-hard Rebel Souljahz fans this episode captures some of their live performances of the night at Venice West during their latest sold-out west coast tour so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.
Party people in the place to be this week we head on over to the LBC (Long Beach City) to an undisclosed location to meet up with a true R&B crooner by the name of Dayvid Thomas. The lovely, Myz Lulu takes you behind the scenes to capture the true magic of creating music as she connects with Dayvid Thomas to discuss his musical journey, fatherhood, the state of R&B, and his latest projects. If you’re a real R&B fan then this episode is for you as we highlight some of Dayvid Thomas’ latest singles so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.
This week the party is in Costa Mesa, California where a star-studded event called “We Are Samoa” is gathering to celebrate a Pasifika living legend, Jerome Grey. We will be checking in with many of the distinguished guests in attendance and give you an exclusive look at all the night’s festivities. Our very own Myz Lulu taps in with special guests like NFL Hall of Famer, Troy Polamalu, WWE Hall of Famer, Rikishi, Hollywood movie director, Aldric Porter, and the Common Kings just to name a few. In this episode, we will also be highlighting some of your favorite Islanesian music videos from artists like Paul Fuga to newcomers Faiva so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.
This week we head back to Anaheim, California to the House of Blues to meet up with Hawaii’s finest, Anuhea as she serenades some of her closest fans. The lovely Myz Lulu gives you an exclusive look backstage pass as she catches up with the 808 songstress about motherhood, marriage, the importance of mental health, reinventing herself as an artist, and her upcoming projects for 2022. For all you die-hard Anuhea fans we capture a few live performances for your viewing pleasure so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.
This week we take you to Huntington Beach, California to the shores of Bolsa Chica where you can find a unique venue called Sea Legs. We met up with 808 bad boys, The Late Ones as they performed live on a crowded beachfront. Myz Lulu catches up with the vibrant trio about how they pivoted their music careers during the pandemic, the impact of BLM, living in Hawaii, the influence of Hip Hop, and their perspectives on being biracial (African American and Samoan). Nothing better than a sunny day in Southern California with some island reggae by The Late Ones to set the vibe so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode. Our very own DJ AD stops through to tap in with us on Island Block Party.
This is part two of a double header as we take you back to Anaheim, California to the House of Blues to tap in with Orange County’s finest, Swells and the one and only Sammy Johnson as both take part in the One Love Tonga Benefit Concert to help support the relief and rebuild efforts for the island of Tonga earlier in the year. Our very own, Myz Lulu takes you backstage during a night filled with music, culture, and mana (spirit). She talks with a local favorite, Swells about giving back to his homeland of Tonga. Joi Rose & Leah also check in with international phenom, Sammy Johnson about mental health, giving back to the community, and what is in store for 2022. For all you die-hard Island Reggae fans this episode will be highlighting some of the live performances of the night as well as how the community came together for such a phenomenal cause so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.
It is only right to kick off Season 2 with a double header as we take you to Anaheim, California to the House of Blues to meet up with a couple of phenomenal female artists Nancy Fifita and Lea Love as they take part in the One Love Tonga Benefit Concert to help support the relief and rebuild efforts for the island of Tonga earlier in the year.
The lovely Myz Lulu takes you behind the scenes of a night filled with music, culture, and mana (spirit). She talks with young and upcoming artist and triple threat Nancy Fifita about her blooming career not only in music and dance but in the film as well. Myz Lulu also checks in with Oceanside’s very own Lea Love about her journey as a singer and how art imitates real life. For all you die-hard Island Reggae fans this episode will be highlighting some of the live performances of the night as well as showcase how the community came together for such a phenomenal cause so you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode.