Tag Archives: NOLA Summer Jam

Third-Annual NOLA Summer Jam Moves to Lemann Playground This Weekend

NOLA Summer Jam, New Orleans’ summer hip-hop festival, returns this weekend with a day of music, fashion, art and dance exhibits highlighting some of the hottest local hip-hop artists. The fest moves locations this year, taking place at the Lemann Playground on Saturday, June 23 from 5 p.m. to midnight. The festival lineup this year [...]

NOLA Summer Jam: The Sampler

Last June, the first-ever NOLA Summer Jam hip-hop festival was held in Washington Square Park. This year, the festival’s chief coordinator and organizer, Lawrence Parker (owner of Traffic Boutique clothing shop and the Supreme Street music group), is making the event even bigger and better than the last time around. “The first year is always [...]

Dappa at Summer Jam

Born and raised in New Orleans, Daniel “Dappa” Torregano is not only a rapper and singer, but a producer as well. Hardworking and on the rise, he has gone from dropping mixtapes such as Chocolate City Vol. 1 & 2, to being President of Palmyra Street Productions. Dappa’s hit singles include “Tip Toe,” “Win Again” [...]

YouTube du Jour: Aquaforce’s “Ghost” Music Video

New Orleans hip-hop duo Aquaforce are performing at the new local hip-hop festival, NOLA Summer Jam, this Saturday. Here’s the new music video for their latest single, “Ghost”. Summer Jam starts at noon on Saturday in Washington Square Park, bounded by Frenchmen, Royal, and Dauphine St. and Elysian Fields. Tickets are $10, but we’ve got [...]

The Start of a New Jam Saturday

Musically, New Orleans is best known as the birthplace of jazz, but that might be changing, says New Orleans native Lawrence Parker, who is producing the inaugural NOLA Summer Jam 2010, a hip-hop, fashion and art festival. Says Parker, “The goal of the NOLA Summer Jam 2010, which is going to be an annual event, [...]