The Lyrical Gangster: Elidio

Elidio is a recording artist based in San Jose, CA; originally from Mexico, he likes to incorporate his heritage into his music, resulting in a fresh, highly original sound that mixes his Spanish lyrics with Bay Area stylings, heavy-hitting beats, buzzing basslines, and smooth synth riffs; he is known for his “hang loose” approach to performing, easily adapting to any type of crowd by improvising his narratives and his music; he mostly performs around the Bay Area, but hopes to expand his network at some point; his latest EP, Flip the Pyramid Upside Down, was released last year (2016), and a follow-up is currently in the works; visit his Soundcloud page to check out his music; follow @elidio__ on Instagram for updates on upcoming releases and live performances

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on March 11, 2017; two of these photos were taken using Fujicolor 200

Rooftops and Invitations: Patrick Phillips of Water Slice

Patrick Phillips is the founding frontman of Los Angeles-based rock collective Water Slice; before Water Slice, he was part of the Portland-based experimental pop group BRAINSTORM; visit the Water Slice Facebook page to listen to their music and for updates on upcoming live performances; follow @waterslicemusic on Instagram

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on March 5, 2017; two of these photos were taken using 35mm film (Fuji Superia X-TRA 400 and Fujicolor 200)

And All That Jazz: Christina Kim Davis

Christina Kim Davis is a Los Angeles-based dancer, choreographer, model, and stylist, represented by BlocLA; she is a backup dancer for Meghan Trainor, and has also appeared in other artists’ videos (Iggy Azalea’s “Mo Bounce,” Mura Masa’s “All Around the World,” with Keke Palmer in the “Down in the DM” dance video, etc.); B.FLY, her fledgling line of one-of-a-kind distressed, bleached, and hand-painted clothing, was launched earlier this year; visit her Website for booking inquiries and to shop her B.FLY creations; follow @christinakimdavis_ on Instagram

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on January 8, 2017

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