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WEST COAST EASTSIDE SOUND “The Eddie Davis Story”

Tweet WEST COAST EASTSIDE SOUND "The Eddie Davis Story"<br /> Producer: Hector Geree Gonzalez<br /> Director: Jimmy Velarde” width=”403″ height=”403″ /> In 1994, Hector Gonzalez became the heir to the Eddie Davis Recording and Publishing Estate, The Rampart Record Group and The Faro Music Publishing Group (a division of Gordo Enterprises). He relinquished his position […]

Eastside record label still spinning out the music

Tweet Gonzalez is the head of Rampart Records, which earned a measure of fame in the 1960s as the originator of the “West Coast Eastside Sound” — and whose founder dreamed of its becoming a Mexican American Motown. That was Eddie Davis, who produced bands from Boyle Heights, East L.A. and the San Gabriel Valley […]

Singer Jenni Rivera feared dead in Mexican plane crash

Tweet MONTERREY, Mexico — The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Jenni Rivera, the U.S-born singer whose soulful voice and unfettered discussion of a series of personal travails made her a Mexican-American music superstar, was found in northern Mexico on Sunday. Authorities said there were no survivors. Her family said they were […]

Arizona Caravan for Family Unity shows up to I.C.E.’s front door!

Tweet by Frank M. Miranda from Chicano Radio Network U.S.A. Blog Phoenix, Arizona  – Arizona Families traveled to Phoenix from Tucson to urge Arizona I.C.E officials and the Obama Administration to keep their promise and prevent Families from being torn apart. In June of 2011, the Obama Administration announced new guidelines shifting enforcement away from […]

April 25, 2012 Organize and Mobilize for Dignity and Humanity (Plz share))

Tweet View VideoThis is a call to action, in the name of dignity and human rights for ALL people oppressed by racism and xenophobia. The culture of fear and exploitation of people of color (specifically migrants) are symptoms of the capitalistic, neo-liberal policies catered to uphold white supremacy and colonialism. We must stand in solidarity […]

CRNLive annouced today that they will be among the proud sponsors of this years 16th Annual Radio Aztlan Music Festival

Tweet Hollywood, CA -  This years 16th Annual Radio Aztlan Music Festival will be held at the University Theatre on the University of California, Riverside campus on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Now, in its 16th consecutive year, a collaborative project between UCR Chicano Student Programs and KUCR 88.3 fm, the Radio Aztlan Music Festival has […]