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Spanspek Spotlight: Kooleidoscope + the Roach Collection

Good morning folks!  I'm eating Lucky Charms as I type this.  Cereal is a big part of my life.

But enough of all that, lets get to our next Spanspek Spotlight! This time around we'll be learning a lil' bit about Sanger rapper/producer KOOLEIDOSCOPE!

Here's a bit about Kooleidoscope, as written by Fresno Bee reporter Joshua Tehee for his "Artist You Should Know" series:

Ronnie Taylor didn’t start off in hip-hop. The 25-year old emcee started as a drummer and sound engineer. She didn’t rap. She recorded rappers, though the experience inspired her current work under the moniker Kooleidoscope.  The indie hip-hop emcee has made a splash on the local scene with an electrifying set at this year’s Catacomb Party music festival and opening slots for everyone from Andre Nickatina to Smif N Wessun.

Her production work (both on her own tracks and working for others) is marked by its simplicity.  “I don’t try to act like I’m an amazing producer who does all this crazy stuff,” says Taylor, “I take a sample. I’ll flip it. I’ll put a bunch of guitar effects on it and put a drum kit on it.”

Taylor plays drums in several local indie-rock acts including Santa Mira and Austeros en el Exilio.  As Kooleidoscope, Taylor has released two albums: “Expressing My Whatever” in 2014 and “Eclipse,” which was released in May..."

If y'all haven't heard Kooleidoscope, do yourself a favor and do all of the following:

1. Abandon all your commitments.
2. Download her two albums.
3. Hole up in a secluded cave.
4. Have yourself a listening party.
5. Thank the gods for Kooleidoscopes brain.
6. Collect mad dough (optional step)

This shit is tight and we're happy to have her back at Spanspek!

And by the way, Kooleidoscope will be performing for the first time with a live band made up of members of the Dinuba hip hop collective ROACH COLLECTION!

It's gonna be a one of a kind event you don't want to miss!  DO IT!

For more info on Kooleidoscope and the Roach Collection, visit the following links:



Roach Collection


Thanks for reading and we hope you have a great weekend!!!


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