Eric Rosenthal of ItsTheReal recaps Hot 97 Summer Jam 2012. [via Village Voice]

Kendrick Lamar graduates to the next level of rap greatness. [via HipHopDX

10 amazing performances by homeless musicians. [via Pigeons & Planes]

The top 10 jukeboxes in Los Angeles. [via LA Times]

A review of Azealia Banks' show at Bowery Ballroom. [via Consequence of Sound]