Yousef Srour

Yousef Srour

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Yousef Srour is a Vallejo-born, LA-based music journalist, specializing in coverage of the Northern California hip-hop scene. His work has appeared in Passion of the Weiss, Stereogum and the FADER.

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  Apr 26, 2024

LaRussell: Live from his Vallejo backyard

The Pergola is an all-age festival wrapped into the yard of a one-story, mid-sized bungalow....

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  Mar 18, 2024

Vallejo native DJ Gutta Butta puts his own spin on ‘hyphy’

For Gutta Butta – aka north Vallejo native Essix Dixon – hyphy just means “hype.”...

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  Dec 19, 2023

It’s time to bring live hip-hop back to Vallejo

Local venues and police pressure have largely deplatformed the city’s main cultural export....

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