For hip-hop to rep so hard at the Sunset Strip Music Festival, a function that’s long been a hub for rock music, it speaks volumes on its tremendous progress here in Los Angeles and pop culture in general. Taking advantage of its new platform via the Murs316 stage, which was curated by proud LA rap legend Murs, hip-hop made sure to show out properly by exhibiting all forms of it, whether it be through independent acts such as R.A. The Rugged Man, P.O.S. and Dizzy Wright, to household names such as DJ Quik, Riff Raff, Killer Mike and Bun B. Click through to check out all the coverage we got over the two-day fest that showcased a host of talent that gave testament to hip-hop’s variety and continued success.
Photos by: James McLaughlin