Long Beach DJ El Boogie shares his thoughts on current California artists

El Boogie enjoys keeping the crowd moving. The Long Beach, California, DJ spoke to rolling out while performing at A Great Day in the Stoke surfing event in Huntington Beach, California. When did you first get interested in deejaying? I’ve been collecting all my life in terms of music … always been into it. My parents […]

Trevor Jackson touts positive impact of surfing at ‘A Great Day in the Stoke’

June 4’s “A Great Day in the Stoke” in Huntington Beach, California, included many special guests, including actor and R&B artist Trevor Jackson. An event intended to honor the legacy and culture of Black surfers around the country, Jackson participated in the morning’s surfing contest. After his first round, Jackson spoke with rolling out about […]

Southern California Black surf pioneers honored at ‘A Great Day in the Stoke’

Past, present and future Black surfers in Southern California were honored at Huntington Beach on June 4. Nathan Fluellen hosted the city’s inaugural “A Great Day in the Stoke,” a name inspired by “A Great Day in Harlem,” a picture of 57 jazz musicians taken in 1958, and “A Great Day in Hip-Hop,” a picture […]