Coffee and Crates with Forrest Getem Gump

You never know who’s in the room by Floco Torres Forrest Webb aka Forrest Getem Gump is an internationally known DJ, B-boy and Dancer. Born in Akron, he grew up in NY during Hip-Hop’s golden years. It was hig...

Floco’s Modern Life | March 2018

Paddling through the streams By Floco Torres At the end of every year, numerous music, tech and business websites post analytics with their take on what’s coming next in the music industry, covering digital a...

Akron Pizza Task Force | March 2018

Pizza Dead Zone By Floco Torres 03/06/2018 There are a few things in life that should never be denied to you in 2018. You should never be denied a cold beer on a sunny summer afternoon while engaging in yo...

On The Record | The “Big, Big EP” by The Outside Voices

Rock and Roll is too big to define by Floco Torres 02/16/2018 “Hey guys, we’re and we’re going to play you some Rock and Roll.” You’ve heard it 100 times from touring bands at bars, and you’ve possibl...

Ben Hyle, owner Highland Throwbacks in Highland Square

Ben Hyle of Highland Throwbacks - Profile - Hustle and Clothes words and photos by Floco Torres 02/05/2018 Ben Hyle enjoys fashion, but he loves vintage clothing and the lifestyle attached to it even more....

Preserving Hip-Hop culture with Keepers of the Art

words by Floco Torres, photos by Shane Wynn   11/20/2017 Your grandmother knows who Snoop Dogg is. In 39 years since it’s creation, Hip-Hop’s culture has socially and economically grown into the...

Floco’s Modern Life | Akronites Just Want to Dance

words by Floco Torres, photos by Shane Wynn 11/06/2017    I don’t love dancing, but I’m known to hold down a solid two-step so that I don’t have to stand around awkwardly in a corner. And while we’v...

Standing Room | November 2017

Five questions with Akron musician Joshua Weiss by Floco Torres 11/2/2017 Floco Torres: How long have you been creating music? Joshua Weiss: I guess it would've been around 2007 or 2008. After a horrib...