ALOHA GANG Presents: MARK BATTLES Friday, May 12th!

LAFAYETTE, IN – On Friday, May 12 the Aloha Gang presents Mark Battles at the Lafayette Theater! Mark Anthony Battles (born September 2, 1991), is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and record producer from Indianapolis, Indiana. Battles […]

CYPRESS HILL celebrates 25 yrs w/ JELLY ROLL at House of Blues in Dallas

Article and photos by:  Ryan Javier DALLAS, TX – Rap/Rock mega-group, Cypress Hill came blazing through Big D as part of their landmark 25th anniversary world tour and of course, Through the Lens was there, […]

Black Eddie’s Clash of the Titans

By Melodie Ramey COLUMBUS, IN – The year was definitely rocky for the Hoosier State when taking a glance back at the headlines from 2015. The Religious Freedom Bill was signed into law, and then […]


NEW ORLEANS – Hailing from Detroit Michigan, Curtis Cross a.k.a. “BLACK MILK” made a stop in New Orleans on his way home from performing at SXSW.  In the game since 2001 era, he cites some […]

Rob Sonic Interview

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Rob Sonic before his show in Dallas. Through The Lens: How did you get into the game? What started it all for you? Rob Sonic: […]