1. A Mini-History of
    The Root Down’s
    Funk-Soul Trading Cards.

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    The Root Down has long been Los Angeles’ premiere hip-hop/funk/live music weekly throwdown – a nightlife home base buoyed by Music Man Miles of Breakestra, DJ Dusk (R.I.P.), and an extended family of DJs, musicians, vocalists and emcees. Besides connecting the dots between all genres of soul and funk-based groove, the party’s promo flyers were memorably eye-catching from jump: colorful trading cards printed with one of the crew’s music heroes’ visage on the front, and some fun facts about said artist, along with all pertinent event info, on the back. With The Root Down celebrating its 15-year anniversary tomorrow night with a big blowout in L.A. we thought we’d collect some of our favorite vintage flyers in commemoration.


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