Category Archives: shows

Warren G brings the G Funk Era to the Observatory OC

In mid-2014 Regulate… G Funk Era celebrated its 20 year anniversary. In 1994 Warren G delivered this debut-studio album and managed to sell three million copies in the U.S. topping Billboard and went triple platinum with this record. If that weren’t exciting in itself, Warren also received two Grammy nominations for the album. The music […]

Dead Prez Show Brings Forth the Essence of Hip Hop

The Observatory OC welcomed back hip hop duo Dead Prez for an impeccable performance of their acclaimed debut album Let’s Get Free. For those that may not know, Stic.man and M-1 together combine talent and bring Dead Prez. Dead Prez is known for their confrontational and social/cultural justice saturated lyricism. With such heavy topics and […]

“The Teacha” Brings Hip-Hop 101 to the Observatory OC

It might have still been Winter break for most, but there was no escaping this lesson KRS-One, brought along a little more than just a rap performance to Orange County’s hottest venue this past Wednesday. The undisputed Hip-Hop forefather once again brought fans a magnificent show to the Observatory venue in Santa Ana,CA that would […]

The Roots Set Off The New Year at The Observatory OC

2015- Out with the old, in with the new. But we took it back to the roots with this one. The Roots kicked off the first night of the new year with a phenomenal live performance at The Observatory in Santa Ana (CA). This Grammy award winning band should not need introduction, so we will […]

Young Jeezy Brings SEEN IT ALL Tour to Orange County

The “Snowman” came through to the Observatory OC last Tuesday night, with an outstanding show in support of his recently released album, Seen It All. Atlanta rapper, Young Jeezy had been absent from the game, sticking strictly to limited amount of features withe other artists, but all that changed as earlier this year he announced […]

3rd Annual Back to Basics Festival: Day 2

After wrapping up a successful first day at our third annual Back To Basics hip hop festival, Sunday afternoon quickly crept up and it was time to do it all over again on day 2 (6/22). The sold out Back To Basics 3 day 2 line-up presented an eclectic set of artists. In the main […]

3rd Annual Back To Basics Hip Hop Festival : Day 1

June 16, 2012 The Observatory in Santa Ana & Out Da House Productions unexpectedly brought one of the livest and most successful hip hop events to ever hit Orange County, Back To Basics. The venue filled with loyal hip hop fans, fascinated by raw lines, dope beats, and culture. The line-up consisting of Souls of […]

T-PAIN at the Observatory OC

We were taken back to 2005 last night at the Observatory OC- admitting to being sprung and singing about being in love with a stripper. The Observatory OC and Out Da House Productions were proud to bring the Grammy award winning “Rappa Ternt Sanga” that took the rap/r&b game by storm in 2005 with his […]

WELCOME TO DILLAVILLE with Slum Village & Bizarre Ride II Live at the Observatory OC

It might have just been the best show to date for hip hop purists as the Observatory in OC along with Out Da house productions brought forth a show dedicated to one of hip hop’s most influential producers/emcee: WELCOME TO DILLAVILLE. The man who left behind a legacy of 40+ discographies (including solo and group releases) […]