Victoria Ruiz

Victoria Ruiz is frontwoman for Downtown Boys. Their album Full Communism is available now via Don Giovanni Records. You can follow Downtown Boys on Twitter here.

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Talks

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) on Kendrick Lamar’s Necessary Power

By Victoria Ruiz | April 20, 2017

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) on Kendrick Lamar’s Necessary Power

In the face of white supremacy, DAMN. demands respect.

Fuck the Police: Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) on Why You Should Protest the Cops This Weekend, Too

By Victoria Ruiz | January 20, 2017

Fuck the Police: Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) on Why You Should Protest the Cops This Weekend, Too

When youโ€™re marching against Trump on Saturday, remember who helped him win the presidency.

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Trans FX’s Into The Blu

By Victoria Ruiz | November 3, 2015

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Trans FX’s Into The Blu

Shoegaze isnโ€™t a good enough description for what Trans FX does. It's a post-punk sound with a velvety cosmic Instagram filter over it.

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Sublime With Rome’s Sirens

By Victoria Ruiz | September 8, 2015

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Sublime With Rome’s Sirens

On the band's new album, Sublime with Rome contends with the for-midable legacy of its predecessor, Sublime. Guess who wins.

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Shamir’s Ratchet

By Victoria Ruiz | May 22, 2015

Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys) Talks Shamir’s Ratchet

Shamir's debut album describes what it's like to be a young, black, smart artist in cities that have been turned into playgrounds for the rich.