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Dec 27, 2016

Oakland Hip-Hop Trio down2earth Discusses Their New Record

Trap beats and heavy 808 drums dominate contemporary hip-hop. But the three men who make up Oakland's down2earth — Azure, Clyde Shankle, and Dayvid...
Nov 28, 2016

Oakland Rapper Yared Kiflai Drops Debut Single, EP Coming Soon

Rising Oakland rapper Yared Kiflai broke into a huge smile as he sat down for a recent interview with the Express....
Nov 22, 2016

Hats! Where to Buy Them For Every Person in Your Life.

What do you grab when the top of your head feels cold, the sun's too blinding, or the world's too difficult to...
Nov 15, 2016


For over a decade, six-piece super-group Ozomatli has brought its innovative, eclectic style to audiences through its diverse and rhythmic sound. The group, which...
Nov 15, 2016

Stones Throw 20th Anniversary Tour

On Friday, LA-based record label Stones Throw will be stopping by 1015 Folsom on its 20th anniversary tour. The “SF Funkfest House Party” will...
Nov 8, 2016

Oakland rapper Elujay releases video for “Flagrant” featuring YMTK

With Jentrify, Elujay sought to create a feel-good album that nonetheless addressed pressing issues. Credits: Andre Maliik Elujay, the Oakland rapper who’s taken the music world...
Nov 1, 2016

Lauryn Hill, Nas, and Kehlani At The Greek Theatre

Legendary R&B singer Lauryn Hill will take the stage alongside equally acclaimed East Coast rapper Nas this Friday at the Greek Theatre (2001 Gayley...
Nov 1, 2016

Rampue, Rhadoo, Mira, Satori

Public Works is back with a fresh lineup to get crowds moving this weekend — something they definitely know how to do the best....