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Clash Magazine – Interview with Nas On The Mass Hysteria Of ‘Illmatic’ [Editorial]

April 14, 2014 by


Grant of “Clash Magazine” recently had the honour of chatting to Nas about his favourite album of all time ‘Illmatic’, the legacy it has had over the past 20 years and how it continues to affect today’s hip-hop artists and fans.

Devin the Dude & Berner – Buds and Suds Tour 5/13 at Slim’s SF [Show PREVIEW]

April 7, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS You may have been introduced to marijuana music from Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B, Lil Wayne or whoever but the chances are that their introduction to marijuana music was Devin the Dude.  One of the smoothest cats to ever hit the microphone or a joint, Devin has been making smoked out classics for decades now.  […]

Dyme-A-Duzin talks 2014 goals, “White Girl”, Hip Hope Movement and More [Editorial]

March 30, 2014 by


Dyme-A-Duzin is part of a new generation of rappers that have done their homework. Although some weren’t even born during the “Golden Age”, their music is truly reminiscent of the style that the stubborn hip hop heads dream about.  Don’t get it twisted, Dyme-a-Duzin’s, and his group Phony PPL, music is not stuck in past […]

Scarface – Live at Mezzanine SF [Show Review]

March 29, 2014 by


I was on hand to catch Scarface when he came through San Francisco a couple of weeks ago.  After an hour of the DJ playing early 90s hip hop, clearly to the crowd’s pleasure, Scarface hit the stage decked in all orange, sporting SF Giants logos on his chest and forehead. If Scarface didn’t remind […]

Bun B & Kirko Bangz – Live 3/23 at Mezzanine SF [Show PREVIEW]

March 20, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS THE Trill O.G. will be rocking Mezzanine SF this SUNDAY, March 23rd with Kirko Bangz.  Bun B is a straight up legend and one of the best at transcending generations and bridging gaps.  For those that don’t know, Bun is half of the Houston dup UGK with Pimp C, Rest in Peace.  Since […]

Scarface – Live 3/15 at Mezzanine SF [Show PREVIEW]

March 5, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS H-town LEGEND Scarface is coming to Mezzanine on March 15th!  Scarface is a true OG; one of the most consistent emcees in the game and one that has been able to age very well and maintain relevance.  From his work with Bushwick Bill and Willie D as the Geto Boys to his solo […]

Equipto – Act A Fool Birthday Celebration 3/15 at Slim’s [Show PREVIEW]

March 3, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS BAY AREA!  Local legend Equipto will be celebrating his birthday in the best possible way, performing hip hop in stage with a bunch of his talented friends.  The founder of 3 Shades of Rhythm and Bored Stiff, Equipto has been making music in the Bay Area, working on his 3rd decade! One of […]

FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY – Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton Documentary in San Francisco 3/2/14 [CONTEST + Show PREVIEW]

February 22, 2014 by


As I mentioned before, in support of his new documentary, director Jeff Broadway is touring the country with select screenings, Q&A sessions and musical performances.  “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton” is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-see archival material, inner-circle home […]

Yuna – Live 2/16 at Great American Music Hall [Show PREVIEW]

February 6, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS Yuna released her first album here in America on the FADER Label in 2011 and she has stolen the heart of everyone that’s seen or heard her since.  After years and a few discs in her home country of Malaysia, she was brought to America and continues to impress.  She has a beautiful, […]

Blackalicious – Live 2/14 at Slim’s SF [Show PREVIEW]

February 4, 2014 by


PURCHASE TICKETS Few have been doing it as well and for as long as Blackalicious has.  Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel joined forces in 1992 and have 3 full lengths, the last coming in 2005, to show for it amongst a slew of EPs, collaborative projects and singles.  Not to mention they are back […]


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