E-40 has enjoyed one of the most successful and lengthy careers in Hip-Hop today, which continues with the announcement that his 2015 hit single, “Choices (Yup)” has gone gold. Since beginning the rollout of released material in 1993, the plaque adds to the other gold and platinum-selling releases from the Bay Area slang lord.
“Hella” just became hella official. Merriam-Webster added the Bay Area slang term to its dictionary this week.
A pair of Bay Area sheriff’s deputies from Alameda County were placed on paid leave after they were caught on video viciously beating a suspect. The gruesome footage shows the cops running down one man then continually beating him when he was already downed.
The Jacka, a Bay Area rapper who got his start with the Mob Figaz, was shot and killed Monday (Feb. 2) night in Oakland. The 37-year-old artist released a wealth of material over the years since the late 1990’s, and was active recently as last fall.
Public schools in Northern California’s Bay Area are getting a big financial push from Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan. The couple has committed to donating $120 million by way of their Startup Eduction fund, the twosome announced early Friday (May 30).
Kanye West has been a hot news item of late for all the wrong reasons. Now, rumors that Yeezy has been courting Silicon Valley investors to throw capital behind his DONDA venture are flying around but it appears nobody is interested.
Name: Sage the Gemini Age: 21 Born: Fairfield, CA Credits: (Personal singles) “Gas Pedal,” “Red Nose” Sage The Gemini is intent on making a name for himself, and with two singles on the charts, he’s well on his way. The 21-year-old, born Domonic Wynn Woods, hails from Fairfield, Calif. and is among a new batch […]