Bay Area

According to his manager, Traxamillion contended with a rare form of cancer for years.

The 31-year-old Olympic gold medalist and basketball superstar just released his latest album, Different On Levels The Lord Allowed, and fans on Twitter are especially pleased with the results.

Zumbi, also known as Baba Zumbi, was best known as a member of Hip-Hop stalwarts, Zion I.

Details are scant, but friends, fans, and others connected with the rapper and producer have been pouring in their respect via Twitter.

Yase, real name Alexander Mark Antonyyo Jr., was 26.

Lil Yase, a rapper who made noise in the Bay Area, was allegedly killed over the weekend although we have yet to see confirmed accounts. According to what was found online, Yase was from the Sunnydale neighborhood in San Francisco.

The West Oakland star and former scammer continues to shatter every expectation via his sheer will to succeed.

Kafani, a Bay Area rapper who gained notoriety beyond music after he was shot on a music video set and paralyzed, is accused of being the leader of a loan fraud ring. Federal prosecutors say that Kafani and crew allegedly pilfered millions from victims across California.

As if Nick Cannon already doesn’t have enough to juggle by way of his massive media and entertainment empire, he’s now putting his sights on highlighting California’s Bay Area in a new light. Cannon revealed that he’s working on a crime drama titled The Yay Area, tapping Bay Area legends Too $hort and E-40 as […]

In yet another instance of white folks not minding their business and curiously enough in the Bay Area, a woman allegedly called the cops on a young girl of color for selling water without a permit. It came out later that the hilariously nicknamed “Permit Patty” claimed she was only pretending to call the cops […]

Bay Area Hip-Hop legend and the Coup’s longtime DJ Pam The Funkstress, born Pam Warren, has passed away. 

Stephanie "DJ Stef Ornelas passed Sunday and Hip-Hop acts took to social media to honor the veteran Bay Area figure and founder of Vinyl Exchange.