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.
The streets of Oakland are boiling over with violence in the aftermath of summertime and soul singer Bilal is the latest victim of armed robbery–in broad daylight. Around 3:15 p.m. on Monday October 5th, Bilal his four-man crew were out in The Bay shooting the video for “I Really Don’t Care,” the next single off […]
The irony of an artist being murdered while working on an anti-violence mural is too much the stomach but it is also the reality mourners of Antonio Ramos are faced with.
The recent police-related shooting deaths of Walter Scott and Eric Harris has bolstered an already simmering movement decrying police brutality across the nation. In New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Oakland, reports have come in from various news outlets of arrests regarding the protests.
Trinidad James is riding his independent wave from the surfs kicked up on No One is $afe. Recently, the gold-plated rapper brought a successful culture clash of his Atlanta sensibilities with the vibrant climate of Oakland by hosting a Nic Nac Event Planning art gallery.
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.
A series of peaceful protests organized in both New York and Oakland, Ca. have an aim of calling police brutality into attention via the #BlackBrunch hashtag. Although they have been supported by some diners, a former NYPD officer issued a violent threat towards the protesters via Twitter.
The Oakland Police Department have taken to the Internet to combat the oldest profession in the book.
With President Obama‘s fifth State of the Union archived on the Internets, does 2014 looks to be a “breakthrough year for America”?
In the middle of shooting a segment, a TV news crew was robbed in broad daylight in Oakland, Calif. last Friday (August 2) . The robbery was the latest in a string of recent thefts involving the media in the Bay Area city.