The artist/actor formerly known as Mos Def is now Yasiin Bey. “Mos Def is a name that I built and cultivated over the years, it’s a name that the streets taught me, a figure of speech that was given to me by the culture and by my environment, and I feel
In 2002 I was 21-years-old and living under a perpetual state of underground hiphop. With the exception of my mother’s Beatles albums slipping in the mix while I got stoned with my Home Depot co-workers, Living Legends, Hiero, BDP, Aesop Rock and Atmosphere were pretty much on continuous loop. But,
The Gaslight Anthem plays on Saturday, September 27, 2014 @ Fox Theatre – Oakland. Tickets are $30 and you can purchase them here, but why would you do that before you enter this giveaway?
La Roux performs on Thursday, September 22 @ Fox Theatre. Tickets $30, but you can Enter the giveaway below and pay nothing!
Seeing any band perform here is well worth it just to get a glimpse at the renovated and ornate Fox Theatre in Oakland. Luckily for you, there happens to be a lineup of three awesome bands on Friday, September 19, 2014. ENTER our giveaway or pay the $40 none of us
Yes, it’s true. While being broke is temporary and being poor is a whole other level of socioeconomic hell-hole, we couldn’t imagine anyone who reads the BAS site not relating to the message on DSF Clothing Company’s t-shirts, “I can’t afford SF.” Hell, I know some people who are making 70k
Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews describes his music as supafunkrock. It’s definitely funky, but it’s also influenced by rock and has some R&B elements, thanks to his co-producer and Oakland native, Rafael Saadiq. Andrews says that “not only does Saadiq co-produce, but he becomes a member of the band, playing a variety of