Oakland R&B artist Fantastic Negrito has long been more than a local artist, as the one-time BART station busker won the NPR ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series in 2015 and has kept barreling on to bigger and better things. Now we can add No. 1 Album on the Billboard charts to
2020 was not the year we planned for, but it was the year we got. It was a hard year for those considered “non essential” … however, these bands still managed to create and release new music during a pandemic.
This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under
Have your listening habits changed from 2009 to 2019? Following in the trend of 2009 vs 2019, I’ve created a playlist that documents the San Francisco bands I was listening to when I started writing about the Bay Area music scene compared to the bands I just eat breakfast with now.
Fantastic Negrito is a man’s truth told in the form of black roots music. Each song a real story about a musician from Oakland who experienced the highs of a million dollar record deal, the lows of a near fatal car accident that left him in a coma, and is
If you weren’t listening to these hot Bay Area bands in 2016 you can fix that in 2017.
The year has come to an end … some might say finally, while other is may be wishing for a couple more days. Everybody is focused on what will happen in 2017 but for just a second longer I would like to celebrate 20 bands that released epic songs in 2016.
Just saw this right now when I woke up There is an epic free Get Out The Vote concert happening at Crissy Field on Monday, June 6th. This is the day before the June 7th primary of course. The line up includes Dave Matthews, Fantastic Negrito, Fishbone, John Dexter Stewart, and
Oakland’s got soul. Period. No debate necessary. Just facts on facts on facts. While there are some who still want to believe that Oakland is nothing more than the ugly step-sister to San Francisco’s glittery Cinderella, those in the know recognize Oakland for the jewel it truly is—a complex, many-splendored