Deltron 3030 (the trio of Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator, and Kid Koala) and the powerhouse duo of E-40 and Too $hort are the local names representing the Bay Area at this year's hip-hop megafest Rock The Bells, which returns to Shoreline Amphitheatre this August 25-26.
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Well, it's now March, and we're officially headed towards spring. The implications of the seasonal shift can be felt in the here and now, with a great selection of events to choose from this weekend. Take your pick: We've got post-witch house, NYC disco originals, the last stand of ESG, and even a w ... More >>
One half of the Stretch and Bobbito Show on New York's WKCR through the '90s, DJ/producer Stretch Armstrong has played an essential part in the integration of hip-hop into mainstream radio. A fixture in the '90s hip-hop scene, he used media outlets such as mixtapes and radio programs to launch the c ... More >>
Mike Baker the Bike Maker
Mike Baker The Bike Maker is part of the Bay-based Honor Roll Crew. But in April of this year, he made the decision for personal and professional reasons to haul himself across the country to New York City. Last week, the first fruits of his travels emerged as he dro ... More >>
Souls of MischiefLeft Fest w/ Souls of Mischief @ MezzanineOakland rap quartet Souls of Mischief is most fondly remembered for a 1993 hit. Prince Paul is a legendary oddball production Svengali from Long Island who also goes by the aliases Chest Rockwell and Filthy Pablo. The idea of holing them ... More >>
One of the most respected DJs to grace the Bay Area, Miguel Escobedo has been manning the decks for over two decades. The resident DJ for San Francisco's Rock the Bells tour stop, he's one of the most sought out vinyl spinners when national artists are looking for local support.
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