Local hip hop gets an online boost from a selection of top-notch blogs
Break out the dance pants and hide your jewelry: You're about to meet the Crack Emcee
The legendary Jungle Brothers have returned. Why doesn't the hip hop world give a damn?
The Justice League and Cafe Du Nord survive the winds of change
How a white punk from Ireland helped jump-start the Bay Area hip hop and turntablist scenes
Danny Cohen; Laughing Squid's Fifth Anniversary Celebration
As commercial hip hop radio becomes tired, turf wars flicker out, and the underground diversifies, does the Bay Area have its own identity anymore?
Bomb Records' David Paul single-handedly created a successful hip-hop magazine, launched artists' careers, and rescued the DJ from obscurity. Now what?
Inside the underground DJ mix-tape phenomenon
From the Western Addition to the East Bay, police and wary club owners have all but banished hip hop. Have the cops overreacted? Are the clubs at fault? Or have a few well-armed fans hijacked the positive vibe of the hip-hop nation?