Jazz Mafia's Shotgun Wedding Quintet, with MC Dublin in the middle, and Adam Theis on the far right.
Whatever you're doing this weekend, we can pretty much guarantee that the members of the Jazz Mafia are doing more. The S.F. jazz collective's hip-hop outfit, Shotgun Wedding Quintet, is serving a ... More >>
What you're doing on Sundays this summer.
You know what summer means in San Francisco -- uh, besides fog? It means free concerts on Sundays at Stern Grove, courtesy of the long-running Stern Grove Festival. Today, festival organizers announced the lineup for the festival's 74th consecutive ye ... More >>
Chali 2naAt six-foot five-inches tall, traveling the touring circuit can be far from comfortable for the rapper and ex-Jurassic 5 member Chali 2na -- not least when it comes to squeezing himself into airplane seats intended for those of a markedly smaller stature. So as he prepares to kick off a ... More >>
Bill EvansJazz Mafia, with Adam Theis front and center.Tonight at Mezzanine, Jazz Mafia celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a special concert featuring rappers Lyrics Born and Lateef (as Latyrx). Jazz Mafia was founded in San Francisco a decade ago by composer and multi-instrumentalist Adam T ... More >>
Chali 2naSo Chali 2na's coming to Yoshi's tonight. Dude may be the most likeable member of Jurassic 5, with his booming voice and salaam-to-that-ass demeanor, but he's also the one whose name mounts the most nihilistic assault on orthographic sensibility (distant second: Mark 7even). Not that th ... More >>
Chali 2na, Gift of Gab, & Mr. Lif, hosted by Lyrics Born
November 7, 2009
Better Than: This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
Indie hip-hop icons still pack them in up in the Bay
Area. On Saturday night, the Independent was dominated by indie artists who
have spent more than 15 ... More >>
Rock the Bells 2007, San Francisco
America's premier (and possibly only major) hip-hop touring festival, Rock the Bells, has announced the date and venue for the 2009 edition: August 9, at the Shoreline Auditorium in Mountain View. While ASD much prefers the parking lot of the stadium where the Gia ... More >>
EKAphotography Not to be outdone by the massive, monumental Outside Lands lineup, hip-hop's annual extravaganza Rock the Bells has announced its lineup as well: Nas & Damian "Jr Gong" Marley,The Roots, Common, Big Boi, KRS-One, House of Pain featuring La Coka Nostra, Reflection Eternal (Talib Kw ... More >>