From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Metallica at the FillmoreMetallica at 30: Text messages like the one I got from a friend before the third Metallica show last week -- "You are dead to me" -- were exactly the reason I decided to go to all four of the Bay Area metal band's 30th ann ... More >>
Los Angeles-based photographer and filmmaker Brian Cross (or B as he's commonly known) has blazed a distinct path through independent media over the past two decades. A native of Limerick, Ireland, Cross moved to L.A. in the early '90s and quickly became a go-to hip-hop photographer starting with a ... More >>
You looking for someone to DJ your next dub club night, hip-hop birthday party, or disco bar mitzvah? DJ Romanowski has, oh, 15,000 slabs of vinyl in his collection to choose from. Those records have informed his life not only making and spinning music, but also as a visual artist. He says his libr ... More >>
Prostitute EP (Rapitalism Records)
MC Myka Nyne and friends celebrate that most blurry of holidays; the best in dirty French techno comes to town
Relax, Subtle's A New White isn't going to change hip hop as we know it. It's just a great record.
Buck 65 is not a rapper, or is he? MCs Azeem and Nac One pull a double CD-release.
All Balls Don't Bounce, Revisited
Aceyalone and Prince Paul "Love & Hate the Business" of hip hop
Sensory Descent (Ill Kinetics)
Local label Nu Gruv retools its octopuslike approach to underground hip hop
Experimental rapper Doseone is too weird for the hip hop faithful -- but indie rockers love him
Redefining hip hop with Spearhead, Ben Harper, and Aceyalone
The Roots, the Nonce and DJ Hurricane take hip hop to the next level