Raphael Saadiq @ The FoxOakland native Raphael Saadiq first came to national prominence with his '80s R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné! He found subsequent success as a Grammy-winning solo artist and producer of R&B hits, including D'Angelo's flesh-baring "(Untitled) How Does It Feel." Though ... More >>
A favorite of stoners and soul food lovers alike, chicken and waffles is the ultimate combination of dinner and breakfast. Wondering where to find the best spots that dish up this sweet and savory combination? We've compiled a coast-to-coast list of favorites. 1. Little SkilletLocated right here ... More >>
Eric "Doc" SmithEric "Doc" Smith -- a musician and environmental activist who those keeping track of such things have noticed showing up at an increasing number of politically important events and standing on the podium side of a growing tally of City Hall demonstrations -- told SF Weekly this morni ... More >>
The Reverend Al Green just revitalized his career with a stellar new album produced by the Roots' ?uestlove. Gladys Knight's career? Not quite. However, you can catch the both of them when the soul legends perform at the Sleep Train Pavilion on Sept. 19. Tickets available now. --Oscar Pascual
James Robinson used to be a pimp. Now he's a transit union bigwig. And he's got higher ambitions.
Why is R&B veteran Patti Austin making her comeback singing in Mandarin?
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