DEADMEAT TOUR featuring Steve Aoki and Datsik
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Jan 21, 2012
Better than: Being slowly asphyxiated by menthol cigarettes and Vick's Vaporub.
First silence, and then it hit. The subwoofers setup just a foot in front of me began to pump air out into the 7,000-capacity Bill ... More >>
Trombone Shorty plays Friday and Saturday at the Fillmore.
"I've been hearing hip-hop music since I was born." So says Trombone Shorty, the brass-playing band leader who grew up in the Tremé district of New Orleans' 6th Ward and has already amassed a Grammy nomination for his debut jazz albu ... More >>
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Let Me Ride: George Clinton on the Mothership
Attention funkateers, freak-a-zoids, and motor-booty-aficionados. Tonight at 330 Ritch's Pacific Standard Time, DJ Sake One dons his Mr. Wiggles suit and plays a very special 4-hour tribute to Parliament-Funkadelic, and, no doubt, its associated artists ... More >>
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?