Madlib (Rapper)

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    June 6, 2013

    The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

    Heads-up! It's almost Friday, are you ready for fun? Don't answer that, because even if you are, we've got another full round-up of parties for you to look through. This time around we're keeping things no-nonsense, simple, and streamlined, with some sure-shot events you wont want to miss. So, read ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2013
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    January 18, 2011

    The Billboard Social 50 Proves Internet Fame Can Only Get You So Far

    Bieber: Fame via YouTube​In early December, Billboard launched a new chart called The Social 50. It factors in all the times an artist is mentioned across various social media outlets and ranks them accordingly. When I heard about this, I was expecting to see a mix of both big name artists and a ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    A Night of J Dilla Featuring ISM and the Fan-Tas-Tics at Madrone Art Bar

    Hiroshi Okun​A Night of J Dillafeaturing ISM and The Fan-tas-tics @ Madrone Art Bar July 28, 2010 Better than: A night of Steve Milla.James Yancey, a.k.a. Jay Dee, a.k.a. J Dilla, is somewhere between 2Pac and Pimp C in the running for the title of hip-hop's hardest-working dead guy. His death of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Video of the Day: Preview the New J. Dilla Doc

    J. Dilla was unquestionably one of the most respected, if not constantly referenced, hip-hop producers of the past decade. Born James Yancey in his hometown of Detroit, Dilla was a prolific, inspired artist dedicated to the craft of classic, sample-based hip-hop, which he made for the likes of De ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2010
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    January 26, 2009

    Kid Robot and Stones Throw to Release Quasimoto figure

    This is what happens when your favorite local toy boutique gets together with your favorite formerly-local hip-hop label. Stones Throw in collaboration with Kid Robot are putting out a vinyl figure of ST artist Madlib's high-pitched cartoon alter ego Quasimoto, who, for some reason doesn't go anywh ... More >>

  • Music

    November 14, 2007
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    October 31, 2007
  • Music

    June 22, 2005

    The Talented Mr. Madlib

    Hip hop sensation Otis Jackson Jr. has more personalities than albums (well, almost)

  • Music

    February 16, 2005


    Peanut Butter Wolf, Egon, and Oh No touch down in S.F.; Norman Jay brings the "Good Times" all the way from London

  • Music

    March 31, 2004

    Mad Genius

    Two guys, their two dozen personalities, and Madvillainy, an instant contender for hip hop album of the year

  • Music

    December 10, 2003

    Al Green

    I Can't Stop

  • Music

    November 26, 2003

    The Beat Goes On

    On the 10th anniversary of MC Charizma's death, his debut finally gets released on Stones Throw Records, the label he inspired

  • News

    October 4, 2000

    SF Weekly Wammies 2000

    Your choices of the top local bands

  • Music

    August 18, 1999

    New School Session

    After big labels beat on its door for years, Lootpack found a home on a small San Francisco imprint and an original approach to modern hip hop

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