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  • Music

    June 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Why Kraftwerk Make Me Laugh

    Kraftwerk have been a lot of different things to a lot of different listeners. To the '70s American mainstream, the Düsseldorf electronic music pioneers were a novelty group responsible for the unlikely Beach Boys-meets-"Tubular Bells" hit "Autobahn." To David Bowie around the same time, they were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: The Complete List

    See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: Honorable Mentions Here they are -- the 20 greatest San Francisco musicians ever: 20. Cameron Paul Lists of pioneering American DJs often mention the usual suspects in New York and Chicago, but go back to the '70s and '80s and you'll find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 10-6

    See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 20-16 * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 15-11 Throughout this week, we're counting down the greatest San Francisco musicians of all time. Having already honored the likes of Etta James, Mike Patton, and Michael Tilson ... More >>

  • Music

    January 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Prince Paul's 'Negroes on Ice' Wants the Rap World to Take a Joke

    From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Prince Paul's Musical: Negroes on Ice. That's the name of producer Prince Paul and his son's new hip-hop play. The title is provocative; it evokes scathing images of mainstream millionaire rappers with Bambi-like spindly legs slipping and sliding around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Distortion 2 Static's Top Five Celebrity Guests

    During its 10-year run, the Distortion 2 Static hip-hop TV show graduated from profiling local upcoming artists to chatting it up with rap superstars. Started by Prince Aries, Ariel Nuñez and DJ Haylow, the show signed off on its broadcast run back in September; a farewell shindig will be going dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Souls of Mischief's A-Plus Reviews His Own Discography

    A-Plus​As part of the mighty Souls of Mischief crew, A-Plus ushered in a new style of Bay Area rap with the group's breezy and effortless "'93 'Til Infinity" anthem. Also a mainstay in the Hieroglyphics movement, the rapper and producer has been involved with releases from Del, Pep Love, and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Hip-Hop Legend Grand Wizard Theodore on His Three Favorite DJs

    Grand Wizard Theodore​Friday night, old school hip-hop legend Grand Wizard Theodore will team up with one-time De La Soul producer Prince Paul for a night of grand grooves laced with a playful dose of turntable trickery at 330 Ritch. The Bronx-born and based Theodore's pioneering contribution ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2010
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    November 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Five Bay Area Hip-Hop Stars Who Should Be Really Stinkin' Rich

    Is this what it takes?​On Tuesday, Forbes published its list of hip-hop's 20 highest earners: Jay-Z at number one, naturally, with $63 million, and Senegalese crooner Akon edging out Lil Wayne by a milli -- Weezy's cash-accruing steez have been impressively unabated by his recent jail sentenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Dan the Automator at Yoshi's

    Eric Lawson​Dan the Automator
's "Audio Alchemy"Saturday, March 13, 2010
 Yoshi's
 Better Than: An 8th grade dance. Dan the Automator has a golden hip-hop legacy going back to Kool Keith's Dr. Octagon album. But his latest "Audio Alchemy" effort, showcasing lesser-known artist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    What To Do? Thursday's Pick: Left Fest w/ Souls of Mischief

    Souls of Mischief​Left Fest w/ Souls of Mischief @ MezzanineOakland rap quartet Souls of Mischief is most fondly remembered for a 1993 hit. Prince Paul is a legendary oddball production Svengali from Long Island who also goes by the aliases Chest Rockwell and Filthy Pablo. The idea of holing them ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Video of the Day: New Souls of Mischief Get Artsy

    Oakland's Souls of Mischief crew went the unconventional route for the first single off their new album, Montezuma's Revenge (out today, and produced by Prince Paul and Domino). The debut track, "Proper Aim," shows visual artist Steven Lopez  painting the cover to SoM's record. The clip shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Halloween Clips: The Ten Scariest Music Videos of All Time

    1. Alice Cooper - "Welcome To My Nightmare"You can't have Halloween without Alice Cooper. From his decapitation-happy live shows to his self-mocking sense of humor, he's rock's king demon. (Sorry, Marilyn--we know how hard you try.) But was Cooper ever better than when accompanied by the Muppets? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Souls of Mischief Announce Montezuma's Revenge

    Steve LopezMontezuma's Revenge Cover Art​ Legendary Oakland hip-hop group Souls of Mischief yesterday announced the forthcoming release of their new album, Montezuma's Revenge. Produced by the equally-legendary Prince Paul (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Handsome Boy Modeling School), the album fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Prince Paul Plays PST

    Prince Paul Legendary producer Prince Paul (De La Soul/Gravediggaz/Handsome Boy Modeling School/Stetsasonic) drops through 330 Ritch's "PST" tonight for a rare DJ set.In case you don't know, PP is the guy who basically invented the alt.rap genre with his wacky, bugged-out production work on De La's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Vin Sol

    The big names in dance music have Vin Sol on speed-dial when they come to San Francisco. The local DJ/producer/mixtape master is a chameleon with his setlists: he can warm up a crowd whether they're in the club for hip-hop (Yo Majesty, Prince Paul, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Mickey Avalon); dance ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2008
  • Music

    July 11, 2007

    Sibling Mastery

    The Rondo Brothers move from indie producers to a powerful pop force

  • Music

    March 7, 2007
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    January 10, 2007

    Misc. Reviews

    Beat Kings: The History

  • Music

    October 11, 2006

    New Wave Thuggin'

    Kirby Dominant brings together niggaz and white girlz

  • Music

    September 20, 2006

    Automatic Weapon

    Dan The Automator Presents 2K7 (Decon)

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2005
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    September 21, 2005

    Finders, Tweakers!

    Presenting the Love Week Scavenger Hunt: because ravers aren't already stimulated enough

  • Year End

    December 15, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

  • Music

    November 24, 2004
  • Music

    May 5, 2004

    Hear This

    The "D.A.I.S.Y. Age" may be long behind us, but De La Soul's hip hop still smells like roses

  • Music

    December 24, 2003

    Ugly Duckling

    Taste the Secret

  • Music

    September 3, 2003

    Planet Rock

    Break out the dance pants and hide your jewelry: You're about to meet the Crack Emcee

  • Music

    July 2, 2003

    Hear This

    Aceyalone and Prince Paul "Love & Hate the Business" of hip hop

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    Prince Paul

    Politics of the Business

  • Music

    November 13, 2002

    MC Paul Barman

    Paullelujah!

  • News

    September 18, 2002

    The Sounds of Silence

    Why the Bay Area has stopped producing big-time rock bands

  • Music

    May 3, 2000

    Riff Raff

    Deep Compilation

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    Battle Belli

    The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli

  • Music

    March 22, 2000

    Dig the New Breed

    Live Human proves that turntablism can learn a thing or two from jazz -- or is it the other way around?

  • Music

    January 12, 2000

    Wu-Tang Forever?

    U-God comments on the state of the Wu nation after a tumultuous year for its members

  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    Handsome Dan

    Dan "The Automator" Nakamura loves hip hop -- but he loves music more

  • 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

  • Music

    December 9, 1998
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    October 21, 1998
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    December 3, 1997
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    October 22, 1997
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    May 28, 1997
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