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The Click (Band)

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    E-40 Brings Back the '90s Bay Sound While Getting His 'Money Straight'

    ​Know what I'm doing right now while watching this E-40 video? Having flashbacks of being ten years old, sitting in my suburban Northern California bedroom, reading comic books and listening to E-40 jams that sounded just like this. Who knows, I may have even been playing with my WWF action figure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Violet and Venom, a Stinging Cocktail from Farmerbrown

    Tamara Palmer​We pulled up to the bar at Farmerbrown the other night in the mood for a Slurricane, basically a take on the New Orleans Hurricane with a Yay Area twist. The name is a tribute to a 1995 song by legendary local rapper E-40 and his group The Click. Because we like to drink our hip- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Why The Critics Are Wrong: Rap Albums You Probably Don't Know But Should, Part II

    ​Since many recent Next Big Things in rap have proven disappointing -- see Wale, Asher Roth and B.o.B. -- it might be time to consider the possibility that hip-hop tastemakers don't know what to look for in the first place. Here's an alternative to the critical consensus on rap. Yesterday, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Busted Rhymes: The Top 10 Most Preposterous Rap Songs of 2008

    By Ben Westhoff Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    SF Weekly Interview: E-40

    By Tamara Palmer It's now been more than 20 years since Earl Stevens (aka E-40) put his first independent record out on the streets of the Bay Area and set out on a mission to put his hometown of Vallejo on the international rap map and his colorful phraseology into the mouths of society at large, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Katt Williams at the Paramount Theatre - Today's Calendar Pick

    The only similarity between Katt Williams and other stand-up comics is that they all tend to use a microphone on-stage. Possessed of a machete-sharp mind and an almost bonelessly nimble body, ready to throw down in the pursuit of breath-arresting laughter, Williams is still largely underrated in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Pussy Got Akon Zonin' on Big Champagne's Top 10 Illegal Downloads for the Week

    (Every week, we take a look at what's burning up the CD-Rs around the country by listening to and writing about the Top 10 Illegal Downloads of the week, as charted by Big Champagne.com. This week, alt rock gets stomped in the yard.) 1) Flo Rida ft. T Pain - "Low" This song plays absolutely every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Top 10 Cockblocking Songs of V-Day

    The romantic mix CD warms female hearts and loins. With Valentine’s Day's arrival, here’s a list of songs to avoid unless you want throw a cold shower on that steamy crush. -By Cole Haddon 12. Anything by R. Kelley And we mean anything, even the stuff that sounds kind of hot. If a dude pisses o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Del's 'The 11th Hour' CD - Review and Del Interview

    By Ben Westhoff Richmond emcee Del The Funkee Homosapien was a weird rapper long before Lil Wayne, Andre 3000 and Kool Keith made it, well, kool. He’s not quite so bizarre these days, and that’s a shame. The release of his fifth solo album, 11th Hour – out next month on Definitive Jux – come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2008

    Mojave Desert Mystery Deepens with Clutchy Hopkins' New Ubiquity Release 'Walking Backwards'

    By David Downs Easter arrives early for hip-hop heads across the world this week, only this bunny has a beard and he's bringing coveted vinyl records to true believers. On Tuesday, February 5, Costa Mesa, CA. music label Ubiquity Records released less than 10,000 CDs and vinyl records of Walking B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Flo Rida, Soulja Boy, Britney Spears Among Top Ten Downloads of the Week

    The 10 Most Popular Illegal Song Downloads on Big Champagne This Week 1) Flo Rida ft. T Pain - "Low" I'm glad people download this instead of purchasing it simply because Flo Rida seems to think "Apple Bottom Jeans" and "boots with the fur" are acceptable things to wear in public. Reality check, ple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Coachella 2008 Lineup Announced

    The ninth installment in the Coachella Valley and Arts Music Festival saga was announced via a press release held in Mexico City this afternoon. Some of the most surprising announcements on the bill are Roger Waters of Pink Floyd doing a re-creation of Dark Side of the Moon, an album that has sold m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Psycho Mail #1

    Every week, psycho-magnet SF Weekly gets its fair share of crazy shit in the mail. So we've started an intermittent series called Psycho Mail. This week's Psycho Mail deals with cannibalism and hip hop at Ocean Beach. They don't call it the site of Burning Man's founding for nothing. -d2 Click to en ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2006

    Bubble, Toil, and Trouble

    Bay Area hip hop ponders a Cristal boycott

  • Music

    December 27, 1995
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