East Coast-rasied hip-hop DJ-producer ChaunceyCC began his career in a very straightforward way: "I became a DJ pretty much out of the sheer fact that I can't rap, and everyone else I grew up around could." The observation paid off, as the selecter born Chauncey Johnson has since toured with indie r ... More >>
Theophilus London is destined for greatness -- at least if you ask him. The 24-year-old Brooklyn dandy sees in himself all things -- pop prophet, fashion demigod, brand icon -- with some evidence to support those claims. There's something compelling about the rapper/singer's deliberately constructed ... More >>
Gil RiegoThird Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins performing in S.F. last year. Yesterday, San Francisco's own Third Eye Blind released "If There Ever Was a Time," a new song in support of Occupy Wall Street. Penned by frontman Stephan Jenkins, the song's lyrics are a cheery encouragement for young ... More >>
Method Man joins the crowd.The Smoker's Club Tour with Method Man and Curren$y November 2, 2011 The Warfield Better than: Curling up at home with a bong and a Snuggie. My moshing days never really began, but they should have been over about half my life ago. Still, as the bruises from Meth ... More >>
Gil RiegoThird Eye Blind was in San Francisco yesterday to -- wait, that's not right. Third Eye Blind is from San Francisco, is working on its fifth album here, has enough to say about Lincecum's pitching game to be composed of credible locals. Anyway, the band played yesterday, in Union Squ ... More >>
Conventional wisdom says psychiatric drugs save lives, but for some San Franciscans the pills are a prescription for disaster
The Suey Sing Boys of Oakland were a bunch of low-level Chinese-American thugs. Then 10 of them became high-fashion hairstylists.
"We've mastered making people more beautiful, why not improve upon the rest of the world?"
Two young San Franciscans have the hottest new brand in the staid but cutthroat national soap market. It's based on a simple notion: Cleaning is cool.
Neil LaBute has a shrewd ear for American talk but doesn't know when to stop
How Susie Tompkins Buell built, wrecked, and sued San Francisco's legendary Esprit de Corp. clothing company, and why she still gets to sit next to President Clinton