Ken TaylorDaVinci, in unmistakably San Francisco fog.
DaVinci represents the Fillmore passionately. The rapper claims roots in the area going back to his grandmother's time, and has traced the changes in the blocks he grew up on through songs like "What You Finna Do." So before he lights up ... More >>
Pairing San Francisco rhymer JBillion's high-strung, tactile rapping voice and beat-maker Rel's sophisticated, soulful production was a good idea. Together, the duo have just released the free download album MVMNT, which is headed up by the first single "Once In A Lifetime." The song ... More >>
(Aziz Ansari by Seth Olenick)Aziz Ansari (w/ Nick Kroll)Friday, Jan. 23, 2009Punch LineBetter than: "Rollerblading" What better way to spend a Friday night than laughing until you're all teared up like a baby? I mean, yeah, it's great when you leave the Great American talking about some kick a ... More >>
By Peter JamisonThe professional world offers few examples of desiccated ritual more perfect than those to be found on newsstands the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when daily papers across the country give over their front pages to the annual Black Friday story. Every year, without fail, unlucky repo ... More >>
Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.