San Francisco-bred rapper Messy Marv and J-Diggs, president of Vallejo's embattled Thizz Entertainment, have just released "211 on a Industry Nigga," a remake of 50 Cent's 2002 debut single "How to Rob." Both call out specific rap and R&B stars -- many of the same names, in fact -- and detail how th ... More >>
Erban Image PhotographySex Shooter: Netta BrielleBay Area R&B/Hip-hop singer/MC Netta B (aka Netta Brielle) is on fire. Her new video "Dirty Boyz" premieres today, and tonight, she headlines "Electrik Rebel Sounds: The Concert" at La Pena in Berkeley. On Saturday, you can catch her at O ... More >>
By Randall Roberts
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a
remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and
researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics,
technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans.
Racial barrier ... More >>