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Album Review: Eric Biddines - planetcoffeebean 2

  Rebellion is in the id of hip-hop. We love this music for its fearless rejection of the status quo, the youthful energy of its sound. But hip-hop has grown up over the last four decades, blooming into a layered and complex organism - rebellious,…More

Nas, “Represent”

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Hip-Hop History: Erykah Badu feat. Common - Love of my Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)

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Album Review: Eric Biddines - planetcoffeebean 2

UPCOMING EVENTS
San Francisco Bay Area change

DMC (Run-DMC), Sugar Blue & Sonix The Mad Scientist

Next Level

Yoshi’s San Francisco, CA
Wed, 10/29 8:00pm. Tickets and Info

Heartbreak Halloween

Iamsu! and Sage the Gemini

The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
Fri, 10/31 8:00pm. Tickets and Info

An Evening with

Amel LARRIEUX

Yoshi’s San Francisco, CA
Fri, 10/31 8:30pm. Tickets and Info

Halloween Costume Party

Haunted House of Terra

Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fri, 10/31 9:00pm. Tickets and Info

No Genre Tour

B.o.B. with Kevin Gates

Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
Sun, 11/2 7:00pm. Tickets and Info

SLICK RICK THE RULER

Public Works, San Francisco, CA
Fri, 11/14 9:00pm. Tickets and Info

From the Bay to the Universe Tour

G-Eazy

Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
Wed, 11/26 8:00pm. Tickets and Info

Tyler, the Creator

The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
Thu, 12/18 8:00pm. Tickets and Info



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Eric Biddines - Railroads Down/Unfinished

​Cinematic release from Southern emcee and singer Biddines, off of Planet Coffeebean 2 (deluxe edition available now.) Watch

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Lil B, “No Black Person Is Ugly”

​Not even Kevin Durant. It’s a mellowed out and contemplative Based God from his upcoming mixtape, Ultimate Bitch. Watch

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Donnis feat. IAMSU!, Jay Ant, “Absolutely”

It’s sunny in San Francisco and that’s enough reason to party. Donnis, IAMSU! and Jay Ant rock a beat that is undeniably from the Bay. Watch

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Album Review: Eric Biddines - planetcoffeebean 2

Rebellion is in the id of hip-hop. We love this music for its fearless rejection of the status quo, the youthful energy of its sound. But hip-hop has grown… Read

Videos

Hip-Hop History: Erykah Badu feat. Common - Love of my Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)

​Ms. Badu may be labeled as soul/R&B, but in this classic tribute she’s the embodiment of HIP-HOP. Take notes. Watch

Videos

Logic - Under Pressure

See the world through the eyes of an armed diamond thief set to Logic’s latest from album Under Pressure. Watch

Videos

Los Rakas - We Dem Rakas (Hola)

Los Rakas and a crew of fly scraper bikes cruising around their Oakland neighborhood. Remix of Wiz Khalifa’s “We Dem Boyz” Watch

The Dash

Hip-hop Wisdom: Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey, known for most of his career as Mos Def, has helped shape the dialogue and definition of hip-hop, both musically and politically for nearly… Read

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Raz Simone - Cheap Money

​The newest from the introspective and boundary-pushing Simone. Watch

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Hip-Hop History: Blackstar - Respiration

Hip-hop dream team Blackstar painting a beautifully dark picture of their city. Breathe in, breathe out. Watch

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Hip-Hop History: Wu-Tang Clan - M.E.T.H.O.D. Man

Throwback supa swag from da Mef. Check the WU, coming to a city near you. Watch

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Interview: Dilated Peoples Dropping Perspectives

Evidence, Rakaa, and Babu share knowledge on the writing process, how the internet has changed the rap game, and how they’ve kept their team dynamic timeless… Watch

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Hip-Hop History: Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M.

The timelessness of the WU. Coming to a city near you. Watch

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Bun B - Triller ft. Kirko Bangz

​Underground King and gangsta professor Bun B living the trill life with smooth vocals from Bangz. Watch

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J. Cole and MC Keem: Hip-hop in #Ferguson

Like Street Reporters video from the Washington Post. Hip-hop artists speak on the Ferguson movement. Watch

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Souls of Mischief: There is Only Now

Snoop joins Oakland originators Souls of Mischief to illuminate the ultimate truth: THERE IS ONLY NOW. New Souls album available now. Watch

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Album Review: Dilated Peoples “Directors of Photography”

Dilated Peoples has maintained a brand and vibe with mad integrity for years, “timeless,” as DJ Babu has described it. But while they’ve stayed a… Read

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Dom Kennedy, “After School”

​School’s out in LA, and Dom got stories about what happens next. Off of Get Home Safely. Watch