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Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Never Catch Me

​“We ain’t dead said the children, don’t believe it. We just made ourselves invisible.” Stirring release from Flying Lotus with soldier of poetic truth Kendrick Lamar. — Watch

Hip-Hop History: Slick Rick - Hey Young World

​The Ruler kicking knowledge from 1989’s Great Adventures of Slick Rick. Watch

Hip-Hop History: The Roots ft. Erykah Badu - You Got Me

​Philly-to-the-Universe legends The Roots with songwriting from Jill Scott and the haunting vocals of E. Badu. From the 1999 release Things Fall Apart. Watch

Logic - Under Pressure

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

Nas, “Represent”

​Hard to believe, but during Illmatic’s original release twenty years ago, Columbia Records never made a video for “Represent.” But with the Illmatic XX’s release, we got this dreamlike splicing of silent film footage and Nas’ library of… — Watch

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UPCOMING EVENTS
San Francisco Bay Area change

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

Heartbreak Halloween

Iamsu! and Sage the Gemini

The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
Sat, 11/1 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

YBCA Presents

Clas/Sick Hip-Hop: 1993 Edition

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Fri, 11/7 8:00am. 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 Planetcoffeebean 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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Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Never Catch Me

​“We ain’t dead said the children, don’t believe it. We just made ourselves invisible.” Stirring release from Flying Lotus with soldier of poetic truth… Watch

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Hip-Hop History: Slick Rick - Hey Young World

​The Ruler kicking knowledge from 1989’s Great Adventures of Slick Rick. Watch

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Hip-Hop History: The Roots ft. Erykah Badu - You Got Me

​Philly-to-the-Universe legends The Roots with songwriting from Jill Scott and the haunting vocals of E. Badu. From the 1999 release Things Fall Apart. Watch

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Eric Biddines - Lay In You

​Eric Biddines showing his romantic side…and also running away in his drawers. 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

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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

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Logic - Under Pressure

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

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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

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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