This weekend in Oakland, CA there are plenty of dope events to keep you thoroughly entertained. 38thnotes highlights a few can’t miss events here.
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With the video for “Slow Down,” the most anticipated Bay Area music video of the year, Clyde Carson, Kaz Kyzah, and Mayne Mannish of The Team are bringing Hyphy back. Thankfully they left scrapers and tall tees back in ’05, but the sideshow culture native [...]
The Cataracs are known to many as pop artists with electronic music sensibilities, but for those of us who have been following them since their Berkeley High days, we know they come from hip-hop stock. In this interview they discuss their hyphy roots, [...]
If you didn’t know any better, you might say that the last few years have been exceptionally kind to Colin Tilley. When Max and I meet Colin at his Silverlake pad, he pulls up in the benz, all-black everything with tints, and hops out, greeting us with a grin. Freshly inked, the “skate and destroy” tat across his forearm is still wrapped in plastic.
It’s been well documented that President Barack Obama is a Chicago White Sox fan, has it not? So imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon a video clip in which he admits that he grew up an Oakland A’s fan.
Roach Gigz just dropped a new Aris Jerome directed video today. The simple stop-motion-esque graphics highlight the Frisco emcee’s gamed up break-neck delivery over brash almost EDM-sounding industrial slap. The racially ambiguous looking Italian rapper [...]
Over 120 years and 29 Olympic Games, 25 Oakland athletes have participated in the Olympics and won a total of 19 gold medals, four silver medals, and two bronze medals. The Olympic Games have a legendary past and continue to capture the attention [...]
The Kurse Krew is a trio of young emcees from Oakland, CA. I’ve haven’t steeped myself in their recorded work, but their live shows have caught my attention. I first saw them perform at a high school Ethnic Studies conference at Cal Berkeley a couple [...]
If you’re anything like me and approximately 10 million others worldwide, you’ve been mesmerized by Ken Block destroying the streets of San Francisco in a Ford Fiesta. And yes, you read that right, a Ford Fiesta. In just two days this video has amassed [...]
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