Oakland

Top 10 Defining Moments in Too $hort’s Legendary Career

Fans have come to appreciate Too $hort as more than the narrator of inappropriate freaky tales but also as a… Read More

December 20, 2021

10 Zion I Songs That Show Why Zumbi Was A Bay Area Hip-Hop Legend

From "Bird's Eye View" to "Tech $," these Zion I songs are a testament to the late Zumbi, a brilliant… Read More

August 26, 2021

Oakland Protesters Support Moms 4 Housing Amid Imminent Eviction

The organization has been squatting in a West Oakland home since November to bring awareness to affordable housing issues. In… Read More

January 14, 2020

The Two Black Women Helping To Reclaim & Encourage Natural Psychedelics Use In Oakland

Almost 15 years since the death of the Bay Area's beloved Mac Dre, a shrooms & MDMA enthusiast, these women… Read More

October 29, 2019

Bay Area Legend Keak Da Sneak Faces Prison While in Wheelchair. Here’s How Incarceration Will Affect Him

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Keak da Sneak (@officialkeakdasneak) on May 19, 2018 at… Read More

January 28, 2019

Police Arrest Man Who Fatally Stabbed Oakland Teen Nia Wilson

UPDATE: John Cowell, the man suspected of fatally stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson, has been arrested. The 27-year-old was arrested about… Read More

July 23, 2018

Watch SOL Development’s Powerful Ode to Oakland and Black Lives With “Helicopter” Video [Premiere]

Oakland hip-hop group SOL Development released the music video for their latest single "Helicopter,"a stunning visual homage to their hometown, its… Read More

June 9, 2018

Andre 3000 Celebrates Birthday At Site Of Oakland BBQ Controversy

This past weekend marked Outkast rapper Andre 3000's 43rd birthday and judging by a number of social media posts from… Read More

May 29, 2018

Why Does This Study Saying Oakland Cops Are More Racist When Tired Even Exist?

A number of studies have been released this year that come to conclusions that black people were already well aware… Read More

December 19, 2017