03 Jun 2014

New Music Tuesday

[Photo: Sasha Keable, British Singer] Here’s the newest installment of the New Music Tuesday Playlist featuring the best new tracks to hit the Internet: New Album Releases This Week: 50 Cent – Animal Ambition Andrew Bird – Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… Bob Mould – Beauty & Ruin

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29 May 2014

Throwback Thursday: The Best of Timbaland

During an era when music fans argued over which crew was the best between Death Row, Bad Boy and Roc-A-Fella, I chose The Superfriends. They weren’t officially a record label like the others were, but they were a damn good collective of artists whose creativity transcended our generation. Timbaland was

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27 May 2014

Meeting in the Ladies Room

Meeting in the ladies room with my crew to start off the long weekend. Din, drinks, then lounge with artists. So stay posted…because this heat is just the beginning. Boot and Shoe ServiceCastelvetrano OlivesSomething on toast.  I forgot but it was incredible!Bucatini alla papalinaMargherita di bufala w/ a side of

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27 May 2014

You Really Bout Yo’ Money, Bitch… or nah?

Swooning over these bad ass ladies right now. Oakland born singer, Kehlani and rapper Tia NoMore drop their remake of Ty Dolla $ign’s “Or Nah” track…. and this shit is fuckin’ fiyahhhhhh. They “dropped this shit with no promo”… but best believe they on the rise.

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27 May 2014

New Music Tuesday

Every Tuesday, I’ll curate a playlist of brand new music from around the Internet and give you a heads up on the week’s album releases. Here’s the first installment of the New Music Tuesday Playlist featuring 22 of the best new tracks from the past week: Featured Albums Released This

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23 May 2014

The Week in Review: Music Edition

Young Iranians arrested for dancing to Pharrell’s “Happy” [CNN] Made In America 2014 LA and Philly lineups announced [Brooklyn Vegan] Tupac’s last words were “Fuck You,” says former cop [Hip Hop Wired] Mos Def Yasiin Bey not allowed entry into the U.S., cancels U.S. tour [Together Boston] Jay Z and

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22 May 2014

The Essential Guide to Music Streaming

If you’re part of the 78 percent of Internet radio consumers still using Pandora (according to Bloomberg), it’s time to graduate to the next level of music streaming. Sure, Pandora has its positives, but it also comes with a lot of flaws. It’s free to use, but you have to

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21 May 2014

Outlaw Chick

Quick meet up with some very talented females heavy in Oakland’s art scene. About what you ask??? About conveying women’s strength and power – through art, photography and words. Stay tuned for the upcoming All Lady Warrior Zine + Art Show happening June and July at SomaR and Solespace. In

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