Oaktown is Kickin’ It

I’ve been hittin’ up First Fridays for a good minute and I gotta say…it’s WAYYY off the hook now.  The media finally got word of this monthly street party in Downtown Oakland so now everyone and their mama be comin’ out to feel the love.  And with the new addition of closin’ streets rather than…

The Biggity Biggity O

I’ve been hitting the First Friday scene in Oakland for a good year now.  And I gotta say, last week’s First Friday was THE most crackingest.  Everywhere…from food trucks, galleries, the streets, alleys and the bars…packed!  Walkin on the sidewalks…fuggedaboudit.  We had to bypass along with moving cars on Telegraph.  Straight POPPIN! And as the…

He Told A Little Story

“Now here’s a little story I got to tell About three bad brothers you know so well It started way back in history With Ad Rock, MCA and me, Mike D” Straight history.  Hip hop history.  And we lost a pioneer.  Thank you MCA for paving the way… And so we celebrate his legacy…and continue…

Girl Power

Oakland is quickly becoming (dare I say) THE mecca of artists. And on the first Friday eve of each month galleries, bars, coffee shops, cafes, canni clubs…you name it…in the Uptown area open their doors to show the hearts and souls of these creative individuals. Folks from all backgrounds come together as a community to…