Stream Friendzone’s new collection ‘While U Wait’

Even though Friendzone has been quiet recently, prepping for the release of 808s & Dark Grapes III with Main Attrakionz. Still, the forward-thinking production duo has remained prolific behind [...]

By |May 29, 2015|Comments Off on Stream Friendzone’s new collection ‘While U Wait’
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    Main Attrakionz drop “Ain’t No Other Way” video, announce tour

Main Attrakionz drop “Ain’t No Other Way” video, announce tour

If you're anything like me, you're freaking pumped for the forthcoming Main Attrakionz album, 808s & Dark Grapes 3. If you're not, the latest track off the album, "Ain't [...]

By |May 14, 2015|Comments Off on Main Attrakionz drop “Ain’t No Other Way” video, announce tour

Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

Oakland cloud Rappers Main Attrakionz have shared "G.O. Style" from their upcoming album 808s and Dark Grapes III, which will be released May 12 on Neil Young's Vapor Records. [...]

By |March 13, 2015|Comments Off on Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12
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    Hella Local at DNA Lounge with Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, Chad Salty

Hella Local at DNA Lounge with Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, Chad Salty

Keepin' it local this weekend and looking for the party? Head to DNA Lounge on Friday, August 23 for some Hella Local beats from Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, and DJ [...]

By |August 21, 2013|Comments Off on Hella Local at DNA Lounge with Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, Chad Salty

Friendzone produces tracks for Mykki Blanco and Yung Lean

I've been all up in my Friendzone lately, with the Bay Area "internet rap" production duo serving up a pair of heavy slaps for left-field hip-hop performers Mykki Blanco [...]

By |July 19, 2013|Comments Off on Friendzone produces tracks for Mykki Blanco and Yung Lean
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    Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

All too frequently, remixes are just okay, but when they are great, they're really something special. A truly great remix can [...]

By |April 17, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Antwon – "Automatic" (produced by Friendzone)

When two of your favorites team up, there's always the risk that the expectations will trump the finished product. Click below without fear, though, as Antwon and Friendzone deliver [...]

By |January 18, 2013|Comments Off on Antwon – "Automatic" (produced by Friendzone)

Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)

Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)

"Best of" lists are intrinsically a tricky proposition, but compiling them is made all the more difficult by the San Francisco Bay Area's [...]

By |December 20, 2012|Comments Off on Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)
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    Kitty Pryde, Main Attrakionz, Hottub playing #Y3K at DNA Lounge this Friday, 11/9/12

Kitty Pryde, Main Attrakionz, Hottub playing #Y3K at DNA Lounge this Friday, 11/9/12

East Bay hip hop duo Main Attrakionz – fresh off their first proper full-length album Bossalinis & Fooliyones (out now on Young Ones Records) – will bring their local [...]

By |November 7, 2012|Comments Off on Kitty Pryde, Main Attrakionz, Hottub playing #Y3K at DNA Lounge this Friday, 11/9/12

Mixtape: Checking Out New Bay Area Hip Hop (Podcast #277)

Mixtape: Checking Out New Bay Area Hip Hop (Podcast #277)

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We haven't written a lot about hip hop for The Bay Bridged. Not for a [...]

By |April 20, 2012|Comments Off on Mixtape: Checking Out New Bay Area Hip Hop (Podcast #277)

Saturday: 'The City is Ours' party in Oakland

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Just got a heads-up about the rad-looking "The City is Ours" party going down in Oakland this Saturday night with a crazy long [...]

By |April 19, 2012|Comments Off on Saturday: 'The City is Ours' party in Oakland
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    Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12

Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12

103 Harriet, Mgrthemogul, & Suicide have just announced a one day, star-studded rap festival on March 30 at the SOMA dance club 103 Harriet. Headliners include Brooklyn-based Das Racist [...]

By |March 15, 2012|Comments Off on Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12