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    DMP Music Festival reunites Lil B, The Pack, and more at SoMa Streat Park

DMP Music Festival reunites Lil B, The Pack, and more at SoMa Streat Park

The company that brought Too Short, Mistah FAB and Rexx Life Raj to SoMa Streat Park is back with a 2018 edition of DMP Festival on September 23. Ardent [...]

By |September 18, 2018|0 Comments

Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

This episode originally ran on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017 (Podcast #419)

With each passing day, 2017 appears increasingly determined to solidify its place as the [...]

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Mixtape: New Music from Longtime Bay Area Artists


Download: Mixtape: New Music from Longtime Bay Area Artists (Podcast #413)

Between streaming music services and social media, it feels easier than ever to find and consume an endless supply [...]

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    Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

It's officially 2015, and all the 2014 lists are in. I honestly enjoy them, but how many times do you need to read about Run the Jewels and War [...]

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Photos: Lil B @ Regency Ballroom, 11/15/13

A little over a week ago, our Zack Frederick caught Lil B's show at the Regency Ballroom, about which he wrote:

Even after doors opened, a line wrapped up Van [...]

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Review & Photos: Lil B @ The Regency Ballroom, 11/15/13

For Lil B, the 24 year old Berkeley rapper, the internet has always been the place where his relentless productivity found an audience with the thirst to absorb nearly [...]

By |November 18, 2013|1 Comment

Giveaway: Lil B returns to San Francisco this Friday

Berkeley internet-rapper and renowned "Based God" Lil B will bring his motivational live show to the Regency Ballroom this Friday. Lil B just might be the most interesting rapper alive. [...]

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Keyboard Kid, Shady Blaze, Yalls, & Zachg at SOM, 7/30/12

On Monday, July 30th, there will be a live hip hop showcase at SOM BAR SF presented by Rad Reef and Mishka. The showcase will feature Keyboard Kid, Shady [...]

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Clams Casino releases second 'Instrumentals' mixtape

Ten years after America's abysmal failure to mesh rap and rock at the turn of the millennium, it seems that the cultures of hip-hop and indie rock have been [...]

By |June 15, 2012|Comments Off on Clams Casino releases second 'Instrumentals' mixtape

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

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

Words by Ben Van Houten

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)