Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

YG (all photos: Salihah Saadiq) Yet again, hip-hop festival Rolling Loud 2019 rolled through Oracle Arena and overflowed with talent. The festival always has great variety in rap, from the major players (YG, Megan Thee Stallion, G-Eazy) to the newer stars (Saweetie, Gunna, Playboi Carti), and as always some quality local artists (SOB x RBE, Kamaiyah, Nef The Pharaoh). Check out the gallery of both days below! Day 1: YG, Megan Thee Stallion, G-Eazy, SOB X RBE and more Day 2:  Future, Playboi Carti, Saweetie, Kamaiyah and more

Homecoming: G-Eazy is a Bay Area man through and through

G-Eazy (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) Gerald Gillum is a Bay Area man through and through. Best known as G-Eazy, the Oakland rapper has toured the world, made it on to mainstream radio stations, and hit some of the biggest festival stages. But when G-Eazy plays a hometown show, it's not just a celebration for the multi-platinum producer himself, it's a moment for thousands of fans from all different regions of the Bay to reminisce over the long journey it took to get there. G-Eazy came up from our beloved underground Bay Area music scene as 'Young Gerald,' then made his way to the [...]

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Nef the Pharaoh releases #Saydaat, performing with G-Eazy next month

The Bay Area is a blessing and a curse for aspiring MCs. Long considered one of the most consistent and prolific regional rap scenes in the country, the nation of “hyphy” has rarely shifted its scope or sound, built on oxymoronic but undeniable low-key bangers. While providing a geographic pride and communal spirit in the genre, this commitment to distinguishing themselves from external influences has not exactly produced a lot of nationally recognized figures. Although he has not been around for as long as many of his more experienced peers, Nef the Pharaoh has made an uncharacteristic mark on the [...]

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