Photos: Hiero Day 2017
Hieroglyphics at Hiero Day (photo: Robert Alleyne) Last Labor Day weekend was the annual celebration from the legendary hip-hop Hieroglyphics, the 2017 celebration of Oakland, Hiero Day. As usual the lineup featured tons of hip-hop artists, both local and from all over, and, notably, Lil B gave away his first ever keyboard and guitar to inspire others to make music. You can check out our gallery from photographer Robert Alleyne below.
Rayana Jay, YMTK, Lil B among must-see acts at Hiero Day 2017
Hiero Day is once again upon us, and the holiday’s sixth annual celebration continues to bridge the gaps among the Bay Area’s avenues of hip-hop, art, and culture right in the streets of Oakland. Naturally, the event’s namesake and other NorCal rap legends take top billing. But the selection of DJs and up-and-coming youngsters is what makes this year’s lineup particularly exciting, so we’re going to give you the lowdown on the seven must-see surefire shots this Labor Day. Duckwrth Born in LA and elevated in San Francisco, Duckwrth has slowly but surely come into his own over the course [...]