Review + Photos: Madlib x Freddie Gibbs at 1015 Folsom

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs (photo: Joshua Huver) On Sunday, September 8, world-class beat-maker and hip-hop producer Madlib and rapper Freddie Gibbs hosted a sold out and sweaty night of bumping beats at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco. This marks the first return to the Bay Area in over a year for Madlib. The duo have been on the road performing in random corners around the country more than they have been touring proper, nonetheless supporting their second full length LP Bandana. The second in a planned trilogy, Bandana follows 2014's Piñata with the planned conclusion Montana merely a distant calendar point in the future. [...]

By |September 16, 2019|Tags: , |

Noise Pop: Madlib Medicine Show features surprises from Yasiin Bey, Dave Chappelle

Madlib Medicine Show (photo: Joshua Huver) Thursday night Noise Pop 2018 was capped by a late-night Madlib Medicine Show at 1015 Folsom, the first Bay Area show for the legendary namesake producer in over two years. Madlib, one of the most ubiquitous stage names in hip-hop and Otis Jackson Jr's most recognizable handle, was full of surprises. Special guests included the second recent sighting of Yasiin Bey (FKA Mos Def) and a special surprise showing from Dave Chappelle. Last week, Bey made his first on-stage guest appearance at another of Madlib's DJ sets in Denver. There, the duo formally announced [...]

By |February 23, 2018|Tags: , , |

RSVP now: Madlib is DJing at Boiler Room's Treasure Island after-party

The folks at Boiler Room are coming to SF to throw a Treasure Island Music Festival after-party with a DJ set from Madlib and more special guests to be announced. The location's a mystery too, but, regardless, Madlib + Boiler Room = a great way to cap off your Saturday night at TIMF. RSVP now.

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