Hip Hop

The Jacka is celebrated on what would have been his 38th birthday. (CBS SF)

Hip Hop Fans Throw A Birthday Party For Oakland Rapper The Jacka, Months After His Unsolved Murder

Fans celebrated the 38th birthday of the late Bay Area rapper known as The Jacka Wednesday night.

08/13/2015

(Via Roger ‘OG’ Pollard’s Instagram)

62-Year-Old San Ramon Man Becomes The Internet’s Favorite Hip-Hop Dancer

Meet Roger Pollard. He’s a bit older, but don’t call him “Pops.” You can call him “OG.” That’s what he told Bay Area rapper Mistah F.A.B., anyway, when he he “discovered” him in 2013.

07/31/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Capture culture & cuisine at the Fillmore Street Festival, check out Opera at the Ballpark + many Independence Day events, just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

06/28/2015

The Jacka

Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

By all accounts, the Jacka was loved. As part of Mob Figaz he helped define Bay Area hip hop.

02/03/2015

(CBS SF)

All But 1 of 6 Released From Hospital In San Francisco Mission District Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured six people in San Francisco early Wednesday morning where one remains hospitalized in stable condition.

11/26/2014

Tupac Shakur (credit:  Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Tupac Shakur Musical To Close On Broadway

Producers say that the show will close after playing 17 previews & 38 regular performances…

07/15/2014

Beats By Dr. Dre (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Apple Officially Acquires Beats Electronics For $3 Billion, Largest Purchase In Company’s History

Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist that also brings the swagger of rapper Dr. Dre and recording impresario Jimmy Iovine.

05/28/2014

Dr. Dre (L) and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

‘First Billionaire In Hip-Hop’ Dre Boasts Of Apple-Beats Deal On Facebook

The Beats co-founder says Forbes’ rich list has changed “in a big way”

05/09/2014

Beats By Dr. Dre (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Apple On Verge Of Buying ‘Beats By Dre’ For $3.2B

A report says Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker…

05/08/2014

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