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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

Sean Combs | P.Diddy | Puff Daddy (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

‘P. Diddy’/Sean Combs Is ‘Puff Daddy’ Once Again!

P. Diddy, a.k.a. Sean Combs, announced on Twitter he’s back to being ‘Puff Daddy’

03/25/2014

(L-R) Posdnuos, Pasemaster Mase, and Trugoy the Dove of De La Soul (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Hip Hop Trio ‘De La Soul’ Gives Away Music For Free

Iconic rappers, De La Soul celebrates 25yrs by allowing downloads of their music…

02/14/2014

Tupac Shakur (Photo credit by AP Photo/Frank Wiese/FILE)

Show Inspired By Tupac Shakur Songs Heads To Broadway

Musical inspired by Tupac Shakur brings Hip Hop to Broadway

01/09/2014

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