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Common At Rock The Bells (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

‘Rock The Bells 2013′ Mountain View Lineup Revealed

The Mountain View lineup for Hip Hop music festival, Rock the Bells has been announced. The traveling hip hop event features Common, Wu-Tang Clan and E-40 Too Short…

05/14/2013

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Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake’s ‘Legends’ Concert Tour Coming To San Francisco

Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake will be hitting the stage together for the “Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour” that will bring the heat to twelve U.S. cities, including San Francisco…

02/22/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]

01/29/2013

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2012 Sounded Good: The Best Breakout Music Acts In The South Bay

Out of the many acts out there today, here are just a few bright and shining stars within our midst. They are the singers and artists of various musical genres who have made the biggest impression in 2012. Undoubtedly, we’ll be hearing and seeing more of these acts that have blown our minds and caused a stir in the South Bay.

12/27/2012

2 Chainz At The Top of Charts & Performs In Mountain View

2 Chainz At The Top of Charts & Performs In Mountain View

Just a day before his performance at Hip Hop festival, “Rock The Bells” in Mountain View, rapper “2 Chainz” topped the album chart this week with his solo release…

08/24/2012

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Best Upcoming Summer Concerts In San Francisco

San Francisco’s concerts this summer will satisfy every music aficionado, no matter how eclectic your tastes may be.

07/26/2012

'Rock The Bells' Lineup Unveiled For Mountain View Show

‘Rock The Bells’ Lineup Unveiled For Mountain View Show

The lineup for this year’s Rock the Bells has been announced. The three-city, including Mountain View, traveling hip hop event will mix the old and the new…

05/16/2012

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Feds Bust Ecstasy Ring Linked To Bay Area Rap Label

Several rappers connected to a Bay Area music label are being charged with taking part in a nationwide Ecstasy ring.

04/24/2012

Rapper, Heavy D. Leaves An Inspiring Tweet

Rapper, Heavy D. Leaves An Inspiring Tweet

It was as if Heavy D knew that it would be his last tweet. The self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip hop, who became one of rap’s top hit makers…

11/09/2011

Rappers Take To The Mic In Oakland Occupy Protest

Rappers Take To The Mic In Oakland Occupy Protest

Hip hop heavyweights known as much for their fiery political lyrics as for their bass-pounding beats have been among the thousands marching…

11/07/2011

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