It’s no secret, San Francisco loves to party. New Year’s Eve in SF is the destination for many international travelers and it’s easy to see why. There are over 100 events featuring a wide range of entertainment options including: world-renowned DJ’s, popular comedians, circus performances, the symphony, live music… and of course, you can’t have NYE without Fireworks!
Dustin and Dylan of Bay Area electronic production duo K Theory have been making hits as well as touring the states steady throughout 2012 with their hard yet melodic tunes. They play their first large music festival this weekend at Wintersalt and we spoke to Dylan as they geared up for the performance.
Over the weekend, the party dedicated to Stevie Wonder WONDER-Full got a special surprise when the legend himself called in to say and sing a few words to the Mezzanine audience. Young or old, black or white, it’s clear to see how much of an impact his music makes in the hearts of many.
Sitting on the 15th floor of the Clift Hotel, Atlanta rapper T.I. is in good spirits on a gloomy San Francisco day as he discusses his latest album Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, and rightfully so.
The White Girl Mob – once consisting of Kreayshawn, V-Nasty and Lil’ Debbie – has seen its share of controversy over the past two years as critics doubted their musical abilities and sales reports have come up slim. This time though we’re seeing a battle of words between members V-Nasty and Kreayshawn which transpired on Twitter during the day on Sunday.
This Friday 12/7, producer extraordinaire Just Blaze hits the decks at The New Parish for a special one-off Winter Edition of The 45 Sessions. Supporting him will be local DJs Shortkut, DJ Platurn, DJ E DA BOSS, DJ Enki, DJ Saurus. Although his name might not be familiar to some, he is best known for producing tracks such as Cam’ron’s “Oh Boy,” Jay-Z’s “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and Beanie Sigel and Freeway’s “Rock the Mic.”
Trackademicks and 1-O.A.K. – of the Bay Area’s Honor Roll Crew – have fused their respective producing and singing talents to form 2 Player Co-Op with their first EP Lovelorn set for release December 10. The first leak off of the cover album is a soothing, funky take on LCD Soundsystem’s “Someone Great.”
In a year full of quality hip-hop releases and big headlines, rapper Two Chainz arguably stands in front of the pack with his debut solo album hitting No. 1 on the Billboard charts and hit features with everyone from Big Krit to Kanye and Drake.