Tag archive

oakland

Music News

Tune in: Oakland’s Kehlani on Genius x Fuse

In the next episode of Genius x Fuse, Kehlani breaks down her song “Everybody’s Business” on Verified. Rapsody discusses how she pays tribute to her inspirations on her album “Eve” with Rob Markman on For The Record. And Young M.A performs her song “Big” on Open Mic.  The new, half-hour episode will air on July 22 at 8:00 pm/PT. Keep Reading

Music News

Oracle Arena Renamed Oakland Arena, Announces Fall Lineup

The renamed Oakland Arena is showing no signs of slowing down since the move of the Warriors to San Francisco. In a press release that went out this morning the iconic venue announced the 2019-2020 season, which includes: Iron Maiden (Sept. 10), The Original Misfits (Sept. 11), KISS (Sept. 16) and Rolling Loud, the world’s… Keep Reading

Music News

Show Preview – Talib Kweli, Yoshi’s, Jan. 18

For nearly two decades, Talib Kweli has been one of hip-hop’s great minds, combining fierce intellect and killer flow with cool-headed songwriting and production. Over the course of his career, Kweli has released solo albums and has also collaborated with other musicians frequently. Striking a fine balance between his own original work and other collaborations,… Keep Reading

Music News

Venue Profile – The Fox Theater, Oakland

On Telegraph Avenue in Downtown Oakland stands a building whose architectural style is breathtaking, yet not quite definable. With an exotic mix of terracotta tiles, rich and vibrant colors, detailed paint work, and intricately designed golden accents on statues of deities, the style could be described as Indian, medieval European or even Babylonian. In fact,… Keep Reading

Music News

Show Preview – John Legend, The Fox Theater, Oakland, Dec. 21

John Legend has been clearing high bars for nearly 20 years now - if you choose ‘Legend’ for a stage name, you’d better be ready to live up to it, and since before 2004’s Get Lifted, Legend has been, for want of a better phrase, crushing it. One way you can tell an artist has got used to going big, and not going home, is the release of a Christmas album. Keep Reading

1 2 3
Go to Top