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Aug 29

Hiero Day is this Monday.  Tickets are $19.93 now (but go up on Monday).  The festival returns to its 3rd Street location (entrance on 3rd & MLK) in Oakland near Jack London Square.  In addition to music, there will also be a variety of food, vendors and a Kids’ Zone with reading every hour presented by Akira’s Book Club.

And it don’t stop…RSVP now for a free ticket to the after party presented by Wax Poetic x Beat Culture and hosted by Pep Love.

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Jul 06

The first feature film from Boots Riley is out today in limited release!  Check showtimes in your area here.

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Jun 15

RIPNDIP is hosting an ice cream party this weekend at 826 Mateo St, Los Angeles with special guest Rico Nasty.  RSVP at ripndipicecream.com


Incidentally, Rico Nasty just dropped some new music…

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May 10

Our friend Yong-ki is curating a show by Porous Walker at VASF, 1485 Haight, SF.  Opens May 11, 2018 from 6-10pm and runs through June.

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Apr 27

Tonight! Souls of Mischief are celebrating their birthdays at the Uptown Nightclub.  In alignment, all of the Souls of Mischief members were born in April:

 A Plus April 14th
Tajai – April 21st
Opio April 22nd
Phesto – April – 29th

 This is also the 20th anniversary of Focus, which was released April 20, 1998.

The night also features DJ Platurn, DJ True Justice and with special guests Planet Asia & DJ Fresh

Friday, April 27, 2018, Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph, Oakland, 9pm.

 For $19.93 pre-sale tickets | 21+ with ID

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Apr 18

Del + Amp Live are dropping a new project called Gate 13  on 4/20.

Hop over to their page to check out exclusive packages.

Upcoming Shows:

4/20 – Cornerstone – Berkeley, CA – Tickets
4/21 – The Stonehouse – Nevada City, CA – Tickets
5/4 – Cervantes – Denver, CO – Tickets
5/5 – Aggie Theatre – Fort Collins, CO – Tickets
5/24 – Los Gatos BAR & GRIlL – Los Gatos, CA – Tickets
5/25 – Cali Roots After Party – Monterey, CA – Tickets

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Mar 13

We are so excited for Boot’s new film, Sorry to Bother You (which he wrote AND directed). Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, David Cross, Danny Glover and more.  It will feature new music from The Coup with a score by Tune-Yards It will be playing in the Bay Area April 12th during the SF Film Festival,  will be in select theaters July 6th, and nationwide on July 27th.

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Feb 09

 

The good people at Art Don’t Sleep are cooking up TWO crazy shows on Tuesday, February 13th.  They are taking over both the The Echo and the Echoplex.  Upstairs is #jazzisdead and downstairs is the return of the 70s Ethiopian funk god, Ayalew Mesfin!

If you purchase entry into one of the events, you will be granted entry into both events. This is a very special one time happening and only going down in Los Angeles.

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Feb 07

There are Dilla Day celebrations taking place all over the world, but we know that the family/foundation endorse the Detroit dates.  This Sunday is Dilla Youth Day, which will be hosted by his daughter, Ja’Mya.  Later that night is Dillatroit featuring several of his friends and collaborators.  Check the foundation’s FB for authorized events.

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Jan 26

We’ll be at Obey’s Nor Cal Sample Sale this weekend at Azalea in Berkeley.  TRUE, Nixon, and Amuse Society will also be vending.  Azalea is at 2633 Ashby Ave in Berkeley.  January 27-28 from 11am-6pm.

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