Kamaiyah and Kehlani at FYF This Weekend

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Kamaiyah and Kehlani at FYF This Weekend

Two Oakland stars hit the stage in Los Angeles amid a trend of increased hip-hop and R&B headliners at mainstream festivals.

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Road to Resistance: Oakland's Gina Madrid Connection to the Music and Political Game

Activist-rapper Gina Madrid matters in both the music and social-justice communities — but her journey to Oakland wasn’t easy.

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Las Brujas Radio Champions Spirituality for Political Empowerment

The Oakland-based internet radio show holds space for conversations around rituals, healing, and community.

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On the Phenomenon of Burger Boogaloo — and the Oakland Couple Who Makes It Happen

The annual punk, garage, and trash rock festival goes down this weekend at Mosswood Park.

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Sugar Pie DeSanto’s Delicious Soul

The rhythm and blues pioneer, who has been rocking the Bay Area since the 1950s, looks back at a wild career ahead of two rare concerts.

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Jay Som’s Slow-Burning Ascent

Everybody Works, the Oakland-via-Brentwood musician’s breakthrough, is a revelation that celebrates self-care, identity, and the Bay Area DIY scene on her own terms. But it took a bit of time to get there.

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Adrian Marcel's Eastside Story

With his new project GMFU, East Oakland’s Adrian Marcel rejuvenates his career and stays blind to the BS.

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Emily McLean Searching for Solitude

The Oakland singer's soul-infused pop was born of her quest for peace away from this hectic world.

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Eli Conley at the Back Room

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DJ 8ULENTINA On Building Community And Resisting Assimilation Through Dance Music

The Oakland-based DJ and co-founder of Club Chai in their own words.

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'Turn It Around' Looks Back at East Bay Punk

The ambitious documentary dives deep into the East Bay scene’s genesis.

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