The Oakland nonprofit closed its doors for good on Wednesday. For many involved, it wasn’t just a book publisher—it was a family.
Tag: Oakland artists
Bay Area Hip-Hop Archive is the first of its kind
The new collection at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland pays tribute to the local people and places who’ve helped shape the genre.
Orchestra Gold to perform its Malian grooves at Bandcamp
The Oakland-based group will perform songs from its new album, ‘Medicine,’ at the downtown record store on Friday, Jan. 20.
Watch: An Oakland metalworker puts his ‘stamp on the world’ at The Crucible
Brandyn Willridge is carving out space in a field with few Black and BIPOC practitioners, with help from the West Oakland industrial arts nonprofit.
Oakland native P. Frank Williams examines violence within hip-hop
The award-winning executive-producer of “Hip Hop Homicides” has come a long way since his days riding the bus with Too $hort in East Oakland.
Bay Area hip-hop artist Mystic puts love at the center of new album
The longtime Oakland resident and Grammy-nominated artist talks about her latest project, “Dreaming in Cursive: The Girl Who Loved Sparklers.”
Brookfield Duece maps his journey with audio ‘Coordinates’
The East Oakland rapper and member of Grand Nationxl just dropped a new album.
Oakland has a new Youth Poet Laureate
18-year-old Nadia Elbgal will represent the city and give voice to her community through poetry and public appearances.
Kev Choice, Niema Jordan, and Tunde Ahmad on finding inspiration in Oakland
The local artists headlined our first Culture Makers event—and wanted to answer more of your questions.
Oakland singer-songwriter Satya makes her hometown debut at The New Parish this weekend
The 21-year-old artist and Oakland School for the Arts alumna is back home to promote her single, ‘Summertime.’