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  1. Oakland Rapper Alia Sharrief Wants Trump to Know She's Not ScaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | KQED

    ... been obvious enough, at least, to catch the attention of One Drop Scott, a veteran Bay Area producer who worked with Mac Dre; Scott produced Mental Cycles as well. Sharrief is originally from Sacramento, and while the rest of her family is ...


  2. Far East Movement Got Tired of Hearing They Were "Too Asian," so They Went IndependentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | LA Weekly

    ... back to the borough and block-party rivalries of New York but thrive even in this Snapchat epoch. In the East Bay, Mac Dre will always outshine Dr. Dre. Boosie might as well be the ratchet Buddha of Baton Rouge. And in Koreatown, Far East Movement ...


  3. Nef The Pharaoh Is Still Pinching Himself After Taking Stage With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | HipHopDx

    Nef The Pharaoh still hasn't woken up from the dream of appearing on stage at Oracle Arena repping the Bay Area with the legends. Drake welcomed out Nef to join him alongside Mistah F.A.B. and Mac Dre 's mom at his Summer Sixteen Tour stop September 14 in Oakland.


  4. Live Review: Drake, On Top and More Exhausting than Ever, at Oracle ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | KQED

    ... for him to relax a little. But on Tuesday, Drake obsessed over proving his Bay Area credentials, playing the revered Mac Dre's "Thizzle Dance" and Too Short's "Blow the Whistle," pitting the "fake Bay" against the "real Bay," wearing a Golden State ...


  5. KICKS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album to Be Released on Back Lot Music 9/9Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 |

    Back Lot Music will release the soundtrack album for Focus World's KICKS the debut feature film from director Justin Tipping on September 9, it was announced Friday on . The Kicks Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features artists such as Wu-Tang Clan, Mac Dre, RJD2, Charles Bradley, Iamsu!, Marc E. Bassy and Brian Reitzell.


  6. Sleep Dank and Yukmouth Keep Mac Dre's Spirit Alive at Velvet JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    When Bay Area hip-hop masters Sleep Dank and Yukmouth host a tribute to their mentor and friend Mac Dre this Friday, August 12, it will be as a way of showing love to the man whom they remember as a life-saver and career-booster for many East Bay rappers. "The reason I started doing it is to keep my boy's name alive," said Sleep Dank, who started hosting Mac Dre tribute shows around California in 2013.


  7. Oakland Writer Andrew Nosnitsky On Shadowing Gucci Mane for His FADER Cover StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | East Bay Express

    ... the magazine's August/September issue - and it couldn't be more timely. A legendary figure who occupies an E-40 or Mac Dre-like position of influence in the South, Gucci Mane baffled many with his recent transformation. Gone are his signature baller ...


  8. Oh You Didn't Know: J-DiggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... But let's not get a head of ourselves, let's go back to the beginning. The Romper Room Gang was what J-Diggs, Mac Dre and Kilo Curt called themselves. There are other members but for the purpose of this story I will leave them out. The Romper Room ...


  9. Oakland's Mistah F.A.B. still hyphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | SFGate

    ... grief, sorrow and self-realization. On Tuesday, July 5, alongside Hercules rapper Kool John , F.A.B. headlines the Mac Dre Day show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco to showcase his new material, while also celebrating the legacy of Bay Area ...


  10. Oh You Didn't Know: Dubee aka Sugawolf PimpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... Country Club Crest... a neighborhood that is far from a country club. This is the same neighborhood that produced Mac Dre, Mac Mall, Reek Daddy and J-Diggs. He's a bay area legend for a few reasons, but let's go back to the beginning shall we? Dubee ...


  11. For Tia Nomore, Everyday is 'Holloween'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | East Bay Express

    ... I had a thing for them rims on that Chevy Caprice, she remembers before conjuring images of hot-boxed Toyotas with Mac Dre in the tape deck. But Nomore's eclectic influences go beyond what's typical for Nineties kids from Oakland: She shouts out 3X ...


  12. Hear Over a Dozen of the Bay Area's Best New and Emerging Rap ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KQED

    ... finding ways to reinvent and develop upon established Bay Area styles and themes, from the hyphy sound pioneered by Mac Dre to the socially conscious and political MCing of The Coup and Hieroglyphics. Most impressive, however, is the way that so ...


  13. Oh you didn't know? Hip Hop Artist: The JackaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | MMA Mania

    ... "Without my Five." Shortly after this time the bay area rap scene blew up with the "Hyphy Movement" and rappers like Mac Dre and Mistah FAB were at the forefront. However, they were making dance music that wasn't about anything. Meanwhile, the Mob ...


  14. BOUNCE: Local rapper and producer Traxamillion wants to put himself and his town back on the map.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Metroactive

    ... hip-hop-a style epitomized by thundering kick drums, uptempo bass lines, 808 plink-plonks and emcees, like E-40 and Mac Dre who sputtered out energetic bars, slathered with uproarious and unique regional slang. "It's all about bounce," he says. ...


  15. Local emcee Lavish from his music video forRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Metroactive

    ... their free time (and class time) engaging in rap battles with one another. With influences including 2Pac, J. Cole, Mac Dre and Meek Mill, Lavish recently released a video for his song, "San Jose," which honors the city he calls home.


  16. Neo G Yo, Foolin WiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... Futro Records . Despite the time-based concept, it's refreshing to note that Foolin Wise slaps out the box. From the Mac Dre-esque beat of "Do.thang," led by Lamar LeRoy and Slick Devious, to the fizzy breakbeat number "Five.flavors," composed by ...


  17. House of songRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 |

    ... construction, the brothers enlisted Sacramento-based music engineer Jalil "Mr. Blap" Cotton, who has worked with Mac Dre, Tech N9ne and Snoop Dogg among others, to help with the studio production. They've also received assistance from Fornati Kumeh ...


  18. Meet Kamaiyah, Oakland's Best New RapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | MTV

    ... the Too $hort nod in "N***as," Kamaiyah's hometown hero is one you wouldn't expect. "Honestly, even more than Mac Dre and Too $hort and shit, I feel like nobody gives credit to MC Hammer," she confesses. "That's the biggest fucking icon Oakland ever ...