Laurence the One’s “I Need to Know” Podcast is Creating Social and Cultural Waves

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information From Snoop’s “GGN”, to Nore’s “Drink Champs”, to the Oakland based productions of Rabb’s “No Vultures” and VJTV’s “Cognac Confessionals”, the hood is starting to represent in the podcasting world, which is important because we are starting … Continue readingLaurence the One’s “I Need to Know” Podcast is Creating Social and Cultural Waves

The Quagmire Behind Re-Opening San Francisco’s Public Schools: an interview with SFUSD Board Member Kevine Boggess

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  School’s all over San Francisco have been opening in phases, as society’s fear of the corona virus is starting to subside. Now that students have been stuck in distance-learning for over a year, there are a host of … Continue readingThe Quagmire Behind Re-Opening San Francisco’s Public Schools: an interview with SFUSD Board Member Kevine Boggess

Oakland Food Connoisseurs Welcome the Black Owned “Portobela Pop-up” To Downtown

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information There is nothing more exciting to local food connoisseurs, than the birth of a new Black ran restaurant, in Oakland, by Oaklanders. While Epec Food is not exactly a full-on restaurant, it has a multi-faceted food business service … Continue readingOakland Food Connoisseurs Welcome the Black Owned “Portobela Pop-up” To Downtown

Bay Area Songstress Andrezia Releases Single “Sunshine” For the Upcoming Summer

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information  Bay Area songstress Andrezia has recently dropped a single, perfect for the upcoming summer, called “Sunshine”; where she serenades an allusion to the classic Roy Ayers song “Everybody Loves the Sunshine” in the hook, briefly. In this … Continue readingBay Area Songstress Andrezia Releases Single “Sunshine” For the Upcoming Summer

Hunter’s Point Wordslanger Footz the Beast Collaborates with West Oakland’s J.Stalin to Create “COVID41510”

By The Minister of Information JR Valrey For those not aware, the Bay Area is going through a Hip Hop renaissance right now, and Frisco in particular is on fire, like never before. Rhyme slangers like Lil’ Kayla, Larry June, Young Quinn, Prezi, Stunna, and … Continue readingHunter’s Point Wordslanger Footz the Beast Collaborates with West Oakland’s J.Stalin to Create “COVID41510”

Teacher Taiwo Kujichagulia Seitu Discusses Oakland Schools Partially Reopening 8 Weeks Before Summer Break

By JR Valrey With Oakland schools partially reopening, many students and parents alike are not adequately being informed about the deals and deadlines that the teachers unions and the district are making, in regards to opening, after the Covid 19 shelter in place mandate forced … Continue readingTeacher Taiwo Kujichagulia Seitu Discusses Oakland Schools Partially Reopening 8 Weeks Before Summer Break