Visual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information  With Hiero Day 2021 having just passed, and Black Panther History Month coming up in October, it is a perfect time to talk to visual artist Shomari Smith about his new art/street exhibit, “Thank you”, dedicated to the … Continue readingVisual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends

Music Executive Atron Gregory Talks About Signing, and Working With the Late Shock G of Digital Underground

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information Atron Gregory is a very talented music executive from northern California, who is responsible for signing Digital Underground and Tupac Shakur, and getting their careers started as major recording artists. On Saturday August 21, he is one of … Continue readingMusic Executive Atron Gregory Talks About Signing, and Working With the Late Shock G of Digital Underground

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”

Mekanix Producer 4-rAx Talks Debut Album F.E.A.R., Creative Process, and Working Through the Pandemic part 2

By The People’s Minister of Information JR 4 rAx, the legendary Oakland producer, known for being one half of the legendary Mobb Musik Hip Hop production squad, the Mekanix, has recently dropped his debut album “F.E.A.R.”, and in part 2 of this interview, we explore … Continue readingMekanix Producer 4-rAx Talks Debut Album F.E.A.R., Creative Process, and Working Through the Pandemic part 2