Oakland’s Beast on a Beat Champ Green Talks About Droppin’ New Album and His Lyrical Hustle Through the Pandemic

By The Minister of Information JR If anybody won musically this year, out of the Bay, it is the poetics of Champ Green, who just dropped his “Agape Elephant in the Room” project yesterday. The heavy metaphor-laden wordsmith is also one of the frontmen for … Continue readingOakland’s Beast on a Beat Champ Green Talks About Droppin’ New Album and His Lyrical Hustle Through the Pandemic

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

Mekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

By The Minister of Information JR Valrey  By far, the most dominant production duo in Mobb Musik is the Mekanix; made up of 4 rAx and Tweed the Great. 4 rAx, known also for his legendary hooks on the music of rappers like Keak Da … Continue readingMekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

Brownie Blendz Brings East Oakland Back to Its Political Hip Hop roots with “Times Up remix” featuring V-White, Mr. Ill, and Ant Diddley Dogg

By JR Valrey Known mostly for being a celebrity barber, the East Oakland raised Brownie Blendz has began to make noise in the streets, during Corona, with his music-making hobby, in particular with his political songs “Times Up” and the “Times Up remix” featuring Oakland … Continue readingBrownie Blendz Brings East Oakland Back to Its Political Hip Hop roots with “Times Up remix” featuring V-White, Mr. Ill, and Ant Diddley Dogg