Fantastic Negrito: Searching For Captain Save a H*@ (Ft. E-40)

Enlightening, life changing and pleasing…Two-time grammy award winning artist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Fantastic Negrito takes you on a journey of emotional transparency and vulnerability with his Blues Billboard #1 chart topping album, Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? A crisp and intense track from the album which resonates self-awareness is Searching For Captain Save A H*@. This track features the unparalleled bars of Bay Area icon E-40 alongside local Oakland favorite, Fantastic Negrito, in what can only be described as two Oakland legends and vocal power houses creating history in an exploration of self that forces the listener to explore the concept of being emotionally vulnerable and the corresponding associations, labels, and mentalities humans often attach to that vulnerability.
Find the album here: https://fn.lnk.to/HYLYMY
. Credits: - Directed by @Sauce Films -
Produced by Xavier Dphrepaulezz, @Sauce Films and Cameron Carr - Edited by @Sauce Films & Tomas Salcedo Find the album here: https://fn.lnk.to/HYLYMY
 

DJ Basta & Dred Scott SEED 17 (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

DJ Basta has been busy with his latest work from the recently released project from Grand Nationxl member Kevin Allen "Heroes Eventually Die" and Grand Nationxl's "BTS". DJ Basta's "SEED 17" finds Dred Scott juxtuposing between a raw boxing setting to vulnerable lyrics:  "the moment that I realized the same moment I froze". DJ Basta's Roots & Branches Record Box is an ongoing series of short run lathe cut records featuring beats and collages in collaboration with some incredible producers, musicians and artists. Catch this and more from DJ Basta at  https://rootsandbranches.bandcamp.com  Dirty sample collages. Playable art pieces
Shot by NOBL

Baghead - 4 Tires Flat (ft.) The Jealous Guys, Professa Gabel, Ozer (Offical Video)

Producer/DJ Baghead enlists some San Francisco's finest for a casual tour through the City's landscape. The Jealous Guys, Professa Gabel, and Ozer assist in Baghead's "4 Tires Flat", a vibed out Soul sample cut consisting of content speaking on the current state of San Francisco's growing gentrification. Yinde of The Jealous Guys: "It's a Black & Brown City they tryna take it from me" which works in contrast to Professa Gabel's "never on a coat tail I'm in a silk robe" lyrics, showing the range of the MC's on the same song. Video directed by Baghead and edited by Oadayday Find this track on your favorite streaming service here: www.audiovandals.com/4tiresflat Presented by Audio Vandals, Art of Hip Hop, and Wastrel Society

This; That; and The Third: The Bijan Kazemi Interview

In this episode of "This; That; and The Third", DJ Ammbush sits with Oakland native Bijan Kazemi. Known for his photography of 90’s Hip Hop artists to turning into a friend to few, he shares his perspective of the culture, time and progression. Bijan shares his story of capturing early images of some of the Bay Area's soon to be luminaries and his progression to seeing more than behind the camera. Presenting a few points of the transition of the culture, consumption of content, the industry and the changes from then until now. As time progressed his roles evolved, he shares the transition from photographer to lifestyle brand manager, while sharing insights to the world of multicultural marketing. 
Lastly providing his prospective on the importance of chronicling and preserving Hip Hop and any culture from an authentic perspective. 
Tap in for some jewels and inspiration. *Recorded pre Covid-19 virus #stayhome #TTT3