Oakland, CA – Oakland native Tree Thomas is back with his latest EP, KINGROVE. The six-track project is crafted by Max Perry and Taylor Gang’s Cozmo — collectively known as the Grammy Award-winning producers The Elevaterz — who have produced music for everyone from Snoop Dogg to Too Short. More
01/30/2018 by PeekYou Team
Author: Riley Wallace / Source: HipHopDX
Coca-Cola has unveiled a new Sprite campaign starring LeBron James and Oakland MC Kamaiyah. While the ad itself may be refreshing, there is one element that feels very familiar, as pointed out by Ultimate Rap League founder Smack White. More
12/11/2016 by PeekYou Team
Author: Matthew Strauss / Source: pitchfork.com
Green Day are currently on tour behind their new album Revolution Radio. Last night, they performed at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Before playing “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” Billie Joe Armstrong paid tribute to the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, CBS reports (via Stereogum). “These are people that are just here looking for themselves, just trying to have a moment where they could all just celebrate just being artists and being weird and having fun,” he said. The band…
12/05/2016 by PeekYou Team
Author: Billboard Staff / Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The City of Oakland has released the names of seven of the 33 people who have been confirmed dead in the wake of the three-alarm warehouse fire that took place during a dance-music party on Friday night.
An eighth victim is a 17-year-old minor whose name will not be released. The victims’ families have been notified.
The identified victims are:
Cash Askew, 22, Oakland, Calif.
David Clines, 35, Oakland, Calif.
Nick Gomez-Hall, 25, Coronado, Calif.
Sara Hoda, 30, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Travis Hough, 35, Oakland, Calif.
Donna Kellogg, 32, Oakland, Calif.
Brandon Chase Wittenauer, 32, Hayward, Calif.
At press time (9:30 p.m. ET), personnel from the Oakland Fire Department, Oakland Police Department, Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Oakland Public Works Department were continuing with the recovery process; 30 percent of the building has been…
12/03/2016 by PeekYou Team
Source: Rolling Stone
At least nine people were killed and over a dozen unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a party in an Oakland, California warehouse late Friday night.
According to a Facebook event page, the warehouse on the corner of 31st Avenue and International Boulevard in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood was hosting musician Golden Donna’s 100% Silk tour.
Authorities say at least 50 people were in the building at the time of the three-alarm blaze.
“We still have to do a more thorough search of the building and we don’t know the potential number of other victims,” Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed told the East Bay Times. “This is a true loss for the city, for the firefighters who responded, and the people who…