rap

12:19pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Kreayshawn

Oakland rapper Kreayshawn returns to the Bay Area for a performance August 18.

Oakland rapper Kreayshawn had a major music video hit in 2010, with over three million views in the first three weeks. Now she’s back with another video, the first single from her new album. She’ll be performing live on Saturday August 18 at Roe in San Francisco. Doors open at 10 pm.

2:52pm

Mon June 18, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Ice T’s Doc ‘The Art of Rap’ Is a Must See

This weekend, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap opens in theaters, and it is absolutely deserving of an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary. It’s compelling, witty and much needed in terms of refocusing us on what hip hop, and rap in particular, is really about. There have been a number of documentaries put out over the years that have focused on emceeing, but this one really hits home for a few reasons.

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8:09am

Tue January 17, 2012
VoiceBox

VoiceBox: The Musicality of Rap

Listen this week anytime via KALW's Local Music Player.  Milwaukee-based emcee and poet Melissa Czarnik talks with host Chloe Veltman about the the music of rap.  Friday at 10pm.