Tag Archives: East Bay

Say “Hello” to Special Optics

In 2007, Tyrone Thames (TnT) and Justin Tilson (JCaliber), “joined forces” to become the lyrical duo known as Special Optics. Though the East Bay residents have only been collaborating for four years, they both have over ten years of rhyming … Continue reading

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As Artifacts “Reclamation” Album Release Show Part Two

Did you miss us yet? We know you guys are really upset that we left for a while and put your lives in a mess. But please, don’t lose your heads. Because today we talk to Brandon, Vincent and Mitch … Continue reading

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As Artifacts in “The SackTap Bandits”

The stage is pitch black inside the Red House in Walnut Creek. The sound of the crowd soon becomes faint–well, sort of–when As Artifact’s dramatic, symphony-like, opening instrumental begins. The crowd cheers as the music thumps louder through the speakers. … Continue reading

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A Journey Inside the Mind of Quincy “Beme” Mosby (Two Song Downloads)

Photos By: Isis Ming Hao It is rare to come across an artist who sometimes wishes he were homosexual to change the face of hip-hop. Quincy “Beme” Mosby is unlike any musician we’ve interviewed.  Though the emcee began performing just … Continue reading

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Aviadora Gets The Partay Started

Who says an opening act can’t rip a show? Check out the post-hardcore group, Aviadora, perform their song “Hyperbeam” with Rudy Rosatti (yes, he’s from As Artifacts). More videos to come from the As Artifacts record release show.

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Copywrite Live at La Pena

  Photo By: Jonathan Thorpe Happy Monday! We thought it would be a splendid idea to give your Monday a good kick in the trousers with a performance from the lyrically gifted, Columbus, Ohio native Copywrite. Copywrite, who is also … Continue reading

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Amalgrama To Go, Please (Part 2 of 3)

As the week slowly comes to an end, we’ve decided there couldn’t be a better way to end your week without concluding the Amalgrama series. Yeah, we ended it in the middle, but isn’t the middle of an Oreo the … Continue reading

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