In the wake of all the exciting news breaking around Boots Riley’s new film (Sorry To Bother You) being shot in the Town, here’s a little mini-doc/interview from back in the day featuring Boots himself talking about the Black history of Oakland with some great insight from the East Bay hip-hop and activist legend. Dig it.
Easily one of the dopest and most timeless Bay Area rap albums of all time. Paris is still around and relevant as ever, contributing to Vice and running his Guerilla Funk empire. Take a trip back and dig on this Bay classic.
Super bootleg documentary footage of early 80s Oakland Chicano gang culture. Some really interesting info and even iller visuals and music too. Take a trip back in time when the O really wasn’t much different than it is now.