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Saturday, June 19, 2021

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Tagged with: Hip-hop

New Music: 13 terrific-sounding releases on our list right now

Madlib, Arlo Parks, The Weather Station, J-Dilla, more recent and forthcoming releases that shine up 2021.

Oops, I missed it: A critic’s 2020 regrets

The stand-outs we stood up, from the 30th anniversary of 'Do The Right Thing' to the sounds of Dave Aju, Dehd, and Victoria Monet.

New Music: BBE tribute album explores Bowie’s Black sonic inspirations

Plus: Nubiyan Twist's hard-hitting Afrobeat promises, Beatchild's look back, other fresh tunes to kickstart your week.

Jahari Massamba Unit reveals true genius behind jazz-hop experimentation

Madlib's collaboration with percussionist Karriem Riggins provides the Cliff Notes on 2020's fusion wave.

Albums of the Year 2020: Wild spirits helped us hold tightly onto humanity

From police brutality call-outs to a new century gospel, artists still wrung beauty and inspiration from a hard year

3 for Free: Some recommended entertainment this week

Two great music collections and an Afrofuturist film series on offer to help you glide through the speedy season

New Music: Yeah, we know it’s Christmas—here’s 4 new sounds to carry you through the schmaltz

The latest project from SF's own Bezier, Bahamadia takes instrumental hip-hop to its limits, and Jessy Lanza's new remix release packs a surprising punch.

Bay Area braces for clash of rap titans, with E-40 vs Too $hort (plus an exclusive mix!)

The legends are battle-ready for Saturday's Verzuz face-off—but they're also old friends with overlapping histories

New Music: 5 year-end suggestions for audiophiles (Baby Yoda included)

A maximalist take on Disney+ Star Wars, rare vinyl from Tyler, the Creator, and more to tempt even the most jaded sound snob.

Good Things: 5 relaxing new releases to soothe the soul

KingMost gifts the Bay breezy vibes on 'Pancakes 3' mixtape, sweet sounds from Chico Mann, a new comp from an Austin label dedicated to artists with few followers, more.