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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:25 PM PDT

'No One Stops That Energy, But You,' Oakland Rapper Kamaiyah's Biggest Challenge Everyday

'No One Stops That Energy, But You,' Oakland Rapper Kamaiyah's Biggest Challenge Everyday

Kamaiyah battles with her own mind everyday when it comes to surviving the music industry. In this video clip, the Oakland rapper says the key is “putting out the positive.” She says she’s...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 03:18 PM PDT

Vallejo Rapper Nef the Pharaoh On How He Got His Nickname

 Vallejo Rapper Nef the Pharaoh On How He Got His Nickname

Tonee Hayes explains how he got his stage name, "Nef the Pharaoh." Nef says it started with family members calling him "nephew."

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:17 PM PDT

'We Got to Be AA,' E-40 on the Moment That Made Him Go Courtside at Warriors Games

'We Got to Be AA,' E-40 on the Moment That Made Him Go Courtside at Warriors Games

Many people see E-40 courtside or sitting as the 13th man on the Warriors bench during home games at Oracle. The Vallejo rapper is a longtime fan and shares the moment that got him to go courtside.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:40 PM PDT

Saweetie On Her Rise to Success, Starting With Social Media

Saweetie On Her Rise to Success, Starting With Social Media

Saweetie was posting 15-second car raps on Instagram before becoming one of the Bay Area's emerging rappers. Saweetie's viral hit, Icy Grl", launched her career. The music video made her famous after the...

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 08:02 PM PDT

One-on-One With Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

One-on-One With Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

In the latest installment of our documentary series, "Bay Area Revelations," we focused on the untold stories of women who helped shape the Bay Area and the nation, including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. She...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 11:55 AM PDT

G-Eazy's Memories of Riding in 2017 Warriors Championship Parade

G-Eazy's Memories of Riding in 2017 Warriors Championship Parade

G-Eazy recalls riding in the 2017 Warriors championship parade with Klay Thompson. In this video clip, the rapper says the route brought back some childhood memories for him growing up in Oakland.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 07:04 PM PDT

Breaking It Down: Garage Parties in the Bay

Breaking It Down: Garage Parties in the Bay

If you grew up in the Bay Area, you've likely been to a garage party. In the "old school" days, the garage party allowed large groups of friends to get together and dance. The DJ provided the...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 07:14 PM PDT

E-40 Lists His Top 5 Bay Area Songs

E-40 Lists His Top 5 Bay Area Songs

Ask any Bay Area rap fan and they'll likely list an E-40 song as one of their favorites. But what Bay Area rap songs are on E-40's Top 5? The legendary rapper breaks it down here.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 02:09 PM PDT

The First Thing Too Short Looks For When Mentoring Young Rappers

The First Thing Too Short Looks For When Mentoring Young Rappers

'The overachievers are not always the most talented people," the advice Too Short has for young rappers looking to have longevity in the hip hop world.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:15 PM PDT

E-40 Shares Some Wisdom For Rappers & Entrepreneurs

E-40 Shares Some Wisdom For Rappers & Entrepreneurs

"You got to play chess, not checkers," in this video clip, E-40 shares his advice for aspiring rappers and entrepreneurs. The Vallejo rapper has been successful in both music and business by doing...

ON THE NEXT EPISODE

In the next installment of our award-winning documentary, we’ll take a look at how the Loma Prieta earthquake forever changed the Bay Area and what’s being done to prepare for the next big one. Hear untold stories from survivors, first responders and unsung heroes from that day. "Loma Prieta Earthquake, 30 Years Later" debuts on Sunday, October 13th at 10:00 p.m. An encore presentation airs Saturday, October 19th at 4:00 p.m.

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