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Adisa

This is Adisa also known as Money Sign AD. I would like to start with introducing myself and giving a bit of history. I grew up on 55th n Camden in East Oakland with…

Alabama Mike

Alabama Mike

Alabama Mike is a force on the microphone with the first rate, church house tenor’, that he was blessed with, he delivers a sound that will remind you of a young BB King, Buddy…

AshEL SeaSunZ

AshEL SeaSunZ

AshEL SeaSunZ aka The Uber Rapper is the CEO of Earth Amplified Consulting, offering Creative Strategy for various conscious entrepreneurs, startups, and non-profits. He is an adjunct professor of Climate Justice, Race, and Activism…

BeatsByChe

BeatsByChe

SoundCloud.com/BeatsByChe https://www.instagram.com/beatsbyche/

Ben Senseless

Ben Senseless

Rapper and promoter, Ben Senseless is an Oakland native whose sound is heavily influenced by his environment. From E-40 and Gift of Gab to Bob Dylan and John Coltrane, Ben Senseless has called upon…

Black Excellence

Black Excellence

The Black Excellence Band is a collective of independent artists, songwriters and musicians who often come together to perform as a group. Based in Oakland, Ca the band has performed at events such as…

Carolos Reyes

Carlos Reyes

Carlos Reyes recording artist, producer, engineer, harpist and violinist-- has been breaking musical barriers since his first public performance at the age of five. Born in Paraguay South America. He began his musical education…

Chef Niki Shaw

Chef Niki Shaw

Bringing her passion for food and appetite for adventure, celebrity Chef Nikki Shaw is committed to spreading awareness of and combating childhood obesity.  Chef Nikki is a trained media spokesperson specializing in recipe development…

Chef Tamerra Dyson

Chef Tamearra Dyson

Chef Tamearra Dyson has been creating her innovative Vegan Creole Cuisine cousin since the age of 18. Originally from the Bay Area, she is highly influenced by her Louisiana roots. Only one prerequirement  away…

CJ Flash

CJ Flash

Chris “C.J. Flash” Jourdan is an extremely talented D.J., songwriter, producer, arranger and musician. He produces everything from Hip-Hop to Jazz and is considered one of the Bay Area’s original Hip-Hop pioneers. His history…

Clark Sims

Clark Sims aka Bassman Clark Sims 19yrs old Bass Player Began learning to play music at the tender age of 4yrs starting on the piano by the time he turned 9yrs old he was…

Davey D

Davey D

Davey D is a nationally recognized journalist, adjunct professor, Hip Hop historian, syndicated talk show host, radio programmer, producer, deejay, media and community activist. Originally from the Bronx, NY, Davey D’s been down with…

Dee Dee Simon

Dee Dee Simon

Dee Dee Simon, singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and director has impacted her audience with her heartfelt, soulful and impressive 5- Octave vocal range. Dee Dee Simon is a native of Oakland, California. She is…

Dre Rivers Entertainment

Dre Rivers Entertainment

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Skilled in Pro Tools, Event Management, Radio, Songwriting, and Live Sound. Strong engineering professional with a Certificate of Completion focused in Electronics…

Emily Butterfly

Emily Butterfly

Emily Butterfly is an interstellar story teller who lives to delight children with her magically unique form of puppetry, storytelling and song. She has had the honor of creating shows and performing for thousands…

Freddie Hughes

Freddie Hughes

Freddie Hughes had the distinction of being one of the last successful artists on Vee Jay Records before the label collapsed in the mid-'60s. In 1965, he charted a pair of Top 20 R&B…

Heat Danceline

Heat Danceline

Heat Danceline is a nonprofit youth Majorette team based in Oakland, CA. Heat's vision is to expose the youth of Northern California the culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities through dance and outreach.…

JaMar Welch

Jammer

JaMar Nicholas Welch is an actor dancer choreographer and dance teacher. He is the Artistic Director of the Housin` Authority Dance Co. EST 1991, Director of the Iron Triangle Urban Ballet @ The East…

The Jax

JAX

Band Members Ayo, Sudan, Aman, and Sai Jackson About A four sibling Haitian-American band based in Oakland, CA & Haiti. Drums, guitar, bass, and keys played by kids ages, 11, 13, 14, & 16…

LaToya London

LaToya London

LaToya London was the 4th Finalist on Season 3 of American Idol, singing alongside Fantasia and Jennifer Hudson. LaToya released an album in 2005, called "Love & Life", charting on the Billboard Top 200.…

Los Rakas

Los Rakas

The Grammy nominated group, Los Rakas was born in the youth centers of Oakland, CA in 2006.  This duo are of Panamanian descent and raised in both cultures.  They are the future of world…

Luniz

Luniz

The Luniz are a rap duo out of Oakland consisting of Yukmouth and Numskull, two friends who have known each other since junior high. Originally calling themselves The Lunitunz, the two gained fame after…

Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Martin Luther, also known as Martin Luther McCoy, was born to sing. Martin is a natural baritone, with a forced second tenor voice, who has left and indelible mark within the imagination of audiences…

Miko Marks

Miko Marks

She was once named one of "Nashville's Hottest New Country Stars", by People Magazine, and then successively named “The Storyteller” by Ebony. Originally from Flint Michigan, Miko Marks is an all-star performer and singer/songwriter,…

MiMi

MiMi

Singer/Songwriter Jameela Ahyana Fluker, known affectionately to friends, family, and fans as MiMi was born July 5th, 1980 in Berkeley, California. She was born somewhat into a musical family, being that both her mother…

Miriam Rose

Miriam Rose

Miriam Rose is an emerging solo artist, born in Berkeley and raised in Northern California. Her love of music developed at a young age, and has been a central part of her life ever…

MundoMuzik

MundoMuzik

Wilsey Court Known also as MundoMuzik, José Ruíz is a DJ, radio host, promoter, and collector of world music, vinyl, art, and all cultural and music ephemera. He has been a mainstay in the…

Chef Nelson German

Nelson German

One part African American soul, one part fiery Latino and all New York attitude. Chef Nelson German is a Dominican-American who was born and bred in uptown Manhattan’s Washington Heights. He has trained countless…

Niki Thomas

Niki Thomas

NIKKI THOMAS has been a part of the KBLX family for over 15 years! She is your host of SOUL SCHOOL SUNDAYS, 2-7pm–classic soul from the 60s, 70s, and 80s–AND the “What’s Trending” report…

The Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus (OEBGMC)

Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus

The Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus (OEBGMC) is a 60-member adult community chorus, who performs three concerts annually and dozens of outreach engagements each year. Entering its twentieth season, OEBGMC has garnered acclaim in…

Orchestra Gold

Orchestra Gold

Orchestra Gold is driven by a mission to share Mali’s ancient musical treasures with the West. Musically, they are influenced by the 1960’s era Big-Band sound, the creative Golden Era which saw the first…

Piwai

Piwai

Where it all began Fondly known as the girl with the African thumb piano, the mbira, Piwai wows audiences across the globe with her soulful voice and genre fusing melodies. Born and raised in…

Rustee Allen

Rustee Allen

Coming from humble origins, Rustee and his family migrated to Oakland, California around 1955, from Monroe, Louisiana.  Moving into a community called Sobrante Park, further toward East Oakland, would be the place that his…

Ryan Nicole

Ryan Nicole

http://www.msryannicole.com/

SHARI

SHARI

SHARI is a classically trained R&B vocalist and songwriter from Vallejo, California.  The Benicia High School graduate made local headlines last summer for her tribute song to the Warriors, titled “Dub Nation”, which she…

Tara Kemp

Tara Kemp

Gold Recording Artist TARA KEMP emerged out of the Bay Area music scene in 1991 with her cutting edge blend of Pop and R&B music mixed with Hip-Hop beats and soulful vocals. She etched…

Tasha Turner

Tasha Turner

Tasha “Sixfootah ThePoet” Turner is a native of Oakland, CA and a lifelong Bay Area resident. Unable to be overlooked, thanks to her 6 feet in stature, Tasha has been commanding audiences not only…

That Boy Mani

That Boy Mani

"That boy mani" as he is called by most of his friends, is a 14-year-old Richmond native. He was only 10 months old when he lost his father in a hail of gunfire. He…

The Charm

The Charm

Oakland has a rich history and a long resume for producing fine young musicians.  Keeping in time with that tradition are guitarist, Justin “jHawk” Hawkins, and drummer, Victor McElhaney. Both young leaders are progenies…

The Futurelics

The Futurelics

The Futurelics are the new age fusion of Funk, Soul, Jazz, Blues and Hip Hop. Inspired by the greats, they are keepers of the flame. Honoring the relics with a futuristic vibe. https://futurelicrecords.wixsite.com/bandepk

The Jaming Nachos

The Jamming Nachos

The Jamming Nachos Are A Straight Up Rock 'n' Roll Band From Oakland, California. They Are The 2014 Mayhem Contest Winners For Best Song/Band Under 18. They Were Finalist In The 2014 Oakland's Got…

The String Quartet Experience

The String Quartet Experience

The String Quartet Experience The String Quartet Experience is the result of the joining forces of arranger,  producer and guitarist Nahuel Bronzini and a string trio. The musical intent of the group is to…

The Taste of Oakland Gospel Choir

The Taste of Oakland Gospel Choir

The newly formed TASTE OF OAKLAND GOSPEL CHOIR (under the direction of Love Center Ministries Musical Director Rusty Watson) will be featured at the September 1st Taste of Oakland benefit concert. Choirs representing many…

Tony! Toni! Toné!

Tony! Toni! Toné!

Tony! Toni! Toné! is an American rhythm and blues soul band from Oakland, California, popular during the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s. During the band’s heyday, it was composed of D'Wayne Wiggins on…

Tony's School of Music

Tony’s School of Music

Annie Performed by The Children from Tony’s School of Music Youth Aid’s children perform a scene from the hit Broadway production of Annie. In Tony’s School of Music this summer, their Drama and Vocal…

Trace Repeat

Trace Repeat

Trace Repeat is an 8 piece soul and funk band from Oakland CA. When you think of old-school funk with a mix of the new, from James Brown to Prince and Michael Jackson, Trace…

Unified Music Crew

Unified Music Crew

Unified Music Crew is a music collective of rappers, singers, songwriters & producers, headed by Hip Hop Producer, CT Beats of Warner Chappell Music. UMC hails from the heart of Oakland, CA and have…

Yasmeena

Yasmeena (aka Jazmine Datcher) is an aspiring and accomplished young singer/performer with a proud African American/Palestinian/Israeli heritage. Yasmeena has dedicated her life to music since childhood, where she attended Oakland School for the Arts with focus…

Yasmeena Datcher

Yasmeena Datcher

She is a 17-year-old multiracial female from Oakland, California. She goes to Oakland School for the Arts and is in her senior class. She has been performing since the age of 10 and has…