LOE Gino headlined at Cornerstone Friday, putting Berkeley’s burgeoning rap scene on full display.
D'Andre Ball is an education professional and freelance writer based in Berkeley. He enjoys covering Bay Area hip-hop culture and writing about artists throughout the region for local and national media outlets.
Lyrics Born works to combat AAPI hate through his social-justice inflected music
The hip-hop veteran and Berkeley native has always used his platform to air social issues, from displacement to economic inequality, and political engagement.
Showing up for yourself: Talking with Berkeley hip-hop artist LOE Gino
The MC is set to headline at Cornerstone on Friday, wearing his signature Birkenstocks and socks, of course.
Streetwear and smoothies: This father and son work as a pair
Pierre Robinson and his son Dmir, both entrepreneurs, have joined forces to promote generational wealth in Black and brown communities.
Berkeley rapper Clyde Shankle: Support systems are more important than ever during pandemic
The South Berkeley rapper talks about the local music scene, his influences and what he’s working on next.