On the Up and Up

Richmond rapper Jay Ant is making a name for himself in Bay Area rap

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California has always been a dominant player in rap throughout the genre’s history. Whether in the Los Angeles region or the Bay Area, some aspect of hip-hop on a national scale has always revolved around the activity of the West Coast. The state has unfortunately remained dormant for the last
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10 Bay Area Artists You Should Be Listening To

1. IamSu! Richmond Hip-Hop Since founding The (Heartbreak) HBK Gang in 2011, IamSu! has slowly been making waves in the hip-hop community. He received radio time being featured on tracks such as Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal” and E-40’s “Function.” After releasing his debut album Sincerely Yours in May 2014,
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Interview with rapper Jay Ant

The Daily Cal interviews rapper Jay Ant about his go-to spots in the East Bay and what he would do if he weren’t rapping.