Bay Area rapper Lil Yase gunned down near BART station over the weekend A 26-year-old Bay Area rapper was shot and killed over the weekend, and police are searching for suspects in the slaying, authorities said. Police were called to the Valley Care Medical Center in the San Francisco suburb […]

G-Val & Lil Yase By Jack Barnes Reliable purveyors of street-savvy slaps, G-Val and Lil Yase specialize in slick mob tracks about the everyday hustle. Returning with a snaky, cinematic mob track, G-Val and Lil Yase share “Gangland.” On “Gangland,” Lil Yase charismatically mumbles an infectious hook, while G-Val rocks an impressive cadence in the second […]

G-Val & Lil Yase By Jack Barnes Two of the Bay Area’s toughest-talking emcees, San Francisco slapsmiths G-Val and Lil Yase do not suffer fools. Adopting low-talking, drawly flows over a deceptively dense mob instrumental with dissonant keys, trap vocal samples and a haunting pan flute, Val and Yase eviscerate their rivals on “Bozo.” Impressively attacking […]