Oak City Hustle

Category: MUSIC

Savior Guitars

“When people come here, I want them to feel valued and cared for. I want them to leave here feeling confident with the information that I...

Sabrina Galli

Cascading Flow: The Monday Cyphers

Hip hop is an art-form rooted in community, mentorship and creative competition. Without these core functions there would be no fuel to...

Anfernee Afterwit

Rapsody Coming Home

We love lyricists. We follow their words closely and admire how they weave rhymes into beats with amazing dexterity. For many lyricists the...

Dasan Ahanu

The Al Strong Quartet Lights a Fire at Common 414

For those that don't know, The Art of Cool Project is the premiere source for all things Jazz in the Raleigh/Durham area. The y sponsor the...

Joe Bruno

CAM Raleigh Electrified by the Helping Hand Mission Marching Band

Deep in the heart of the First Friday of 2015 the Helping Hand Marching Band assembled in the main gallery of the Contemporary Arts Museum...

Joe Bruno

Laura Reed Performs “Naturally” at The Pour House

We recently had the pleasure of joining Laura Reed at her latest live performance at The Pour House. She tore the building down per usual!

Joe Bruno

Guillermo Quetzalcoatl and his Musical Lens

Guillermo Quetzalcoatl is a photographic beast! Here at Oak City Hustle we see a lot of creative people come through the squad but nobody...

Sean Kernick

Bboy Micky Rocks Raleigh to Vietnam

The birthplace of hip hop is openly known to be a housing project in the Bronx at the crossroads of Sedgwick and Cedar but for a young...

Sean Kernick

Guapo ft. Young Swift music video shoot

We bumped into Raleigh musician Guapo while filming the video for his new track, "Money Never Made Me". Guapo has had collaborations with...

Sean Kernick

Battle Chasers: Art Show Battle! December 13th!

They say the good guys always win but this art show battle is in celebration of the bad guys. Explore the theme "The Bad Guys Won" in any...

Sean Kernick

Helping Hand Marching Band

There’s neither a manicured football field for the Helping Hand Marching Band to practice on, nor even a single, visible patch of grass,...

Eric Tulls

This Week in Live Music: Hip Hop & New Orleans Jazz Flood the Triangle!

It is rare that this many quality acts of any genre descend on the Triangle in any given week. From Monday through Sunday we see more than...

Sean Kernick

Brother Ali Catches Up On Some Reading while Rocking the Cradle.

Brother Ali, Bambu and DJ Last Word rocked the show to a sellout crowd at the Cat’s Cradle last night as part of the Home Away From...

Sean Kernick

Taking the Leap with Phonte Coleman

Phonte Coleman has been on an incredible artistic journey since the prolific rap group Little Brother released their pivotal debut album,...

Anfernee Afterwit

Shamrock Breakdance Battle Recap 2014!

The most recent Shamrock Bboy Battle was the freshest yet. As always it was presented by Mucho Rhythm and held at Tir Na Nog in DOwntown...

Joe Bruno

The IBMA The Bluegrass Ramble Kicks Off Tonight!

The Bluegrass Ramble kicks off tonight! Join us as we celebrate that start of a series of showcase events where convention attendees and...

Sean Kernick

Leapfrogging Hopscotch Day 3 with Guillermo Quetzalcoatl

Huge respect to Oak City Hustler Guillermo Quetzalcoatl who absolutely murdered the coverage on Hopscotch this weekend. The man is a...

Guillermo Delgado

Leapfrogging Hopscotch Day 2 with Guillermo Quetzalcoatl

Oak City Hustler Guillermo Quetzalcoatl braved the heat and hustled hard running all over Hopscotch Day 2. He was unbelievably able to...

Guillermo Delgado

Leapfrogging Hopscotch Day 1 with Guillermo Quetzalcoatl

Oak City Hustler Guillermo Quetzalcoatl hit the pavement hard capturing the raw energy of Hopscotch Day 1. From City Plaza to Tir Nag Nog...

Guillermo Delgado

Rumslingin’ Guitar Playin’ Singin’ Attention Starved Circus Freak AKA Richard Bacchus

I recently sat down with a local rock legend and overall humble cat Richard Bacchus. He's one of the coolest and most genuine people I've...


Bedowyn x Hopscotch 2014

Our main man, SPCLGST, caught up with Bedowyn to get some background before their upcoming Hopscotch performances. Peep the interview


School Year Kickoff with NC State Packapalooza 2014!

55,000 people partied along Hillsborough Street as they celebrated Packapalooza 2014. This all-day block party and street festival capped...

Joe Bruno

All Hail The King: King Mez @ Lincoln Theatre

All hail King Mez! He killed it at the Lincoln Theater a couple days ago and Mr. Bruno was on set to capture the moment. King Mez has...

Joe Bruno

Mayor McFarlane Gets Ready to Rumble Announcing the Details for Raleigh’s Upcoming “M.A.I.N. Event”

Raleigh celebrates the 'M.A.I.N. Event' in September with Mayor Nancy McFarlane offering a preview of each of the 20 events that will bring...

Joe Bruno
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