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Hate Me Now

Watch “Hate Me Now” From HBK’s Lowkey Spitter Skipper

Skipper is one of the lesser known members of the Bay Area’s HBK Gang. He doesn’t have the Top 40 success of Sage the Gemini, the recognizable afro and leadership role of Iamsu! or the … read more »

POSTED June 30, 2014 11:51AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Video: P-Lo f. Kool John & Skipper, “Can’t Tell Me Nothin”

Today HBK Gang founding member P-Lo shared a video for MBMGC2 opener — which he aptly calls a “slapping out the gate” track — “Can’t Tell Me Nothin.” And as with most things HBK, it’s … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2014 10:55PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,

Footnotes: HBK Gang

From the magazine: ISSUE 90, Feb/March 2014 Bay Area hip-hop has long been driven by motivational rhymes, sunny party songs and hyperactive dances. Here, HBK Gang members Kool John, Rossi, Jay Ant and Skipper revisit … read more »

POSTED February 19, 2014 4:47PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,


Naomi Zeichner’s FADER feature on HBK Gang is chilling online in its entirety, and will be on newsstands soon, so their hometown team can post up with the print edition under bucket hats and Bay … read more »

POSTED February 18, 2014 3:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

HBK Gang: Kind Buds

HBK Gang Protect and Promote the Bay’s Melting Pot Culture From the magazine: ISSUE 90, Feb/March 2014 Couples sip wine on the balcony of Oakland’s The New Parish as Iamsu! lumbers in. Standing six-foot three, … read more »

POSTED February 11, 2014 9:56AM IN FEATURES Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mixtape Saturday: Young Thug and Bloody Jay, Tree, Skipper, Frequent Flyers

Welcome back to Mixtape Saturday, a weekly roundup of great rap tapes around the web hosted by FADER contributor Meaghan Garvey. This week, she talks about Young Thug and Bloody Jay’s seamless collaboration, HBK Gang’s … read more »

POSTED January 25, 2014 9:57AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , ,

Video: Skipper f. Iamsu! and Dave Steezy, “That’s My Word”

FADER PREMIERE Skipper, the smart dude with a muscle flow and bucket hat who you could call HBK Gang’s Schoolboy Q, if you wanted to, just released his second solo tape, Wet 2. He calls … read more »

POSTED January 21, 2014 3:07PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Download Skipper’s Wet 2 Mixtape

Skipper, a secret weapon of the Bay’s HBK Gang, has released his Wet 2 project, the follow-up to his 2012 debut. Its fourteen tracks range from HBK’s trademark casual slap (see “That’s My Word” and … read more »

POSTED January 21, 2014 2:46PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Iamsu! f. Kool John, Jay Ant, Skipper and Kehlani, “Never Goin Broke”

Big dose of posi vibes for your Monday morning: New HBK Gang video, seemingly filmed at the fly new house member Sage The Gemini bought with all his well-earned Justin Bieber money. The song, the … read more »

POSTED January 6, 2014 12:51PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Stream: Skipper f. Iamsu! and Dave Steezy, “That’s My Word” (Prod. by P-Lo)

FADER PREMIERE Skipper, mainstay member of the East Bay’s HBK Gang, will release his second solo tape, Wet 2, on January 13th. First taste “That’s My Word” is a head-shaking statement of determination. With verses … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2013 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,