Stories by Kevin Weston

writes for Bay Times, a weekly serving the Bay View-Hunters Point community of San Francisco. subscribe to Kevin Weston's feed

Posted on: Jul 13, 2010, Source: New America Media

The relatively minor damage and looting that took place later in the evening has overshadowed the real story.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2002, Source: Pacific News Service

The thump and crack of 80s hardcore beats are back. That can only mean one thing -- conditions in the 'hood are getting worse.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2002, Source: Pacific News Service

The singer made the nastiest thing sound smooth -- but when singers' lifestyles match their predatory lyrics, it's time for both whites and blacks to take note.

Posted on: May 7, 2001, Source: Pacific News Service

After the racial shake-ups in Cincinnati and at <a href="http://www.psu.edu/ur/flash/nohate/summary.html" target="_blankn">Penn State</a>, Kevin Weston ponders the changing face of African-American youth culture. He asks about the lack of leaders, and wonders: what would Tupac say?

Posted on: Feb 26, 2001, Source: Pacific News Service

According to Kevin Weston a youth writer from Pacific News Service, "Hip hop, once anti-pop and now just a style of popular music, has been wack for a while now. The tightest young vocalists in our musical world are not MC's. DeAngelo, Badu, Musiq Soulchild, and Angie Stone have a retro feel that, infused with hip hop and funk, comes off as new." <a href="http://www.alternet.org/cgi-bin/wirethreads/wwwthreads.pl">What do you think?</a> Is soul and R&B where its at?