When Mannie Fresh Blessed Oakland

Mannie Fresh lit the Starline up. Draped with a small entourage, he entered the building jovial, ¬†cracking jokes as he settled into the night. He blessed Oakland with a memorable set, running through classics and some new. We were middle schoolers when Mannie hit the scene, some of ya’ll were still learning how to read. So when Will said we locked in Mannie, there was a feeling of nostalgia that felt so right. Drew Banga, Neto and Hyphy Hoochies came through to do their thing too. Another classic night at Starline…

Max Gibson

Max Gibson aka Dispo Max is a journalist, web curator and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Wine & Bowties, an Oakland-based art and culture publication with the focus of celebrating creativity. Today Max resides in Oakland after living in LA. Max loves hoop, dispos and good jokes.