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Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

It's been awhile since we covered any new music on the site, and it's with great pleasure to come back with a hidden gem. Allow us to introduce you to Jane Handcock: a prodigy of sorts from the reigns of Oakland, California. Originally known as a songwriter, she's has earned credits for artists such as Adrian Marcel and Kelly Rowland while also working in the studio with the likes of legends like Ma$e and Teddy Riley. 

After taking some time away...


Producer/Rapper oJ Releases Debut EP - "7000 Auburn"

Producer/Rapper oJ Releases Debut EP - "7000 Auburn"


oriJanus came out on the scene around 2008/2009 as a 16 year old producer with an adult ear for music and a heart full of ambition to be one of the greats. Fresh & Local's own J.Nolan linked up with him about a year later while creating his 'Broken Dreams' album and oJ has been steadily growing ever since. He's gone on to release beat projects through Soulection, produce for other artists, take his production on the road with live shows, and has his own Word Lyfe movement in...