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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Roach Gigz's Five Essential San Francisco Spots: Music, Crab, and Baseball

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T.C.'s Studio

When it comes to San Francisco hip-hop, this place is legendary. Everybody recorded here. All the legends have beats from T.C.: R.B.L. Posse, Rappin' 4 Tay, 11/5, all the originators. It's a chill spot just a few blocks off Third Street; it's actually a garage, and you can just go there any time of the day and see people chilling, talking shit or recording. This is where I recorded a lot when I first started rapping with Lil' 4. I would spend hours over here; it was just the go-to place if you needed to work on some music. I was actually over here when the Giants won the World Series -- we were all watching it on TV and that ended up being a night I would never forget. And T.C. is one of the coolest people on Earth.

Honorable Mentions:

Roxie's Sandwiches

Legendary in San Francisco, I used to go there for lunch sometimes in high school and then get high across the street in Balboa Park.

Ruben's

Got my first tattoo here when I was 15 -- and I think so did every other underage SF kid back then.

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