capcitysoul has written 53 posts for Capital City Soul

Chris John and his love tales…

Photo Love. Today’s artist of the day is a young man out of Sacramento; Ca that speaks love verses over beats produces by Destro and Crispix. These three have been making it happen with their songs portraying love scenarios that most young artists don’t speak about even to their mamas. Chris John has developed his … Continue reading

Carbin Dibiasi lends us a sneak peak

Today Dibiasi gives us a snippet of what is to come on his next musical genius journey, “Addiction” is available for download as of right now folks.. This young and very quickly rising star has been blessed with the ultimate of abilities to make your/our heads sway, bobb, rock and bouce. Making a huge debut … Continue reading

DJ Rhettmatic and House Shoes Live n Direct

From the very first Southern California turntable crew now donned, The Legendary Beat Junkies, comes visionary DJ Rhettmatic to bless the bay area with a none other than Detroit’s Hip Hop Ambassador himself, House Shoes teaming together for one night at San Francisco’s very own SOM Bar. January 28th the deadly team will bring that … Continue reading

Old Ghost of The Peoples Revolution

  If you haven’t heard of the crew TPR (The Peoples Revolution) well I feel sorry for ya. They have spent many years putting it down for our city. As artists grow, with their music, families and careers sometimes a move to another is city is what they must do, but that’s not to say that one … Continue reading

Kats Making Noise

As always I try my best to keep CapCitySoul fresh with new interviews, articles, shows/events etc…But I have decided to start doing a weekly bit; “Kats Making Noise”, showcasing talent that has paid dues with great albums, videos, shows and appearances all around California. The purpose for this is to visually explore the minds of … Continue reading

He’s Back…..CAWZLOS

At a young age this emcee was not one of those kids that followed music, was passionate about the words and the tempos that poured out of the speakers in his radio or even had a favorite artist. No, he didn’t even listen to hip hop growing up, if anything he listened to his mother’s … Continue reading

Keepin’ it Movin: C Plus

It takes a truly hungry emcee to get his or her name out, to be heard, to be seen and for people to listen and follow. Fans will not just appear, you must give and share who you are for them to find a connection with you and your music. Tonight I am here to … Continue reading

Sacramento x Hip Hop x Community

I have literally witnessed the rise of Hip Hop in Sacramento. I have also witnessed the divided Hip Hop community we have in our city. Sacramento has been a place of raising many great emcee’s, producers, dj’s, graf artists and bboy/bgirls. But what stumps me every time is how some groups of folks still want to … Continue reading

Compton’s Kendrick Lamar

So within the last week or two I have been asked to write for, but that is not to say that I will not keep capcitysoul as my number one. But I wanted to share with you the experience on the Kendrick Lamar show last friday 10/7. Had to be one of my favorites … Continue reading

Local Only Showcase: Sacramento

This friday brings to you the only showcase that is strictly for local artists. On Oct 14th we will get a chance to witness and hear new joints off their up coming projects. NPire Da Great, Torrey T, Peta Parka and Bansky will spit along with the beautiful J Ross Parelli. This event will be hosted by … Continue reading

Hopie Spitshard is a Raw Gem

I have to give it up to for bringing Sacramento another show to look forward to. This Friday one of my favorite female emcees will be visiting Sol Collective in promotion of her new album Raw Gems. Hopie Spitshard has been a favorite of mine for quite sometime. Hailing from San Francisco this little lady has … Continue reading

.:N-Pire x Nash x Everybody Hates Nash:.

As a young adult growing up in Sacramento it is apparent that our folks, parents, mentors and what have you, without a doubt rubbed a piece of their history, a piece of their soul onto us all. This goes without question that this cat from South Sacramento has used his talent with that special soul … Continue reading

Sacramento’s own: Mainetain

Sacramento has been this place of talent for many years and for many reasons. It has been my full pleasure to ensure I bring to CapCitySoul the best that we have in our area. Upon starting my site I have researched a lot of cats out here who have the capabilities to be of our greats … Continue reading


The city of Massillon, Ohio has birthed one of thee most incredible additions to Hip Hop, Kyle Myricks, aka Stallion, aka STALLEY. The last two years has become an incredible ride for this man signing with Rick Ross’s Maybach Music Group and receiving a warm welcome from his first album, The Autobiography, telling of his … Continue reading

“I am a product of Big Daddy Kane"….Peta Parka

Man oh man, my CapCitySoul readers do I have a treat for you.  A man that has thus far been one of the most interesting interviews I have done in reference to his historywith music. The knowledge and wisdom he contains in the music game is ridiculously on point. From the day he entered this … Continue reading

Anthony Coleman II

Life gives you so many surprises. As the weekend of the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee came to its close this year a jazz musician by the name of Anthony Coleman decided to bless us with his musical presence at one of Capcitysoul’s monthly events.  After completing his last gig of the evening he has left an … Continue reading

The one and only: djriffraff!

Growing up in Sacramento and its music scene has left me with a great deal of respect for the craft of the DJ. I have studied dance for over twenty years and as I grew into adulthood I have attended many events where the skills of a DJ could keep me dancing all night long … Continue reading

FE in Sacramento, Stand Up!

The name Foreign Exchange could not be more proper for this musical duo. The two met via and began a friendship and musical affair, collaborating  ideas and meshing them into the perfect package. Phonte hailing from North Carolina and Nicolay from The Netherlands these two make a beautiful exchange that has hit highs world wide. … Continue reading


Sacramento I would like to present an artist that has been deep in the underground scene with a voice that means business and a head full of lyrical lines you have never heard from artists that are currently in the mainstream spotlight. His name should be that of a house hold one when talks about … Continue reading

Sacramento June Events

ARE YOU PICKING UP WHAT I AM PUTTING DOWN? June TO DOs and MUST SEEs…. 2nd Smoove Nights at Antigua Cantina & Grill 723 Kst.                 Hosted by B-Smoove. 18+ event Free Food and Drink Specials $5 cover before 10:30 $10 after 3rd Get Down with the Champion Sound at Capitol Garage, 15th street                 … Continue reading