The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

Michael J. Payton Press Photo. (Courtesy of Michael Payton)

The Michael J. Payton Story

Angelina Casolla, Staff Writer
October 14, 2022

In the summer of 2002, Ja Rule’s “Down 4 U,” the second single off the compilation album “Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.,” was number six on the Billboard Hot 100. Fascinated by its sound, Michael...

Positive K accosts a lady in hopes that shell want him. Not happening.

Beats n’ Stuff #12: The Throwbacks

Caty McCarthy
April 6, 2015

Positive K accosts a lady in hopes that she'll want him. Not happening. (Screenshot from his music video "I Got A Man")   Ah, throwbacks. The songs that make parties come alive with joy, bad...

Online Radio: Changing the Broadcasting Landscape

Ivane Lund-Soyombo
December 18, 2014

In 2003, after nearly ten years broadcasting on 93.7 FM out of the basement of a residential building in the Castro, SF Liberation had their studio raided and their broadcasting equipment confiscated...

Radio of the Future

May 7, 2013

  By Ben Pack Photos by Frank Leal It seems like just yesterday when that one really tech-savvy friend of yours was starting his new “web-log,” or as he called it a blog. Flash forward...

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