Hip hop legends Nas and Lauryn Hill brought the Fox Theater to life on Monday night. As the lights dimmed, fans had no idea what they were in store for: two of the greatest '90s hip hop acts coming back to shine.
Filing out of the Fox Theater into the cool Oakland night air, I knew that I had just witnessed part of history -- an iconic group playing songs loved by millions and paying a tasteful tribute to their post-punk beginnings.
Animal Collective's performance Friday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland was a bit of a carnival. The band's constantly developing style is also happening in their live set, moving towards a more accessible (even if unfamiliar) show.