2013 saw the Bay finally starting to get some of the respect in deserves in the mainstream. iamsu! & the HBK Gang grew their buzz with consistent and dope projects, and Sage The Gemini's singles Gas Pedal & Red Nose caught fire, leading to him joining the Bay Area Freshmen 10 Class of 2013 and signing with Universal Republic. Philthy Rich started a 4 way beef and continued his path to stardom with multiple projects, while E-40 stayed relevant after 20+ years with yet another triple album. Get the full scoop below, based on 4,521,646 hits to Thizzler.com (want to take advantage of our traffic? Check out our advertising options here)!