Words for Oakland

Too often, the East Bay been hidden in the shadows of` San Francisco. Oakland, full of great talent, coming in all shapes and sizes, is a place surely like no other. To get a better idea of the creative spirit that Oakland obtains, I have talked to different artists with specific interests to further dive deeper into the ocean of culture. The “Oakland Artists”, ones who have been raised and heavily influenced by their environment have graced with the access to this realm. But what about the people who've traveled the distance to be in this Mecca of Art and Soul? Some say there's something in water but it's simply just the people it attracts