Oakland duo Los Rakas was heartbroken at the news that their hometown football team will now become the Las Vegas Raiders. When asked about the move by HipHopDX at a recent Red Bull Sound Select show in Los Angeles, Raka Dun and Raka Rich, who were both wearing black and silver, sighed in anguish.
“We’re there every year, whether they’re winning or losing,” Raka Rich says. “We’re loyal. And a business decision didn’t matter about our loyalty. Everything is for money. It didn’t matter about the people. That’s where the world is going now. Everything is for money. It didn’t matter it has a great vibe.”
The team still has a few more seasons in the Bay Area before packing up for the desert. And this isn’t the Raiders’ first move as they spent some time in the ’80s in Los Angeles — but for Dun, this move signifies something more than a relocation.
“When you think of Oakland, you definitely think Raiders, that’s a big part of Oakland that’s gonna be gone, so it’s sad,” he shares.