Access Hip Hop is an online store and a physical storefront in San Diego, California.
We stock vinyl, CDs and DVDs (mostly hip hop) by independent and underground artists,
plus classics and current favorites. We also have t-shirts, hoodies and posters, books and
magazines. Access has built a reputation for a thorough and
up-to-date selection plus friendly, knowledgeable and reliable customer service.
The Access Hip Hop web site has been serving the worldwide hip hop community since summer 2002.
Customers count on Access to fulfill their orders quickly and completely. Our online
forums connect up the hip hop community in San Diego and globally.
SAN DIEGO STOREFRONT
Access Music is located at 1537 Garnet Avenue in the heart of the Pacific Beach area of San Diego.
Holidays: On most holidays Access Music is open, same hours as listed above. However, we are closed on
New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. We usually close
a couple hours early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. And we are closed for inventory one full day in the
last week of December each year.
- Monday-Saturday: 11am to 7pm
- Sunday - 12 noon to 6pm
Access Music has been a haven for hip hop listeners since 2001.
Everything we sell on the web and more is at our retail location, so come check us out!
We cultivate a relaxed yet stimulating atmosphere, with music playing, a couch by the front window,
posters and original art on the walls. We host live in-store
shows usually a few times a month.
Don't just take our word. San Diego CityBEAT
called us San Diego's
best underground hip-hop marketplace in 2003 and gave us props in a
December 2002 article.
We are listed on SDmusicmatters.com,
and they also have a
gallery of our store.
You can read what
customers have said about Access Hip Hop at our feedback page, at yelp.com, and Google.
Access Hip Hop staff:
- Mark Onstad - Owner
- Adam Loatman (DJ Mada) - Sales Associate
- Norm Ilano (DJ Norm Rocwell) - Sales Associate
- Jim Kelso - Sales Associate
- Max Steppat - Sales Associate
Access Hip Hop released several CDs and 12"s on our own label in 2002-2004. The record label
side of our business is currently on hold, with no releases
scheduled for 2008. Stores can still obtain our past releases at wholesale prices directly
from us or through select distributors. Details on our record label page.
For information about contacting Access Hip Hop, please visit our