In Game

Oakland-Alameda Coliseum looks like a prison on the outside, which is fitting since inside you’ll find the wildest and rowdiest fans in the NFL. Raiders fans are known as “Raider Nation” and come to games decked out in not only silver and black but also intimidating costumes that are designed to strike fear into the opposition. The passion and pageantry on display at the Oakland Coliseum is unparalleled in the NFL and makes a visit a must for any die-hard NFL fans.

In addition to the incredible fan support found in the Oakland Coliseum, you’ll also experience one of the most intimate and old-school venues when attending a Raiders game. The stadium lacks some of the fancier amenities that other stadiums throughout the league have, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a great experience here as the stadium’s small size creates an intimate atmosphere that many other stadiums throughout the league lack.

Things to check out

Hall of Fame Suite

This is the granddaddy of all the suites in the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum. If seated here, you’ll be sitting in luxury and have an all you can eat buffet. More importantly, though it’s highly likely that you’ll have the opportunity to meet many famous Raider alumni.

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Westside Club Bar and Grille

his bar and grill is open to the public and is the best place to eat inside the Coliseum. It offers a plethora of mouthwatering dishes that are guaranteed to make you want to come back for more. Additionally, when you go here with your good buds to grab a snack, you won’t have to worry about what’s happening in the game because the place also has some huge flat screen TVs and an outstanding view of the field.

The Black Hole

The Black Hole is the home of the loudest and rowdiest Raiders fans in the Coliseum. Venture into The Black Hole if you’re looking to boisterously cheer on the silver and black.

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Raider Nation Costumes

It is no doubt that one of the defining features of being a Raiders fan is wearing elaborate Raiders costumes on game day to intimidate the opposing team. Their costumes can be anything eye-catching, like face paint, spikes, helmets, etc. but at the end of the day, the one thing that you have to realize is that the fans will do just about anything to support the Oakland Raiders.

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“Just Win, Baby”

During the game, it’s almost a 101% guarantee that you would see posters and signs that feature the slogan “Just Win Baby.” The line comes from the late Raiders owner Al Davis and has become a mantra for players and fans over the years.

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Fight Songs

  1. Oakland Raiders

    Oakland Raiders by Luniz is the first song dedicated to the Oakland Raiders and its fans. As a matter of fact, Luniz named his album “Silver and Black” which is a symbolic way to dedicate the whole work to the Raiders. Talk about dedication!!

    Yo yo, I’m from the land of the playas, slick talkas, and colla poppas
    Narcotics, and boss ballas, pit bulls and rottweilers
    Niggaz wit gold teeth, old schools on gold feet, killas, and O.G’s
    Task postil the police
    Mac Arth to foothill, East 14th
    Sobrante park, woodfield, Plymouth, and walnut street
    From the ville to seminary to the rollin 20’s
    Wit ghetto celebrities
    Like Big Feek and Little D
    See the east bay dragon is the home of the panthers
    Where niggaz slang tons of crack and feds catch it on camera
    Throw you in the slammer
    It’s the home of $hort and Hammer
    Boss ballas move to Atlanta
    Niggaz stole our grammar
    That’s my ropas, that’s my nephew
    That’s my weeples, that’s my nizzle
    Please believe me
    Go fa sheezy
    Off the hizzle
    Do ya thizzle
    With my niggaz ridin dopefiend rentals
    Rock presidentials, slang crack, pack pistols
    Every track got sizzle

    [Chorus: x2]
    Cuz I’m a Raider, Oakland Raider
    From the bay to L.A. to Las Vegas
    Cuz I’m a playa, a boss playa
    and if you wit me pop ya colla shake dem hatas
    I’m a Raider
    I’m a Raider, just like my niggaz befo’ me
    But I was a thief wit out the open face gold theeth
    And En Vogue was some fine ass Oakland Raidettes
    And Too $hort was the first Oakland Raider on the set
    Now Pooh-Man was a Raider when he was “Fuckin Wit Dank”
    And Askari X was a Raider when he was a “Ward of the State”
    And Dangerous Dame was a Raider when he was callin hoes names
    But I know
    From the Lake on Sundays, to the five O
    Now we to Eastmont wit the sideshows
    But it’s fun, and I’m famous, but I aint tryna die tho
    Niggaz be goin out in a gang but not I tho
    If I have to go back to dope, I’m slangin fo survival
    Now Dru, pimp he do
    If you hoe-in then he pimpin you
    Tried it fo’ 30 days, I aint lyin I aint wit it dude
    A baby sittin job, Oh my God that’s a job
    But I still wanna do it cuz that’s 100% I
    Hieroglyphics been Raiders from “’92 to Infinity”
    Some unda ground shit that just shook the fuckin industry
    And Humpty with his gone ass, a Raider in his own right
    The whole D.U. camp’ll get you amped on sight
    Now Mystic, she the only female Raider I know
    You the shit baby girl, I’m just lettin you know
    And last but not least
    Tupac Shakur nigga Rest In Peace
    I’m from the city of dope, the town of the crack
    I’m from the city of pimps, the town of the mac
    East Oakland!
    Heat-totin, ebonics speech broken, keep jokin
    The Luniz bout to have the streets loc’in
    Down South y’all keep smokin hay, we got the killer ‘dro and h
    Heroin and kilos for days
    It’s the city of the Warriors, the home of the A’s
    Where niggaz get sideways
    Shoot outs from highways nigga
    East Oakland Bitch!
    I’m a Raider!
    3x Krazy, Cydal, rest in peace Eclipse
    Bad N-Fluenz, rest in peace Rappin’ Ron
    Ant Banks, Seagram, rest in peace my nigga
    Black Dynasty, Delinquents
    Richie Rich, 415
    MC Ant, the Coup, Point Blank, E-A-Ski, Steady Mobbin
    All yall niggas is Raiders
    Raider, muthafuckas, what?!!
    Damn, what about me? It’s Mark Curry baby
    I’m not a Oakland Raider? God dayum
    I’m the first muh fucka on T.V.
    I was the first one that did HBO
    First one did Apollo; I can’t get qualified
    bein Hall of Pimpology as a Oakland Raider What?
    Uh, I’m the first one on dubs what? I’m a Oakland Raider baby
    That’s right representin the town, East side Oakland
    You know how we do it East Side O, nigga straight up take yo hoe
    I was all day long, you know how we do it in the town, Crystal, Big dank
    Dats the way we roll ol school sittin on 20’s
    It don’t make no difference; floatin, doin it all
    Ghetto nigga from the Eastmont Mall

  2. Raider Nation

    Another song dedicated to the Oakland Raider, but this time by Ice Cube. At the beginning of the song, one would hear the Autumn Wind poem before the actual rap. Songs like this do an excellent job of showing the pride Raiders fans have in their team.

    The Autumn wind is a pirate
    blustering in from sea with a
    rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously

    The autumn wind is a raider, Pillaging just for fun
    He’ll knock you ’round and upside down
    And laugh when he’s conquered and won. (laugh)

    Raider Nation Les Go Les Go
    Raider Nation Les Go Les Go
    Raider Nation, Are u ready for some football?
    U aint ready for the football!

    U aint ready for them Oakland Raiders, Its the invasion of them Oakland Raiders

    Are u ready for this football, u aint ready for this football. (ahhh)

    Here we come baby, just win baby
    Feel the storm of the cold autumn wind baby
    Its the Oakland Raiders get cha mouthpiece
    U in tha black hole with tha black beast
    This ain’t black gold, This is black silver
    Commit-Ment to excellence We deliver
    And we’ll play past regulation
    Its the invasion of the raider nation

    Raider Nation Les Go Les Go
    Raider Nation Les Go Les Go
    Raider Nation, Are u ready for some football?
    U aint ready for the football!

    U aint ready for them Oakland Raiders, Its the invasion of them Oakland Raiders

    Are u ready for this football, u aint ready for this football. (ahhh)

    The raider nation is united, when they see them pirates the fans get excited,
    The opposition get cryin’
    When i hit tha field with my eye patch and my shield
    The silver&black will attack
    (are u ready for some football)
    The silver&black will attack
    (are u ready for some football)

    Raider nation Les Go Les Go(4x)
    Raider nation We are We are (4x)
    Raider Nation
    Just Win Baby (8x)

  3. Oaktown

    This is a song you’ll hear being blasted by Raiders faithful every game day of the Raiders.

  4. The Autumn Wind

    This is not really a song, but a poem. This poem was written by Steve Sabol and attempts to paint a picture of the atmosphere of autumn weather in relation to football season. The poem is considered as the unofficial team anthem of the Raiders and can be heard at every Raiders game.

    The Autumn wind is a pirate
    Blustering in from sea
    With a rollicking song he sweeps along
    Swaggering boisterously.
    His face is weather-beaten
    He wears a hooded sash
    With a silver hat about his head
    And a bristling black mustache
    He growls as he storms the country
    A villain big and bold
    And the trees all shake and quiver and quake
    As he robs them of their gold.
    The Autumn wind is a Raider
    Pillaging just for fun
    He’ll knock you ’round and upside down
    And laugh when he’s conquered and won.

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