Snoop Dogg, Tray Deee, and Goldie Loc aka Tha Eastsidaz release their new "Hood Comes Out At Night" video. The song is produced by the incomparable DJ Battlecat, which interpolates the classic Whodini song "Freaks Come out at Night". Snoop Dogg had recently hinted to Tha Eastsidaz reuniting when he posted a photo to his Instagram account showing him, Goldie … [Read more...] about Snoop Dogg & Tha Eastsidaz Release Official Video For “Hood Comes Out At Night” (Prod. Battlecat)
From being a creative force behind the pioneering rap group N.W.A, to his platinum classic No One Can Do It Better, and penning all-time classic hits for his homies Dr. Dre (The Chronic) and Snoop Dogg (Doggystyle), the diggy-diggy Doc continues to make his mark on hip-hop. By writing for Eazy-E and N.W.A. during his Ruthless Records glory days, the D.O.C. would later break … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday D.O.C.!
The Big Boss Dogg Snoop Dogg has officially taken on a new role at Def Jam Records, that of Executive Creative And Strategic Consultant to the iconic music label. As part of his new role with Def Jam, the Doggfather will be focusing on "A&R and creative development," while working directly with Def Jam executives and artists, and reporting to Universal Music Group … [Read more...] about West Coast Icon Snoop Dogg Becomes Executive Creative & Strategic Consultant For Legendary Def Jam Records
Snoop Dogg recently hinted to Tha Eastsidaz reuniting when he posted a photo to his Instagram account showing him, Goldie Loc, and Tray Deee standing together in front of a green screen, with the caption reading: “E sidaz. Come back.” Now we know that reunion is official as the group has a new Battlecat-produced song titled “The Freaks Come Out At Night”, which will be … [Read more...] about Tha Eastsidaz Reunite For New Song “Hood Comes Out At Night” (Prod. Battlecat) Featured In ‘The House Next Door: Meet The Blacks 2’ Movie
Tha Dogg Pound gangtas, Daz & Kurupt, are gearing up for their upcoming July 30, 2021 release DPG4Life. Kurupt recently previewed a handful of tracks off the upcoming album, which featured Daz, Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, and frequent collaborator Kokane. The iconic duo also showcased the Fredwreck-produced "Bottom Bitch" record from the album. Now, Daz has taken to … [Read more...] about Daz Dillinger Releases Tracklist To Upcoming Dogg Pound Album “DPG4Life” Ft. Snoop Dogg, October London, Fredwreck, Kokane + More
The legendary West Coast rapper/vocalist Kokane has a new album in the works, and one of the records to be featured on the project, "Hush", has the Pomona, CA icon collaborating with Kool Rock-Ski of The Fat Boys. The record is produced by Tha Chill of Compton's Most Wanted, and mixed and mastered by Rob Brown. The song will also have a video to accompany it. Filming for … [Read more...] about Artwork Released For Kokane & Kool Rock-Ski Of The Fat Boys Upcoming “Hush” Record Produced By Tha Chill of CMW
When examining the career of the iconic and legendary West Coast multi-platinum producer Sir Jinx you’ll notice that he has several key and historical moments, including being one of the first to produce a collaboration record between the California cities of Oakland and Los Angeles with the Too Short and Ice Cube record “Ain’t Nothin’ But A Word To Me”, helping to usher in the … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Sir Jinx!
Yesterday, Ras Kass took to Instagram to announce the HRSMN group album, The Last Ride, which reunites him with Kurupt, Killah Priest, and Canibus. The supergroup formed in the early 2000's and delivered The Horsemen Project in 2003. The new album is set to arrive on June 18th. Although little is known about the upcoming project, it's suffice to say that we can expect … [Read more...] about Ras Kass Announces HRSMN Album “The Last Ride” With Kurupt, Killah Priest & Canibus
Rapper/singer/songwriter/actor/record producer Andre 3000, one half of the iconic Southern hip-hop duo known as Outkast with Big Boi, shot to stardom during the mid 90’s when the group released their debut classic album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik in 1994 on LaFace records. Since then, Outkast released 5 more albums: ATLiens, Aquemini, Stankonia, Speakerboxxx/The Love … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Andre 3000!
Mr. ILL rose to prominence during the mid 90’s with the Cellblock Records crew out of Oakland, California, where he featured on classic albums like Do Or Die and Big Thangs by Ant Banks, Rappin' Ron & Ant Diddley Dog‘s Bad N-Fluenz, Askari X’s Message To The Black Man, and the Cellblock Records Compilations. He was signed on Cellblock Records / Priority Records where he … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Mr. ILL!
Snoop Dogg posted a photo earlier this week to his Instagram account showing him, Goldie Loc, and Tray Deee standing together in front of a green screen, with the caption reading: "E sidaz. Come back." In the early 2000's Tha Eastsidaz dropped two albums, Tha Eastsidaz and Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way. The group's first album debuted at number 8 on the … [Read more...] about Snoop Dogg Hinting At Possible Reunion With Tha Eastsidaz
ProHoeZak, the multi-faceted producer behind recent hits from Too Short ("Ain't Gone Do It"), Snoop Dogg ("Roaches In My Ashtray", "Say It Witcha Booty"), and E-40 ("19 Dolla Lapdance"), is prepping an upcoming album. A track set to be released from the as-of-yet untitled project is called "Break Dat Trick" featuring Too Short alongside the East Palo Alto producer. In … [Read more...] about ProHoeZak Preps New Album Featuring Too Short On Upcoming “Break Dat Trick” Song
Too Short kicked off his new radio show Don't Stop Rappin' live from The Boombox on Rock The Bells Radio on Monday, May 24. The premiere show celebrated longevity and featured music from Ice Cube, Juicy J & Megan Thee Stallion, Three 6 Mafia, Busta Rhymes among others. Shortdog prepped the audience for future guests set to appear on the show like former NBA great Gary … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t Stop Rappin’ With Too Short Premieres On Rock The Bells Radio
In this week's episode of $hort Stories with Too Short, he discusses the details of the recording session he did with mega-producer Dr. Dre for a song intended for Detox, and describes what it's like working with Dr. Dre and how meticulous the producer can be to work with. Too Short began the segment by saying, "If you ever get chance to do a session where Dr. Dre is … [Read more...] about $hort Stories: Too Short Details Recording Session With Dr. Dre
Dat Nigga Daz, one half of the iconic West Coast duo known as Tha Dogg Pound. He, along with Kurupt, rose to fame during the mid 90's with the legendary Death Row Records, where he produced and contributed to some of the most definitive albums in music history like Dr. Dre's The Chronic, Snoop Doggy Dogg's Doggystyle, Tha Dogg Pound's 1995 classic Dogg Food, 2Pac's All Eyez On … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Daz!
Phoenix, Arizona rapper Dann G drops his new single, "Cabo Vibes", featuring Alexcis & Megawatts, off the Galvez the Great album. During the halftime show of the Phoenix Suns / Los Angeles Lakers NBA playoffs game, he performed “Cabo Vibes”, as well as premiered another new song, “Rally the Valley,” which is an anthem for the Suns. Dann G has released four albums: G60, … [Read more...] about Dann G Drops “Cabo Vibes” Featuring Alexcis & Megawatts
K-Dee, of the early west coast trio C.I.A with Ice Cube and Sir Jinx and a Lench Mob affiliate, featured on a bevy of classic West Coast albums from N.W.A ("Panic Zone"), Kausion ( "Supersperm"), Mack 10 ("H.O.E.K."), Westside Connection ("Hoo Bangin (WSCG Style)"), Ice Cube ("Make It Ruff, Make It Smooth"), and Ant Banks ("Make Money") to name a few. His 1994 solo debut … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, K-Dee!
Iconic and pioneering West Coast rapper Too Short just announced his new, weekly show Don’t Stop Rappin’ on Rock The Bells Radio. The Mount Westmore supergroup member took to Instagram to announce the new endeavor, which will have new episodes on Mondays at 2pm EST. Check out the announcement from Too Short … [Read more...] about Too Short Announces New “Don’t Stop Rappin” Weekly Show On Rock The Bells Radio
West Coast iconic duo Kurupt & Daz of the Dogg Pound took to Instagram to show they have a new Fredwreck-produced record on the way with “Bottom Bitch”. Recently, Kurupt previewed a handful of tracks off the upcoming DPG4Life album, which featured Daz, Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, and frequent collaborator Kokane in the snippets. In the video, Kurupt is asserts that it’s “some … [Read more...] about Kurupt & Daz Prep New Dogg Pound Record “Bottom Bitch” (Prod. Fredwreck)
Legendary and pioneering West Coast producer Chris “The Glove” Taylor has worked with and produced for some of the most incredible and high-profile artists in music like Ice-T, Dr. Dre, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, LL Cool J, and Xzibit to name a few. His early work on the classic Breakin’ movie and soundtrack with the song “Reckless” with Ice-T was a major game changer, and … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Chris “The Glove” Taylor!
During part 3 of the Fredwreck interview with Soren Baker & Unique Access, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning producer discusses MC Ren liking Kurupt's "Calling Out Names", making "Represent Dat G.C" for Kurupt, Butch Cassidy, Daz Dillinger, Jayo Felony, Soopafly, Snoop Dogg and Big Tray Deee, and also breaks down the studio work flow and production process when … [Read more...] about Producer Fredwreck On MC Ren Liking Kurupt’s “Calling Out Names,” Making “Represent Dat G.C.” & Breaking Down Studio Work Flow With Eminem + More On Unique Access
You can't compare someone as incomparable as Busta Rhymes. In 1992 at the young age of 19 years old, along with his group Leaders of the New School, he undoubtedly stole the show with his guest feature on the A Tribe Called Quest "Scenario" record. By 1996, he began releasing an astounding amount of solo work, and Busta Rhymes has never looked back. With releases like "Woo … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Busta Rhymes!
Next week on Tuesday, May 25th 2021, pioneering West Coast producer DJ Battlecat will be performing on the NBC singing competition television series The Voice, along with Long Beach icon and Mount Westmore supergroup member Snoop Dogg. The Multi-platinum producer has produced timeless and iconic music for over 30 years for several elite artists including Michael Jackson … [Read more...] about DJ Battlecat To Perform On NBC’s “The Voice” With Snoop Dogg
Hammond, IN rapper Vince Ash drops the official video for the Fredwreck-produced “Back N The Dayz” track off the Vito (Deluxe Edition) EP. Not only does the Goliath Records/Interscope Records release feature production from Grammy Award-winning producer Fredwreck on “Back n The Dayz”, but it also tracks produced by Chef Lanre, Chris Dreamer, Coop The Truth, Nascent, OBA … [Read more...] about Vince Ash Drops Official Video For “Back N The Dayz” (Prod. Fredwreck)
Ice-T is the OG of OG's, a living legend, and the epitome on longevity. The multi-hyphenate icon is always on his grind, whether it's acting on a network TV show like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for more than two decades, appearing in commercials for Tide and Geico, or winning Grammy awards with his long-running metal band Body Count, and collaborating with fellow … [Read more...] about Ice-T Talks To Tim Sanchez, Shad Reed, & Chad Kiser About Making “6 In The Mornin'”, Working With Ice Cube & 2Pac On “Last Wordz”, Performing With Madonna + More During West Coast Styles Interview