On April 22, 2021 Digital Underground co-founder/rapper/producer Gregory Edward Jacobs, known to the world as Shock G/Humpty Hump, passed away at 57. D.U. put together a string of hits in the early 1990's like "Doowutchyalike", "The Humpty Dance", and "Freaks Of The Industry" from their 1990 album Sex Packets, as well as "Kiss You Back" and "Same Song" (which introduced us to … [Read more...] about #FlashbackFriday: The Shock G Interview (Part 1)
E-A Ski, the multi-platinum music producer who has orchestrated and concocted some of the most indelible sonic back drops for a litany of emcees like Ice Cube, Spice 1, The Luniz, No Malice, Locksmith and others, just dropped his Producers Vs. Beatmakers instrumental album. The artist/producer has made a career out of making a career for others, as he was instrumental in the … [Read more...] about E-A-Ski Drops Instrumental Album “Producers Vs. Beatmakers”
Multi-platinum producer Kevin Gilliam, better known as DJ Battlecat, has produced timeless and iconic music for over 30 years for several of the industry's elite artists including Snoop Dogg ("Stacey Adams", "Gangsta Wit It"), Tha Dogg Pound (“Cali Iz Active”), Spice 1 ("Bustas Can't See Me"), Xzibit (“Get Your Walk On”), Tha Eastsidaz (“G’d Up”), Kurupt (“We Can Freak It”), … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, DJ Battlecat!
The LBC legend and West Coast icon Snoop Dogg dropped his new album From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites featuring long-time collaborators Tray Deee & Goldie Loc of Tha Eastisidaz, Kokane, Mozzy, Larry June, and Devin The Dude. The project contains 10 songs and has Snoop collaborating with producers like Battlecat, Rick Rock, ProHoeZak, The Mekanix, and … [Read more...] about Snoop Dogg Drops New Album “From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites” Featuring Tray Deee, ProHoeZak, Rick Rock, Battlecat, The Mekanix, Devin The Dude + More
The Mt. Westmore supergroup consisting of Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and Too Short made their debut with a live performance at the Triller Fight Club event featuring pro boxer Jake Paul facing former UFC star and Bellator champion Ben Askren in Atlanta, GA. Concluding a nearly 12 minute set featuring solo performances by Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg, Bay Area icons E-40 and Too … [Read more...] about Mt. Westmore’s Snoop Dogg, Too Short, E-40 & Ice Cube Perform New Song Produced By Kato On The Track At Triller Event