Ant Banks Details Luniz / Bad N-Fluenz Battle, The Dangerous Crew’s Atlanta Move; MC Eiht Discusses DJ Quik Beef, “Def Wish” & “Dollaz & Sense” + More With No Vultures Podcast

Ant Banks and MC Eiht, two legendary west coast pioneers sat down with Lord Rab and the No Vultures podcast, ahead of last month’s Soul Beat Concert Series Presents: Menace II Society show at The New Parish in Oakland, California.

In this episode, Ant Banks details the now-legendary freestyle battle held between Yukmouth & Numskull of the Luniz and Rappin’ Ron & Ant Diddley Dog of Bad N-Fluenz, two historical groups from Oakland, California. The multi-platinum producer also gives more insight into the backstory of him, Too Short, and the Dangerous Crew‘s move to Atlanta, GA.

MC Eiht also spoke on his now-dissolved feud with fellow Compton legend DJ Quik, the history of the “Def Wish”, and the notorious “Dollaz & Sense” Quik aimed at the Compton’s Most Wanted frontman.

In previous installments of this interview, Ant Banks detailed how he and Oaktown legend Pooh-Man connected and created the Oakland weed anthem “Fuckin’ Wit’ Dank”, spoke about connecting with Too Short and Jive Records as an artist/producer, and more. MC Eiht, who starred as A-Wax in the blockbuster film Menace II Society, spoke on taking on the role in the Hughes Brothers film and the impact the movie had on his career.

Additional discussions with the “Murder At Night” collaborators focused on how Kool G Rap was one of the first artists to bring gangster-type music into hip-hop, how Eiht grew up listening to Parliament FunkadelicThe StylisticsKraftwerk, talked GTA and Kendrick Lamar, while Banks detailed how Kurtis BlowGrandmaster Flash and the Furious FiveMelle Mel, and others were the soundtrack to coming up in Oakland during his early years, reflected on Too Short turning down the role of O-Dog in Menace II Society, and more.

Check out part 4 of the No Vultures podcast interview with Ant Banks & MC Eiht below: