Tha Chill Drops New “Knoc Knoc” Single Featuring Mofak Ahead Of ‘Ultimate Gangsta Shit’ Album Release

West coast producer Tha Chill, of Compton’s Most Wanted, dropped his latest single, “Knoc Knoc”, from his upcoming Ultimate…

DJ Quik Drops “Class” Single Ahead Of New Album Dropping In May

The multi-faceted Compton, California producer/rapper DJ Quik just dropped a new single, “Class”, ahead of a new…

National Museum Of African-American Music Curates A Hip-Hop Experience From West Coast Photographer Traci Bartlow

The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) features the iconic west coast hip-hop photographer Traci Bartlow in a media preview on April…

Kokane & Suga Free Dropping Long-Awaited ‘Power Of The P’ Album In April; Prep New Single “Throw A Itch In Da Trunk” Produced By Mofak

Pomona, California legends Kokane and Suga Free are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited and…

“Signs (Freestyle)” Is First Release From Royce 5’9″ EP “The Heaven Experience”

In advance of his March 31 release of The Heaven Experience EP, platinum-selling, Grammy Award-nominated rapper, songwriter, producer,…

Mathematics Of Wu-Tang Clan Drops Episode 3 From New Short Film ‘100 Miles From Home’

Mathematics, the platinum producer known as the gatekeeper of the Wu-Tang sound and the official DJ for the…

Snoop Dogg & Denaun Collab On “Tomorrow” (Prod. Fredwreck & Denaun Porter) Off ‘Godfather Of Harlem’ Soundtrack

Snoop Dogg & Denaun connect on the latest single from the Godfather of Harlem season 3 soundtrack, with “Tomorrow”, produced by…

Kxng Crooked Talks Death Row Records, The Rise & Fall Of Slaughterhouse, Sobriety In The Music Industry, Working With 80 Empire + More On I Only Touch Greatness Podcast

The I Only Touch Greatness podcast recently had west coast rap legend Kxng Crooked, formally known…

Codefendents Release Debut Album, ‘This Is Crime Wave’ Featuring The D.O.C., Stacy Dee, Onry Ozzborn & Get Dead Via Bottles To The Ground

The wait is over as Codefendants (Sam King, Ceschi Ramos, and Fat Mike) emancipate their debut album This Is…

Red Bull Launches New Home For Hip-Hop ‘Red Bull 1520’; Drops New Series With Coast Contra, Westside Boogie + More

This month, Red Bull officially debuted Red Bull 1520, a new YouTube channel dedicated to hip-hop programming…

DJ Quik Prepping New Single “Class”, Album Dropping In May

Compton, California producer/rapper DJ Quik has been a force in hip-hop since the late 1980s, carving…

Studio Sessions: Xzibit & Suga Free Hit The Studio For ‘King Maker’

West coast artist/actor/entrepreneur Xzibit is putting the final touches on his long-awaited 8th solo album King Maker. The Napalm Brands founder…

Hallway Productionz Duo Teak & Dee Underdue Producing Upcoming ‘Chicken Hill Project II’ Featuring E-40, WC, Richie Rich, C-Bo, Mozzy + More

The Hallway Productionz duo of Teak & Dee Underdue, 3x Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning music producers who have worked…

Daz Dillinger & Lil Eazy-E Drop ‘The Legacy’ Featuring RBX, Kokane, Kid Capri, Tha Chill, Dae One + More

Daz Dillinger of the Dogg Pound and Lil Eazy-E, the son of Ruthless Records founder Eazy-E, just dropped their collaborative album, The Legacy via Dogg…

DJ Battlecat Discusses Producer vs. Artist Importance, Michael Jackson Rapping & Beatboxing, Developing His Signature Clap Sound + More On The Dub C & CJ Mac Show

DJ Battlecat, the multi-platinum producer for artists including Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Xzibit, Tha Eastsidaz, Domino, Mount Westmore, and others, was recently the…

Coolio’s Estate Drops “Tag You It” Music Video Featuring Too Short & DJ Wino Off Forthcoming Posthumous Album ‘Long Live Coolio’

Prior to his untimely death at age 59, Grammy Award winner Coolio, and long-time collaborator DJ Wino, had been wrapping…

Mathematics Of Wu-Tang Clan Releases Episode 2 From New Short Film ‘100 Miles From Home’

Platinum producer Mathematics, known as the gatekeeper of the Wu-Tang sound and the official DJ for…

Big Mfn Jada Drops New “Don’t Play With It (Freestyle)” Via Guest Check Ent / Filthy Gwuap Cartel

Bubbling hot recording artist Big MFN Jada, out of the South Side of Chicago, has the…

Donald Glover Presents ‘Swarm’ Original Music Inspired By The Prime Video Series

Today, Grammy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning and multi-talented recording artist, actor, director, and producer Donald…

Navy Blue Shares Major Label Debut Single “Chosen” Via Def Jam Recordings

After generating widespread critical acclaim independently, Los Angeles-born rapper, producer, professional skateboarder, and creative Navy Blue, aka Sage…