So Funky It Stanks: A Microscopic Look Into Too Short And The Dangerous Crew

The Dangerous Crew, both as a production crew and rap group, were introduced to the world in 1992 on the Shorty…

Butch Cassidy Talks Unreleased Nate Dogg Songs; Creating “Lay Low” With Snoop Dogg (The HipHopDX Interview)

Many Hip Hop fans heard Butch Cassidy, then known as Danny “Butch” Means, on Nate Dogg’s G-Funk…

Conversations With Chad: DJ Battlecat Talks Producing For Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

In a career that spans nearly 30 years Kevin Gilliam, better known as Battlecat, has produced…

Tupac’s Original Version of ‘Dear Mama’ Surfaces

The passing of Tupac “2Pac” Shakur‘s mother, Afeni Shakur, has brought many to revisit the rapper’s beloved track…

The D.O.C. Uses His New-Found Voice In Radio Interview

The D.O.C. confirmed via Twitter this past weekend that he is getting his original voice backafter a…

MC Ren Talks New LP, E-A-Ski, Hip-Hop & N.W.A (Exclusive DubCNN Interview)

MC Ren, well-known for his role in legendary group N.W.A. with Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and DJ Yella,…

King T: West Coast Boom Bap (The CrazyHood Interview)

King T is a legend. In 1988, Tipsy (as he’s also known) was joining MC Hammer…

Conversations With Chad: CPO Boss Hogg‏ Talks New Album, Being Discovered By MC Ren, Making “To Hell And Black” + More (Part 1)

Since 1990 West Coast legend CPO Boss Hogg has been captivating fans of west coast hip-hop once he…

Too Short Lists Top 5 Records; Talks Dangerous Crew Reunion (Part 2 Of The DubCNN Interview)

The Dangerous Crew Movement is still grinding along, and still growing. The response to our Dangerous Crew features has…

Too Short On Working With Ant Banks & Building The Dangerous Crew (Part 1 Of The DubCNN Interview)

Don’t think we forgot! The Dangerous Crew Movement is still grinding along, and still growing. The response to…

E-A-Ski Confirms Ice Cube Track “Still In The Kitchen, Discusses “Everything’s Corrupt”

Ice Cube’s upcoming album Everything’s Corrupt is building a buzz and mystique not only because he hasn’t released…

E-A-Ski & Danny Glover Discuss “Cruise Control” Video, “Lethal Weapon”, and Mel Gibson

E-A Ski has been holding it down for the west coast for years through a myriad…

Truth Hurts – Gotta Believe (Prod. Dr. Dre) [2002]

Another unreleased track that didn’t make the cut of Truth Hurt’s Aftermath debut, Truthfully Speaking.  

E-A-Ski f. King T & Young Maylay – Off The Radar (Audio)

Peep this unreleased song from E-A-SKI featuring King T and Young Maylay that E-A-Ski just dropped!…

Conversations With Chad: Jewell Talks Death Row Records, Suge Knight, Working With Dr. Dre & Label Memories

Jewell, known as “The First Lady of Death Row Records”, has provided the hooks to many…

Conversations With Chad: Rick Rock Talks Experiences With Dr. Dre, Making “Tradin’ War Stories” For 2Pac, Mike Mosley Putting Him On + More

Bay Area producer Rick Rock may not have the headline-commanding name of Dr. Dre, or the…

Conversations With Chad: Rappin 4-Tay Talks ‘Still Standing’ Album, Ant Banks & TWDY, Working With 2Pac + More

Rappin’ 4-Tay made his debut on Too Short‘s 1988 album, Life Is…Too Short, and the Fillmore, San…

Production Credit: E-A-Ski (The XXL Magazine Interview)

The ground-breaking roots of rapper/producer E-A Ski trace back deep within the concrete history of Bay…

Conversations With Chad: Warren G Discusses Upcoming Nate Dogg Album, Putting Together “Regulate The G-Funk Era.. Part 2″+ More

West Coast-bred artist/producer Warren G dropped his debut album, Regulate…G-Funk Era, in 1994. Featuring his late homie…

Conversations With Chad:  Warren G Reflects On Nate Dogg, “This Is Dedicated To You”, Working On Upcoming EP, New Music With Dr. Dre + More

With early involvement on his half-brother Dr. Dre‘s classic debut solo album, The Chronic, and Snoop Doggy…