Veteran rapper/actor Ice-T recently appeared on the Holdin' Court podcast to talk about his early years growing up in the gang culture, becoming the Godfather of Gangsta Rap, having the longest running TV Show Law and Order: SVU, working with fellow actor/rapper Ice Cube, as well as his highly successful, Grammy Award-winning Rock band Body Count. The West Coast legend and … [Read more...] about Ice-T On How Real Gangstas Want To Seem Square, His Past Beef With LL Cool J, Working With Ice Cube, Body Count, + More On The Holdin’ Court Podcast
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During episode 6 of Salute the Sample with Greg Nice, DJ Z-Trip, and LL Cool J the trio discuss Cameo’s 1976 release “Rigor Mortis” and DJ Quik flipping it for his song “Get At Me” off the Safe and Sound release in 1995. Once DJ Z-Trip started playing “Get At Me”, Uncle L commented on DJ Quik and proclaimed, “DJ Quik, one of the great producers in hip-hop.” Check out LL … [Read more...] about LL Cool J Gives Props To DJ Quik On Salute The Sample With Greg Nice & DJ Z-Trip
Back in June, LL Cool J, via new Def Jam Strategic Consultant Snoop Dogg, announced that he was indeed working on a new album, but details of the project were not shared. However, during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (September 29), LL Cool J once again confirmed a new album was in the works, and also shared that A Tribe Called Quest frontman Q-Tip would be … [Read more...] about LL Cool J Confirms Working On New Album Executive Produced By Q-Tip
Pioneering producer DJ Pooh is undeniably a pillar in hip-hop. Four decades in, he has produced classic songs for LL Cool J, King Tee, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Ice Cube, Tha Dogg Pound and others. Coming up as a DJ for the legendary West Coast DJ crew of Uncle Jamm's Army, Pooh' historical production on LL Cool J's 1987 release Bigger & Deffer, would cement him as true pioneer. … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, DJ Pooh!
In his new role of Executive Creative And Strategic Consultant to the iconic music label Def Jam, West Coast icon Snoop Dogg took to Instagram to confirm that a new LL Cool J album is indeed on the way. In the post over the weekend, Snoop and LL tease that his first album in over 7 years is, "off the hook!', and that a new visual will be making it out soon as well. LL Cool … [Read more...] about Def Jam’s New Strategic Consultant Snoop Dogg Confirms New LL Cool J Album Is On The Way
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
Pioneering emcee LL Cool J took to Twitter to promise fans that a new music project is on the way. The two-time Grammy Award winner is known most notably known for classic and iconic songs like "Going Back to Cali", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", "Mama Said Knock You Out", "I Need Love", "Around the Way Girl" and "Hey Lover" to name a select few from the iconic … [Read more...] about Hip-Hop Pioneer & Icon LL Cool J Promising New Music Is On The Way