There are several big events and releases set to drop as we bring 2021 to a close, and step into 2022. Snoop Dogg is releasing the Algorhythm album on November 12th, the Mt. Westmore supergroup of Ice Cube, Too Short, E-40, and Snoop Dogg have 2 shows lined up for November 13th at the Toyota Arena in Ontario, CA and Nov. 20th at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY, and Dr. Dre, … [Read more...] about DJ Battlecat PSA “Announces” The Aftermath Takeover With New Music Coming From Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Xzibit, Mt. Westmore
Bishop Lamont is back at it again, this time the Carson, Californian previews the track "Music 2 Drive By", off his forthcoming album Just Don't Die. The snippet features Chadio of Cru, but the post shows that Xzibit, Tha Chill of Compton's Most Wanted, Montage One, Compton Menace, and Mykill Miers are also all featured on the Antlive-produced record. The former Dr. Dre … [Read more...] about Bishop Lamont Previews “Music 2 Drive By” Track Ft. Chadio of Cru
In 1996 the music world was blessed with At The Speed of Life, the debut album from West Coast emcee Xzibit. Since then, Mr. X To Tha Z has put in serious work, with the release of seven studio albums including 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz, Restless, and Man Vs. Machine to name a few. His collaborations with some of the music industry’s most legendary and iconic artists like … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Xzibit!
In 1999, Snoop Dogg finally reconciled with Dr. Dre after both had left Death Row Records and embarked on the next journey of their respective careers. Dre left Death Row to start his Aftermath imprint, and Snoop had left to join Master P and his No Limit Records camp after the death of 2Pac. On Snoop's 1998 No Limit debut Da Game Is To Be Sold Not To Be Told, he hollered … [Read more...] about Classic Collaborations: Snoop Dogg “Bitch Please” Ft. Xzibit & Nate Dogg (Prod. Dr. Dre)
Kurupt, of the infamous and iconic Dogg Pound, dropped an incredible solo effort in 2001 with the release of Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey. One of the standout tracks from this illustrious set of music is "The Hardest Muthafuckas", a posse cut featuring MC Ren, Xzibit, and the late, great Nate Dogg. The four West Coast legends deliver some … [Read more...] about Classic Collaborations: Kurupt, MC Ren, Nate Dogg & Xzibit “The Hardest Muthafuckaz” (Prod. Fredwreck)
Multi-platinum producer Bud’da has worked with a virtual who’s who of the music industry crafting sonic back drops for artists like Xzibit, Timbaland, Shanice, Lenny Kravitz, Tank, Dawn Robinson of En Vogue, King T, Dr. Dre, Aaliyah, and Ice Cube to name a few. It was with Ice Cube where this Pittsburgh, PA native became known throughout the industry and began a career of … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Bud’da!
Xzibit, B-Real and Demrick are teaming up once again to form the Serial Killers as this will be their 2nd project as a collective. The trio came out with their first project back in 2012, so after an 8 year gap we are now getting the Summer of Sam album. The year 2020 has reaffirmed that absolute power corrupts absolutely! Due to our current “leadership” we find ourselves … [Read more...] about The Serial Killers (Xzibit, B-Real & Demrick) Announce New Album ‘Summer Of Sam’
Interview By Chad Kiser Multi-platinum producer Fredwreck has been creating classic compositions for the likes of Dr. Dre, Xzibit, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Ice Cube and numerous others throughout his long-standing and highly successful career. On par with his West Coast producing brethren DJ Battlecat, DJ Quik, Dr. Dre, the Palestinian-American producer — most notably known for … [Read more...] about Fredwreck On Scoring Classics For Snoop & Nate Dogg, Kurupt, MC Ren & More (The HipHopDX Interview)
In a career that spans nearly 30 years Kevin Gilliam, better known as Battlecat, has produced timeless and iconic music for several artists such as Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound (“Cali Iz Active”), Xzibit (“Get Your Walk On”), Tha Eastsidaz (“G’d Up”), Kurupt (“We Can Freak It”), Domino (“Ghetto Jam”), E-40 (“Nah, Nah..”) and countless others. Known for his signature fat, synth … [Read more...] about Battlecat Talks Producing For Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg (The HipHopDX Interview)
King T is a legend. In 1988, Tipsy (as he’s also known) was joining MC Hammer and Too Short as one of the few West Coast acts signed to known labels like Capitol and Jive. During a career spanning four decades, Tila (as his friends refer to him) has released as many major label albums, Act A Fool, At Your Own Risk, Tha Triflin’ Album, and IV Life, introduced the world to Tha … [Read more...] about King T: West Coast Boom Bap (The CrazyHood Interview)
Bay Area-bred producer Rick Rock may not have the headline-commanding name of a Dr. Dre, or the media prowess of a Kanye West, but the multi-platinum producer feeding your ears a steady diet of classic tunes for close to 20 years. Since those early years of producing for the Conscious Daughters, MC Eiht, Spice 1 and others, he has provided the sonic back drop to many of your … [Read more...] about Q&A With Producer Rick Rock: Talks Experiences With Dr. Dre, Tupac & Who He Wants To Produce For (The BallerStatus Interview)