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Talib Kweli, Problem & Bad Lucc Make A Minimalist Video All About Mic Rocking

Talib Kweli's "Pay Ya Dues" is the latest Indie 500 song to get the visual treatment. The record pulls talent from Brooklyn, New York to South Central, Los Angeles—as Compton's Problem and nearby Bad Lucc guest on the track. For a song about the elemental approach to getting your name... Read more

Bad Lucc & DJ Rhettmatic Are An Unlikely Pair, But They Make One Bangin’ Tape (Mix)

On paper, Bad Lucc and DJ Rhettmatic may seem like they come from the opposite sides of Los Angeles, California's Hip-Hop. Lucc is a Diamond Lane Music Group flagship, and one of the veterans who first made noise care of Snoop Dogg's Dubb Union. Rhettmatic, is a Beat Junkies and... Read more

Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder Recruit Problem & Bad Lucc For A Message Of Perseverance (Audio)

Almost a year ago, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, and 9th Wonder announced an independent music conglomerate, Indie 500. All parties have been incredibly busy since, with an emphasis on activism—including a free concert in St. Louis, Missouri one year after Michael Brown's murder Ferguson. Today (September 22) Talib and 9th... Read more

The Luniz Still Got “5 On It”—Just A Little Early This Year (Mixtape)

Earlier this week, Oakland, California duo the Luniz announced they were reuniting after a more than 10-year hiatus. MCs Yukmouth and Numbskull wasted no time delivering on the promise, releasing a new mixtape today titled High Timez. As with their signature hit "I Got 5 On It," the mixtape is... Read more

Bad Lucc Has A Lot On His Mind & Lets Off With Style (Audio)

Bad Lucc has been around a lot longer than some Heads may realize. The Los Angeles veteran shows his wisdom on "Hands Down." Not an inclusion on the upcoming Diamond Lane America, this song certainly sounds inspired by Comptons Most Wanted and the aggressive early '90s MC Eiht sound. Moreover, the... Read more

Bad Lucc, Ab-Soul, Problem & Punch Flip A Rare Dr. Dre Remix (Audio)

Bad Lucc has been paying 10 years of dues. However, as he and his Diamond Lane Music Group label-mate Problem have witnessed, good things happen to those who wait. A onetime member of Snoop Dogg's Dubb Union (with fellow dues-payers Damani N'kosi and Soopafly), Lucc is among the new guard... Read more

Stalley Gives the Summer Some On One For The $ (Audio)

The summer is halfway gone, but it's still heating up. In just a few days, DJ S.WHiT of SiriusXM and DJ Base of SKEE Music will add fuel to the fire with the release their collaborative mixtape Give The Summer Some and today they leak a teaser track with Stalley... Read more

GQ, Problem & Bad Lucc Create a New East/West Coast Connection over a 9th Wonder Beat (Audio)

If you're not familiar with GQ, 9th Wonder's latest protege, this is a good place to start. The North Carolina spitter's crisp lyrics penetrate 9th's dense beats with precision. He links with Problem and Bad Lucc, 2 of the finest of Cali's new generation on "Falls Down." Hip-Hop, stand up.... Read more

Kurupt, ScHoolboy Q, Bad Lucc & Problem Show Out For Salva On A Bouncy Track (Audio)

Getting to Salva is pretty easy. The producer recruited O.G. Kurupt, as well as white-hot West Coast spitters ScHoolboy Q, Bad Lucc, and Problem for "Drop That Bitch." The song samples an Eazy-E lyric most Heads are familiar with. The unique, bouncy production style stands apart from what's been in... Read more

Bad Lucc & Problem Show That The Sights & Sounds Of South Central Haven’t Changed (Video)

The synth break on The Ohio Players' "Funky Worm" has been as West Coast as swap meets, and pumps and dumps in trunks since N.W.A.'s "Dopeman." As they are respected for, Bad Lucc and Problem carry on tradition in "Outchea." Moreover, the label-mates show you that Los Angeles, at least... Read more

League Of Starz – Show Sumn’ ft. Skeme, Problem, Freddie Gibbs, Jay Rock, G. Malone & Bad Lucc

It seems only fitting that the team that’s spearheading the “function music” movement (hybrid of LA’s G-Funk and The Bay’s hyphy), enlisted a roster of homegrown California talent for their latest offering. On their new track “Show Sumn”, production standouts League of Stars put together a bass heavy medley reminiscent... Read more

Here’s a double play from an All Star list of West Coast OGs: Daz, Kurupt, The Lady of Rage, WC, RBX & Soopafly (Videos)

First up is Trajical by the N'Matez (Daz, Kurupt, Lady of Rage & RBX) and produced by Daz. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfqH8hc0UqY&feature=player_embedded Next is Stickin' to the Script by WC ft Daz, Kurupt, Soopafly & Bad Lucc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS5iPYiqdOU&feature=player_embedded#... Read more