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Producer Mike Mosley Reveals Several MCs Who Witnessed Tupac Record “Hit ‘Em Up” (Video)
In the mid-1990s, Tupac Shakur revamped his production personnel. While 1996’s All Eyez On Me would be his first album at Death Row Records, working extensively with the label’s production
April 26, 2016
From Jay-Z To Ghostface, The Rub Touches Everything That Made 2000 To 2010 So Great (Mix)
Today (April 25), duo The Rub (DJ Eleven & DJ Ayres) release Oodles Of OOs. The Brooklyn, New York-based unit’s latest highly-curated mix pays tribute to Hip-Hop and R&B music
April 25, 2016
E-40, Too Short & K-Ci Sprinkled Game In 1996 That Holds True In 2016 (Video)
In 1996, E-40’s movement was going strong. 40 Water had successfully launched The Click, established his Sick Wid It Records imprint, and had carved out a respectable solo career. In
February 5, 2016
Here’s a 50-Song Playlist to Get the Weekend Started (Audio)
2015 has been an exciting year in music. Emerging voices have transmitted powerful messages against times of change. Veterans have stepped in to further solidify legendary legacies with Hip-Hop culture.
July 31, 2015
Warren G Is Releasing a Sequel to His Regulate Album and It Will Feature Unreleased Nate Dogg Vocals.
Dr. Dre gets ample props for The Chronic and 2001 as G-Funk masterpieces, as does DJ Quik for his many contributions to the genre. Aside from Warren G’s titular song
July 8, 2015
E-40 Makes A Clever Yet Simple G-Code Anthem, Assisted By The Whole Industry (Video)
E-40 knows how to make catchy songs. Whether it’s mid-2000s ringtone rap, Hyphy hits, or his Click tracks from the early ’90s, 40 Water knows how to pen a hit.
June 23, 2015
Hip-Hop Myths: Here Are 5 Common Misbeliefs That Will Surprise You
During its nascent period, Hip-Hop was dismissed by many as simply a passing fad, much like Disco. As we all can see now, those critics were drastically mistaken, and it
April 26, 2015
Alchemist & Oh No Bring Grand Theft Audio To Los Santos (Album Stream)
Alchemist and Oh No infected many ears with their Gangrene work. Not a Gangrene project, Alan The Chemist and Oh No The Disrupt come together for Welcome To Los Santos.
April 13, 2015
Finding The GOAT (Round 2): E-40 vs. Dr. Dre…Who You Got?
We have reached the second round in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). We are asking you to help us rank who is the
February 25, 2015
A Handwritten Letter from Tupac Confirms He Had Plans to Unify the Coasts.
A handwritten letter from Tupac has been unearthed that confirms he was seeking to do an album which would unify the coasts. In the letter, Tupac tells a friend he
February 5, 2015
E-40 & Too Short Dust Off The T.W.D.Y. Tag and Co-Sign IamSu! (Video)
In the late 1990s, when the Bay area was largely ignored by mainstream radio and video outlets, T.W.D.Y. formed. Ant Banks’ super-collective The Whole Damn Yay included icons such as
January 12, 2015
Finding The GOAT: E-40 vs. 8Ball…Who You Got?
As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick
November 11, 2014
Big Sean’s IDFWU Football Visual Brings ‘Em Out, Including E-40 & Kanye West (Video)
Big Sean’s done it again. The G.O.O.D Music MC’s “IDFWU (I Don’t Fuck With You)” single has become a viral hit. With that in mind, the Detroit wordsmith (joined by
November 6, 2014
Travel To Big K.R.I.T.’s Planet Of Cadillactica A Week Early (Album Stream)
With the new week, Big K.R.I.T. has looked to NPR First Listen (for the second straight time) to premiere his sophomore major label album, Cadillactica (November 11) more than a
November 3, 2014
E-40 Is The Focal Point Of A New Jam By Ya Boy, Droop-E & Earl Himself (Audio)
Like UGK and Three 6 Mafia, E-40 is a major influence on the artists of today. The slangistical Vallejo vocalist has nearly 30 years in the game, changing his beats
September 22, 2014
Big Sean Sprinkles Fans With 4 New Songs, With Involvement From E-40, Kanye West & DJ Mustard (Audio)
Big Sean isn’t playin’. Less than 24 hours after announcing his rockin’ with Roc Nation, the Detroit, Michigan MC hits Heads with four new songs. Here’s the breakdown: “Paradise” Produced
September 12, 2014
West Coast Hip-Hop and R&B Has Never Been Stronger. Take a Listen (Audio)
The West Coast established itself as a Hip-Hop powerhouse in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Artists like Ice-T, N.W.A., DJ Quik, Too Short, Spice 1, Snoop and more were
August 9, 2014
The Click’s E-40, B-Legit & The Cutlass Come Together On What We Been Doin (Video)
In the Hip-Hop family tree of relatives, two of the best bloodlined artists are E-40 and B-Legit. The two cousins from Vallejo, California released three albums with The Click (which
March 10, 2014
What Are Some Of The Records That Mean The Most To E-40?
Last week, Pitchfork ran their 5-10-15-20… series with Vallejo, California star E-40. The innovative concept feature looks at the records that shaped an artist through their own upbringing. Earl went
January 20, 2014
Suge Knight, Warren G, Game Party Together In Celebration Of E-40
E-40 is one of the figures that’s always been able to blend the West Coast. Even when California’s Rap community was filled with beef between Death Row, Snoop Dogg, Dr.
January 3, 2014
E-40 – All My N*ggas ft Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q (Video)
E-40 is joined by to leaders of the new school in his latest club banger. Check out the video for All My N*ggas featuring Schoolboy Q & Danny Brown. Related:
August 15, 2013
Murder Dog Magazine Celebrates 20th Anniversary
For fans of West Coast Hip Hop, especially of the Gangsta Rap variety, Murder Dog filled (and continues to fill) an important void that was left in the coverage of
August 14, 2013
E-40 – All My Niggas FT ScHoolboy Q & Danny Brown
Like Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, E-40 has timeless appeal to the new crop of MCs. Here, the leader of The Click links up with Black Hippy’s ScHoolboy Q
July 19, 2013
Young Jeezy – R.I.P. (Remix) ft Snoop Dogg, E-40 & Too Short
Here’s the West Coast OG remix of Jeezy’s R.I.P. featuring Snoop Dogg, E-40 and Too Short. Check it out below. Related: The BET Hip-Hop Awards West Coast Cypher ft Snoop,
April 9, 2013
E-40 & Too Short – Bout My Money ft Jeremih & Turf Talk (Video)
E-40 and Too Short flow over a vintage Bay Area funk track on Bout My Money featuring Jeremih & Turf Talk. Check out the video. Related: E-40, Too Short &
January 16, 2013
E-40, Too Short & Wiz Khalifa – Say I (Video)
Here’s a new video from E-40, Too Short and Wiz Khalifa. Check out Say I. Related: E-40 & Too Short – Money Motivated (Video)
December 6, 2012
E-40 & Too Short – Money Motivated (Video)
E-40 and Too Short, 2 Bay Area legends, are still putting in work. Check out their new video for Money Motivated. Related: E-40 smashes the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards West
November 19, 2012
Xzibit – Up Out the Way ft E-40 (Video)
After smashing the West Coast Cypher, Xzibit and E-40 are back with a new video. Check out Up Out the Way. Related: The West Coast Cypher ft Xzibit, E-40, Kendrick
October 29, 2012
The Making of the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards West Coast Cypher (Video)
The West Coast Cypher featuring Snoop, Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Kurupt, YG, Xzibit and DJ Quik was definitely one of the best of the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Here’s a behind
October 12, 2012
Check out all of the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers featuring DJ Quik, DMX, Mystikal, Eve, Childish Gambino, Ab-Soul, Xzibit, Kendrick Lamar and more below (Video)
There were some strong verses from OGs and young guns in this year’s Cyphers. Below are all the Cyphers, including verses from DMX, Eve, Jean Grae, Ab-Soul, Talib Kweli, Childish
October 10, 2012
2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher Previews (Video)
The 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards tape tomorrow in Atlanta and air on Tuesday, 10/9. As the show draws closer a couple of Cypher previews have surfaced. First up, is a
September 28, 2012
E-40 vs. Nardwaur (Video)
E-40’s interview with Nardwar is thorough, even by Nardwaur’s standards. E-40 goes deep about his history and music old and new. This is a must for E-40 fans. Check it
September 7, 2012
Food for Thought
Xzibit – Up Out the Way ft E-40
Here’s some more new music from Xzibit. Check out Up Out the Way featuring E-40. Related: Xzibit – Louis XIII ft King T & Tha Alkaholiks (Prod. Dr. Dre)
September 6, 2012
Rock The Bells 2012 Live Stream (Video)
Day 2 of Rock the Bells is taking place right now in California. Here’s a live stream of the event. Today’s acts include Big Daddy Kane (2:15 PST), DJ Quik
August 19, 2012
The Dogg Pound – What U Smokin’ On ft Snoop Dogg, E-40 & Kokane
Here’s the video for What U Smokin’ On, the OG West Coast collabo between Snoop Dogg, The Dogg Pound, E-40 and Kokane. Related: Living Legends – A playlist celebrating the
June 10, 2012
E-40 – What You Smokin’ ft Snoop Dogg, Daz, Kurupt & Kokane (Video)
Here’s a new video from E-40 and he brought out some West Coast All-Stars. Check out What You Smokin’ featuring Snoop Dogg, Daz, Kurupt and Kokane. Related: E-40 – Catch
May 24, 2012
E-40 – Catch A Fade ft Kendrick Lamar & Droop-E (Video)
Kendrick Lamar has been putting in work with features lately. He dropped a dope verse on Ab-Soul’s ILLuminate and now he joins West Coast legend E-40. Check out the video
May 15, 2012
E-40 – What Happened to Them Days ft J Banks (Video)
E-40 waxes nostalgic on the Warren G-produced What Happened to Them Days featuring J Banks. Check out the video. Previously: E-40 – Just Be You ft Too Short & J
April 4, 2012
E-40 – Just Be You ft Too Short & J-Banks (Video)
Here’s a new video featuring some Bay Area OGs and it comes with a positive message of being true to yourself. Check out E-40’s Just Be You featuring Too Short
March 29, 2012
Today most people know Jive Records for Britney and Justin. Here’s why they’re the 11th most important hip-hop record label of all time.
Long before Clive Calder built Jive Records into the pop music juggernaut that featured Britney Spears, Nsync, The Backstreet Boys, R. Kelly and Justin Timberlake, the label was the home
December 1, 2011
Food for Thought
E-40 – Rear View Mirror ft B-Legit & Stressmatic (Video)
Here’s E-40’s latest video. You know what it is. Check it out.
August 13, 2011
Slim Thug has been on his grustle lately. He ripped verses for both E-40 and Big K.R.I.T. last month, and here’s a new solo joint from him.
Check out the video for Miss Mary. Click here for That Candy Paint from E-40 ft Slim Thug and Bun B and click here for Big K.R.I.T.’s Now or Neva
May 16, 2011
E-40’s That Candy Paint ft Slim Thug and Bun B is one of the strongest songs on his new album. Check out the new video.
May 15, 2011
The next playlist features music that has more of a groove to it but it’s still head-nodding music. You’ll find new tracks by XV, Dom Kennedy, Sir Michael Rocks, Zion I and The Grouch, The Kid Daytona, E-40 and DJ Quik.
Just press play, sit back and enjoy.
March 26, 2011
Keeping it on the West Coast tip, here’s some new E-40 ft Bun B and Slim Thug.
3 legends holding it down on a funky beat. This is some OG ish. Check out That Candy Paint. Click here to download and click here to buy the album.
March 22, 2011
Ever see Rhyme & Reason? After nearly 15 years it still stands as one of the best films ever on hip-hop. Watch the whole movie here.
It takes a comprehensive look at hip-hop THE CULTURE through the words of some of the best rappers to advance it: Nas, Biggie, Pac, KRS-One, Q-Tip, RZA, Ice-T, MC Eiht,
March 6, 2011
Omar Akil drops the latest installment of PREEM-EAR where he breaksdown the most slept on tracks produced by DJ Premier. This week it's Can't Tell Me by Khaleel.
PREEM-EAR: Khaleel “Cant’ Tell Me” The Primo “Stan” strikes again! Today I dug up a new layer of DJ Premier-laced DIRTy south. If you pay attention to Preem like I
October 10, 2010
Celebrate The Life & Legacy Of Prince With This Mix Of Deep Cuts & Rarities (Audio)
Listen To Prince's Final Concert In Full (Audio)
Prince & Big Daddy Kane's 1989 "Batdance Remix" Is Finally Released (Audio)
Questlove Remembers Prince & Says "He Was More Hip-Hop Than Anyone"
D'Angelo Performs Prince's "Sometimes It Snows In April" In An Emotional Tribute (Video)
D'Angelo Pays Tribute To Prince With A Rendition Of "Venus De Milo" (Audio)
Prince’s Vault Of Unreleased Recordings Is Detailed By Jimmy Jam & Close Associates (Video)
Ever See The Time Prince Surprised Q-Tip On Stage & Started Jamming? (Video)
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