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Murs interviews DJ Quik (Video)

Last week, Murs released a hilarious conversation between him and Kendrick Lamar. This week, he lets loose a conversation he had with DJ Quik. They chop it up about their favorite Eazy-E songs, Murs' dreds, the literal genius of DJ Quik and more. It's a classic convo from 2 West... Read more

Rap music started with 2 turntables and a microphone, no doubt, but there’s something special when a dope MC’s voice combines with other instruments. Here’s a playlist of 13 songs that feature some if not all live instrumentation on the track–maybe drums, a bass line, horns or all the above (Playlist)

You'll hear music from DJ Quik, Eazy-E, Elzhi, Big KRIT, The Roots, De La Soul, Jay-Z, A Tribe Called Quest, Mos Def, Grand Puba, The Pharcyde and 2Pac. You can listen to the whole thing below. Sit back and experience hip-hop Live & Direct.... Read more

DJ Quik Shopping at Amoeba Records (Video)

Here's a dope interview of DJ Quik discussing music he bought at Amoeba Records in LA. Check out the video below. Read more

Miami (Bass) vs. Los Angeles (G-Funk) (Playlist)

5 on 5.  Miami vs. LA.  Big game today between the Lakers and Heat.  As you wait for the game (or not) here are 2 playlists featuring 5 back in the day songs each that represent the distinctive sound generated in hip-hop from each locale.  For Miami, it was the... Read more

Young Jeezy, DJ Quik and Warren G in the Studio (Video)

Here's some behind the scenes footage of Young Jeezy, DJ Quik and Warren G in the studio. There's a snippet of new track (fresh), crate digging for beats and some good comradery. Check it out. Read more

Hip-Hop may never have been anything more than a fad without Profile Records, the 6th most important hip-hop record label of all time.

#6 Profile Records Founded in 1981 by Steve Plotnicki and Cory Robbins, Profile Records was the first label to establish hip-hop with the mainstream as an enduring genre. There had been some hit singles, previously, but Profile was the first record label to have a rap album certified gold (500,000+... Read more

DJ Quik – Heavy Mr. Big Stuff (Heavy D Tribute)

The outpouring of love for Heavy D continues.  Here's an incredibly funky tribute song from DJ Quik, who wrote a verse that vividly describes the greatness of the Overweight Lover.  Check out Heavy Mr. Big Stuff. Click here to download.... Read more

Terrace Martin – Bounce Rock Skate ft DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg & Kurupt (Video)

This has been quite the week for lost gems. The latest is this video from Terrace Martin featuring DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg and Kurupt that never saw the light of day until now. Check out Bounce Rock Skate. Read more

Constantine – Get Away ft The Game & Kurupt + Kurupt – Take It Off ft DJ Quik

Here's a double dose of Kurupt. First up is Constantine's Get Away featuring Kurupt and The Game. Next is Kurupt's Take It Off featuring DJ Quik. Check out both below. Constantine - Get Away ft Kurupt & The Game Click here to download. Kurupt - Take It Off ft DJ... Read more

Back in the Day: West Coast Style. Here’s a mix dedicated to the G-Funk era.

You'll find music from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound, The Luniz, The Lady of Rage, Sam Sneed, Spice 1, Ice Cube, Warren G, 2Pac, DJ Quik and more. Check it out. Ambrosia For Heads G-Funk Mix by Parfit... Read more

Here’s a HIGHLY entertaining interview of DJ Quik, courtesy of Karmaloop TV.

He covers everything from stories about Eazy-E to the pros and cons of social media. Check it out. Also, click here if you missed this really dope mini-documentary on Quik called Compton Alumni.... Read more

Here’s a new DJ Quik video off The Book of David. Check out Nobody ft Suga Free.

Also, click here for an incredible mini-documentary about DJ Quik.... Read more

DJ Quik: Compton Alumni is a REALLY dope mini-documentary.

The film is very well shot and gives some great insight into the life and times of DJ Quik, from the man himself.  Check out the whole short film below. And, if you missed it, click here for our DJ Quik playlist and a link to download a mixtape... Read more

Talib Kweli blesses Clyde Carson with a verse on U & I. The track has a funky laid back West Coast feel to it.

Check it out. Click here to download.  Talib sounds good on these West Coast tracks.  Remember this one? Read more

Here’s a mix to take you into your weekend and beyond…You’ll find new music featuring Curren$y, Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar, Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Styles P, DJ Quik, Wiz Khalifa, Rapper Big Pooh, Stalley, Wale, Devin the Dude, J. Cole, Mobb Deep, EDO.G, Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″ and more.

There's been a lot of good music released in the last few weeks. Here's just a taste.  It starts off laid back and soulful and finishes with that boom bap. Check it out. Ambrosia For Heads LONS Mix by Parfit... Read more

DJ Quik’s new album The Book of David dropped yesterday. Here’s the new video for his single Luv of My Life.

Check it out. Need more Quik?  Click here for a playlist, mixtape and link to buy the album.... Read more

Can’t wait till DJ Quik’s album drops on Tuesday? Maybe this new joint from Quik and Ice Cube will help.

Check out Boogie Till You Conk Out from 2 West Coast OG's. Click here to download.  And, if you need more DJ Quik in your life, check out this playlist and mixtape.... Read more

DJ Quik’s new album drops next week. To support and show love, he is the subject of the latest Producer Series playlist.

Hailing from Compton, DJ Quik is one of the best producers to ever do it--on any coast--period.  He's a DJ, a musician, a producer and a rapper.  Though his sound is rooted in the P-Funk, the vast majority of his music is original.  His range is such that he can... Read more

Check out this mixtape from DJ Quik. While it’s not new material, there’s some vintage stuff that’s harder to find and may not have hit your eardrums. Even better, it’s narrated by Quik himself giving personal accounts of the stories behind many of his hits.

Quik's new album The Book of David drops on 4/20.  Click here if you missed the first single, Luv of My Life. Click here to download The Audiobiography of David Mixtape.  Props to LA Leakers for this one.  The tracklist is below:... Read more

DJ Quik rocked the house at SXSW last week. Here’s a good interview about his upcoming album, Book of David.

The album drops on 4/20. Read more

Here are some random musings from SXSW.

Hip-Hop is alive and well in Austin, TX this week.  If you're not up on South By Southwest (SXSW) it is a music festival that has been around for decades.  It is now the world's biggest music conference.  It has traditionally catered to indie rock but over the last few... Read more

Here’s a Presidents Day playlist dedicated to the presidents most celebrated in hip-hop: Dead Presidents.

This one is all about the mighty dollar. You'll find some Jay-Z, J. Cole, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Biggie, Dogg Pound, DJ Quik, Scarface, 2Pac, 50 Cent and some outliers like Zion I and Mountain Brothers. Press play, sit back and count stacks.... Read more

Got G-Funk? The legendary DJ Quik drops a vintage West Coast track. You can almost feel the LA sun with Luv of My Life.

Click here to download.   And, if you missed it, here's a G-Funk playlist for you.... Read more

Rewin(d) – AFH Samples (Video Playlist)

We recently posted a documentary about sampling so it seems fitting to make this week's playlist one dedicated to some classic samples. You'll find music sampled by Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, DJ Quik, Biggie, 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Redman, Black Moon and more. The tracklist... Read more

L.E.$'s mixtape featuring all DJ Quik beats is here. If you are a G-Funk fan this one is a winner.

Like Me, the first track that leaked from this mixtape was a banger.  It's a short, but solid project.  Click here to download the mixtape.  The tracklist is below. 1. Never Lie (Intro) 2. Like Me 3. My Name 4. Interlude 5. Mindstate 6. Gz Up 7. Gettin’ That 8.... Read more

DJ Quik is one of the most underrated producers of all time. He is the best producer from the West Coast not named Dr. Dre. Check out how newcomer L.E.$ just murders this Quik track.

Real talk, these 2 sound like they've been music together for years. RIDICULOUSLY hot G-Funk: Click here to download.  And here are 2 of my favorite DJ Quik joints of all time: Read more