Archives

Redman & Kurupt Link Up in the Oddest Yet Most On Brand Endorsement Ever (Video)

Redman and Kurupt link up in one of the oddest yet most on brand endorsements ever. As 2 of the finest MCs from their respective coasts, they also share a love for a certain herbal remedy. The video for "Take Your Medicine" is effectively a bizarrely catchy nearly 5 minute... Read more

50 Cent Taught Everybody How To Rob MCs 15 Years Ago This Week

Months after 50 Cent survived getting shot nine times in his own front yard, the Southside, Queens rapper released one of the decades most memorable diss tracks with the Trackmasters-produced cut, "How To Rob." Fif released the single 15 years ago yesterday (August 10). The jux-meets-jokes record, which was featured most... Read more

The Beard Gang Shines, With Cameos By Ed Lover, Kurupt, Action Bronson (Video)

Still without an album in stores, The Beard Gang continues to demand awareness. The Philadelphia collective features gold and platinum-selling artists Malik B and Freeway, as well as self-proclaimed leader, Jakk Frost, and relative newcomer, Tana Da Beast. With allusions to the common facial trait of Philly's Sunni Muslim community,... Read more

Canibus Details The End Of The Modern World With “Fait Accompli” (Album Stream)

It's been three years since Canibus dropped his last album, Lyrical Law, and fans of The Hrsmn member can get their fill yet again with his fifteenth studio album, Fait Accompli. Listed as one of the Top 50 Lyricists by The Source Magazine in 2012, the New York City wordsmith... Read more

Canibus, Kurupt, Ras Kass & Killah Priest’s Four Horsemen Unit Is Back With New Music (Audio)

Canibus, Kurupt, Killah Priest and Ras Kass reunite as the Four Horsemen (a/k/a HRSMN) and drop their first single ("Historic") in almost five years from the upcoming Canibus LP, Fait Accompli, releasing one week from today (June 10). Alongside the highly-influential scholarly MC Tragedy Khadafi, The Four Horsemen dive into... 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

Nipsey Hussle Takes Cameras On A Tour Through The Crenshaw District (Video)

Crenshaw is Hip-Hop famous. In 1991, the strip became a film location in John Singleton's Boyz N' The Hood (the very place where a confrontation starting would ultimately lead to a tragedy later). A year later, a young Kurupt mentioned the intersection of Crenshaw & Slauson on Dr. Dre's "Stranded... Read more

Snoop Dogg, Daz and Kurupt Reminisce on Menace II Society in Bad 4 Me (Video)

Snoop Dogg enlists the services of Daz and Kurupt in his video for Bad 4 Me. The visuals also incorporated several instantly recognizable scenes from Menace II Society. Check it out below. Related: Snoop Dogg - That's My Work 2 (Mixtape)... Read more

Tony Touch – V.I.P. ft Too Short, Xzibit & Kurupt

Tony Touch links with Too Short, Xzibit and Kurupt on his latest. Check out V.I.P. Related: Tony Touch – It’s a Queens Thing ft Action Bronson & Kool G. Rap (Audio)... Read more

Kurupt – Lend Me Your Ears (Video)

Kurupt drops a verse for LA Leakers. Here's the video for Lend Me Your Ears. Related: Kurupt – Caviar & Champagne ft Dr. Zodiak & King Lil G (Video)... Read more

Kurupt – Caviar & Champagne ft Dr. Zodiak & King Lil G (Video)

Here's a new video from Kurupt for Caviar & Champagne. He's not talking about fish eggs...Check it out below. Related: Kurupt joins Snoop on GGN (Video)... Read more

Kurupt joins Snoop on GGN (Video)

Kurupt joins Snoop on this week's GGN. The DPG's discuss fatherhood, Kurupt's acting, how Kurupt got his name, who's the better MC between the two of them and more. And, of course, they go off the top for some verses as well. Check out the video. Related: Snoop Dogg’s GGN... Read more

Kurupt – Power (Video)

Kurupt releases a mind-blowingly (pun intended) violent video for his song Power. It's hard to imagine it could be more graphic. This is not for the faint of heart. Related: Kurupt Double Play: Kurupt – Money (Do It for Me) ft RBX (Video) + Clemm Rishad – Forever ft Kurupt... Read more

Kurupt Double Play: Kurupt – Money (Do It for Me) ft RBX (Video) + Clemm Rishad – Forever ft Kurupt (Audio)

Here's a double play from Kurupt. First is his new video Money (Do it for Me) featuring RBX and also, he jumps on a hot track called Forever with an artist named Clemm Rishad. Check out both below. Related: DJ Quik & Kurupt – The Demon’s Carol (Audio)... Read more

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 the scenes look at the making of the cypher, that includes interviews with Snoop, E-40, Quik and DJ Premier. Check... Read more

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 Gambino, Driicky Graham, Schoolboy Q, Mystikal, Snoop, DJ Quik, E-40, Kurupt, Xzibit and Kendrick Lamar, starting with the West Coast... Read more

DJ Quik & Kurupt – The Demon’s Carol

DJ Quik and Kurupt unite on a super grimy track. Check out The Demon's Carol. Related: Mystikal & DJ Quik in the studio (Video)... Read more

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 A Fade ft Kendrick Lamar & Droop-E (Video)... Read more

Kurupt – Let Off ft Terrace Martin, Ill Camille and Jay Rock

Here's another track featuring West Coast OG's and New G's. Check out Kurupt's Let Off featuring Terrace Martin, Ill Camille and Jay Rock.  Related: Tha Dogg Pound - Bouncin' ft Snoop Dogg and Dom Kennedy... Read more

Tha Dogg Pound – 21 Gun Salute + Warren G plays a snippet of a new song featuring previously unreleased Nate Dogg vocals (Video)

Here's another West Coast OG double play. First is a video of Warren G playing a snippet of some new music featuring previously unreleased Nate Dogg vocals and next is a second new song from Tha Dogg Pound in 2 days. No complaints...Check out the Warren G video and Tha... Read more

Death Row Records was the most feared record label in the music industry. They are the 2nd most important hip-hop record label of all time. For the full scoop on Death Row and a video playlist of its classics, click here.

#2 Death Row Records The history of Death Row Records reads like a season of The Sopranos. Suge Knight was the Godfather figure who rose to power as quickly as anyone ever in entertainment, and he ruled with an iron fist once he got to the top. The label was... 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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVnroyCfZHM&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Here are The 50 Best Radio Freestyles, according to Complex. They discuss each freestyle AND provide audio for each one. It includes freestyles from Tribe, Wu, Snoop, Kanye, Common, Biggie, Nas, Eminem, Jay-Z and many, many more. It’s unbelievable. Just classic.

Complex has been doing a "best of" series for a while but THIS ONE is the best yet. They recently compiled The 50 Best Radio Freestyles and each entry is accompanied by the audio. This compilation would have been worth it for the legendary Common/Kanye battle, alone. The fact that... 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

Murs – Love & Rockets Pt. 5 (Video) & Kurupt – This is Your Day ft Murs & Uncle Chucc

Here's a double dose of Murs. First up is installment #5 of his Love & Rockets video series, which features some behind the scenes video footage of Murs, as well as a sneak preview of another new song from his upcoming album, Love & Rockets Vol. 1: The Transformation. Immediately... 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

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

MED’s Where I’m From is funky. Funky enough to have the mighty Kurupt jump on it.

Aloe Blacc is on the hook. This is a good look. Check it out. MED - Where I'm from feat. Kurupt & Aloe Blacc by stonesthrow... Read more

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 do, then you may already know that his post-Gang Starr offering to hip-hop comes in the form of his own... Read more

The mighty Kurupt shows that G's don't die, they just get smoother in his video for I'm the Man

Like his lifestyle, Kurupt's flow has slowed a bit but don't trip.  It's still gangsta... ExternalVideo.969768&w=425&h=350&fv= .... Read more