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Westside Connection: DJ Quik & MC Eiht Release Their First Ever Collaborations (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So...let us fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive and well and, in many ways, is better than it's ever been. Not only are we able to go back and... Read more

Finding The GOAT Producer: DJ Quik vs. Dr. Dre. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel of experts, and two slots will be reserved for wild-card entries, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to ensure no... Read more

Finding The GOAT Producer: DJ Quik vs. Warren G. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer” begins. The third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel of experts, and two slots will be reserved for wild-card entries, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to ensure no deserving... Read more

DJ Quik Reveals He Will Release Collaboration With MC Eiht (Video)

Yesterday (June 10), Ambrosia For Heads shared our Must-Listen-To Albums, EPs, And Mixtapes Of 2016 list. Included in the 11 entries was Rosecrans, the independent EP made by Compton's DJ Quik and Problem. This week, Q-U-I-K announced that there is more to come from the veteran MC/producer/DJ and one of... Read more

DJ Quik Pitches In On A Rolling Skate Party In This “Fonky” DJ Set (Video)

Before he was rapping and producing, DJ Quik was a top mixmaster from Compton, California. In the nearly 30 years since getting career launched, Heads have become well acquainted with the smooth (sometimes belligerent) raps from David Blake, and his funky grooves behind the boards. What not all get access... Read more

DJ Quik, Suga Free & Dom Kennedy Hit The Seas For Their New Splash (Video)

From the recently-released Midnight Life, DJ Quik's "Life Jacket" is one of the smoother offerings. Joined by 20-year affiliate Suga Free, as well as one of the artists the Compton, California mainstay has inspired, Dom Kennedy, the trio take to the waters with some female company for the independent single.... Read more

Can’t Wait to Hear DJ Quik’s New Album? Here’s the Full Stream (Audio)

DJ Quik's album The Midnight Life will be in stores on 10/14. The album, Quik's 9th solo, is full of the rich Funk and Soul his fans have come to love over the last couple of decades. And, with features from El Debarge, Suga Free, Dom Kennedy, Mack 10, Joi... Read more

DJ Quik Releases a New Song with Suga Free & Dom Kennedy. Get Your Life Jacket (Audio)

DJ Quik's latest release from his upcoming new album The Midnight Life pairs two West Coast G's, old and new. Quik's longtime musical partner Suga Free and Dom Kennedy join him on "Life Jacket." It's a soulful joint with some KNOCK to it. Press play and feel the funk. Related:... Read more

DJ Quik’s New LP Is Inspired By Late Nights, Brings His Homies Old & New To The Party (Audio)

In the onslaught of album announces, DJ Quik jumped in the ring. The Compton Hip-Hop legend let it be known today (September 17) that his ninth album will be called The Midnight Life. The album, planned for October 14 Mad Science Records release, includes some longtime Quik homies such as... Read more

Buddy – You Good ft DJ Quik & Suga Free

DJ Quik and Suga Free maintain a longtime collaborative history. One has to love how these two are on-again, off-again, musically and professionally. Heads always want to see Suga and Quik together, 'cause the music is a force like no other. The Pomona pimp and the Compton conductor link up... Read more

Suga Free & Pimpin’ Young – 15 Minutes to 5 ft Nate Dogg

Here's a song from Suga Free that features some unreleased vocals from Nate Dogg. Check out 15 Minutes to 5, also featuring Pimpin' Young. Related: AFH: Nate Dogg Tribute (Playlist)... 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