One day ahead of the official release date, Dr. Dre has blessed the masses with a full preview of his new Compton album. Fans of the west coast rap pioneer…and just fans of hip hop in general….are in for a treat with this long-awaited gem that has finally emerged from the depths of Dre’s lab […]

The Sound

Dr. Dre is next up to set the hip hop world ablaze in 2015. Just ahead of the very highly-anticipated N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton hitting theaters in 2 weeks, Dre announced today that he will be releasing his first album since 2001. Dropping the bombshell on his Apple Music Beats 1 show “The Pharmacy,” Dre […]

The Screen

West coast rap pioneers Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have remained relatively silent on the upcoming “Straight Outta Compton” film release which will chronicle the story of N.W.A, but now that the release date is approaching, the pair is breaking their silence. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter in an exclusive interview, Dre and Cube opened […]

In honor of 4/20 here is something that you should read under the influence but is just as insightful sober. DJ Quik, the Compton California OG producer and MC, has just released his eighth album The Book Of David. If you haven’t ingested the female-friendly sonics of “Real Women” or “Luv Of My Life” head […]

According to West Coast rap veteran Mack 10 has been hospitalized in L.A with a serious stomach illness. The Hoo-Bangin Records founder and member of West Side Connection was suffering from abdominal pain and was admitted to a local Los Angeles hospital. An unnamed source told that Mack 10 was suffering from Diverticulitis, […]

Let’s take a trip back to Long Beach, CA, circa 1995 during the height of the G-Funk Era.

Ice Cube has revealed that he recently recorded a track for Dr. Dre’s Detox album.

Somewhere in my list of the top 5 greatest hip-hop producers to ever sit behind the boards is David Blake, aka DJ Quik.

This picture, taken today, is worth more than a thousand words.