west coast

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…

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…

Ut oh! DJ Mustard speaks out and says before he and YG broke out, West Coast Hip Hop was DEAD! WOW! According to his interview on hiphopdx.com… “It was dead. It wasn’t nothing going on,” DJ Mustard said when asked about his production. “We had OGs like Snoop [Dogg], Dr. Dre, [Ice] Cube, all of them […]

The east coast/west coast rivalry from the 90’s is a topic in Hip Hop that will never go away in light of the deaths of both Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. Greg Kading, a retired LA police detective, is currently promoting the VH1 special Behind The Music: Notorious BIG, and E.J. Greig was able to […]

According to Allhiphop.com 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 AllHipHop.com that Mack 10 was suffering from Diverticulitis, […]

via:ballerstatus.com Ice Cube is really getting his blog on lately, embracing the digital world as he gears up for his next solo album,I Am The West. Last week, he stirred up the pot by explained the title of his new album, saying no one can challenge his claim to being “the West.” Each new blog Cube […]