West Coast

DJ Quik and JasonMartin Discuss Their New Album ‘Chupacabra’ and Their Status As Veterans In the Rap Game

Their second collaborative project features Lil Jon, The Game, Big Hit, and more.

Nana Wants His Music To Change The World

With his latest song “Motion,” the Los Angeles native hopes that his art will inspire the masses.

Revisiting Snoop Dogg’s ‘Doggystyle’: A 30-Year Retrospective

Snoop became a hip-hop legend after ‘The Chronic’ and delivered a classic debut album.

Revisiting Too $hort’s ‘Get in Where You Fit In’: A 30-Year Perspective

As one of the Oakland native’s best works, "Short Dog” continues his master storytelling about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the hood.
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The Greatest Rap Crew of All Time: Who Should Be Included?

Tell us which crew is ready to rise to the challenge and make it all the way to the top in "The Greatest Rap Crew of All Time" tournament.

The Ultimate Rap Crew Showdown: Who Will Be Crowned the Greatest of All Time?

Join the rap battle of the century as we pit the greatest rap crews of all time against each other. Will your favorite crew come out on top?

The Oral History of How Dr. Dre Joined ‘GTA Online: The Contract’

Here's the story behind how the West Coast hip hop icon linked up with developers of the most successful video game ever.