5 months ago | G-Funk
Chris “The Glove” Taylor has deep roots in the L.A. hip-hop scene. He was Ice-T ‘s DJ on the electro-rap song "Reckless," which the two performed together in the '80s cult classic movie Breakin’. Taylor later became a collaborator with Dr. Dre on ...
6 months ago | Hip-Hop
From 1995 to 2001, veteran Los Angeles hip-hop artist General Jeff (of Rodney O & Joe Cooley fame) served as an assistant and advisor to DJ Quik, handling such things as driving, security and other behind-the-scenes duties. During that period,...
8 months ago | Premiere
Inglewood rapper Damani Nkosi got his mainstream introduction on Kurupt's 2001 album, Space Boogie: Smoke Odyssey. Having spent much of the decade hanging around Snoop Dogg and his crew, Nkosi was known for his tales of pimpin' and sexua...
11 months ago | Hip-Hop
South Central's Schoolboy Q hit number one on Billboard last week with his major label debut Oxymoron. For many, the work is highlighted by first single, "Collard Greens," which also features Q's crewmate Kendrick Lamar. T...
11 months ago | Funk-y
There was no such thing as a West Coast hip-hop scene in the early '80s. But that's when the L.A. DJ group Uncle Jamm's Army ruled the land, led by The Egyptian Lover. The dynamic mixer joined the electro crew after winning a DJ battle p...