In the beginning ... As announced in a trailer released this morning, MTV will air a weeklong look at L.A.'s hip-hop scene in a segment "we're calling 'The New West: An In-depth Look at L.A. Hip Hop.'" Though we're much obliged to them for referencing N.W.A.'s LA Weekly cover, we think the ... More >>
Hip-hop and hype from the streets of Compton (reprint of May 5, 1989, Weekly cover story)
Xzibit: Chrome wheels, platinum records, silver screens (and the dirt behind)
After a five-year war, Snoop and Tha Dogg Pound reunite for love, profits and West Coast pride. Ben Quiñones catches the buzz.
L.A. rapper Kam and the politics of love