Straight out of San Bernardino comes the 90s-influenced West Coast traditionalist rapper
YG’s Bompton Blassics June 23, 2016
Max Bell compiles the best songs from YG's projects pre-My Krazy Life into one brackin mix.
All Eyez On Me: 20 Years On February 18, 2016
Pete Tosiello sifts through the incredible amount of great 1996 rap records to examine the holy grail: 2Pac's All Eyez On Me.
Weed in wine glasses, Wonderlic references and squirt gun shootouts. Well played. The difference between BEeFF and their comic-minded peers is that the West LAians understand the difference between satire and irony. Maybe this is a college thing. Still, “Mute’ is the only banger this year that could inspire debates about fakeness and authenticity. Thankfully, […]
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When people invoke the history of the Los Angeles underground, they usually reference the late 90s iteration, the capital letter Underground that produced Dilated Peoples, Jurassic 5, and People Under the Stairs. Less celebrated but significantly more interesting was the period that preceded it, a scene that coalesced around Project Blowed, the Unity party run […]
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Image Via Up North Trips Over at the LA Weekly, there is a list of the 20 Greatest L.A. Hip Hop AlbumsĀ  of All Time. I was one fourth of the selection committee, alongside Ian Cohen, Rebecca Haithcoat, and the music editor, healthiest man in Miracle Mile, Ben Westhoff. I drew Suga Free, Snoop, Freestyle […]
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