Kelvin Anderson of V.I.P. Records, who will soon close the neighborhood store that launched the worldwide phenomenon of West Coast hip-hop in the mid-1990s, will be the featured guest tonight on Greater Long Beach Radio with Dave Wielenga. The weekly hour-long program begins at 7 p.m. on KBEACH.org, the online radio station at Cal State [...]
Clippah Duh Dam Gorilla is combining a Club Cohiba listening party for his debut album with a tribute to the late Nate Dogg, who came out of central Long Beach neighborhoods to become an international star.
Nate Dogg's unmistakeable voice was deep and soothing, but it was also sonic camouflage for personal torments that were buried even deeper within him. Although he was a warm, honest and insightful conversationalist, Nate Dogg seemed to be constantly distracted and undermined by personal issues, even as he rose to personal fame.
The bulk of Jay-Z’s new book,"Decoded," consists of a lyrical exegesis of 36 of Jay’s own works. What better source could there possibly be? Vulture.com turned to RapGenius.com, the world's premier rap-lyric-explanation website, to provide its Top 10 Decodings of “Decoded.”