DJ Quik

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    September 5, 2013

    DNA Project: Straight Outta OC

    How the sons of Eazy-E and Dr. Dre plan to write the next chapter of NWA's legacy in . . . Lake Forest?!

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    July 2, 2013

    Is Dr. Dre's Son's 'DNA' Album Destined to Become 'The Chronic' 2.0?

    The latest contribution of the Dr. Dre's lineage to West Coast hip-hop continues to write itself in lily-white Lake Forest. We know, it'll take people a while to get used to hearing that. Maybe you never will. But to feel that way is to deny the indo-smoking inventiveness laced inside the beats that ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 17 Indian Jewelry The Constellation Room Two sides of the same alien planet are revealed at once with Texas' Indian Jewelry and OC's Black Bananas, who don't so much play shows together as fulfill ancient prophecies together. If you remember your Tobin's Spirit Guide, you'll recognize ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013
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    May 30, 2013

    Snoop Dogg - Heat Ultra Lounge - May 29, 2013

    Snoop Dogg Heat Ultra Lounge 5/29/13 SEE PHOTOS FROM SNOOP DOGG'S PERFORMANCE HEREWas I supposed to know Snoop Dogg's show last night at Heat Ultra Lounge was a DJ set and not a traditional performance or did I miss the memo? I mean, I sure as hell thought Tha Doggfather would be getting on the ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Friday, February 22Angry SamoansThe Observatory First wave punk rockers everywhere are alive and kicking. Just look at the Angry Samoans, hailing from Los Angeles, they've been doing their thing since the late 70s. And since their inception, they've made a career out of being offensive. Rumor has it ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Cutthroat Boyz (Joey Fatts, Aston Matthews, Vince Staples) - The Roxy - January 16, 2013

    Cutthroat BoyzThe RoxyJanuary 16, 2013Since the drop of his EP Chipper Jones Vol. 1 this past summer, Long Beach rapper Joey Fatts has been quickly spreading his strain of hybridized street-hop across the Internet and from his roots on our YG & TDE loving West Coast to the Action Brons ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Following Kurupt and DJ Nick Bean From L.A. Video Shoot to Anaheim Gangsta Party

    [Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with rapper Kurupt from Tha Dogg Pound and DJ Nik Bean, a West L.A.-based mixtape impresario who has worked with Snoop and Tha ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in OC This Weekend: Sound Asylum, Agent Orange

    Friday, October 12 MeikoThe Yost TheaterThe Yost Theater puts on three musical events in one night--the festivities start off with a co-headlining act of Meiko and Bobby Long at the early hour of 6 p.m. Local transplant folk musician Meiko, a native of Georgia, came to Los Angeles at a young ag ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Sound Asylum Put Spotlight on the 'New West'

    OC's hip-hop elite join forces to bring some shine to their scene at a new quarterly event

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    August 16, 2012

    Top Five Acts You Can't Miss at Rock The Bells

    See Also*Rock the Bells 2012 Lineup Announced*Juicy J, Smoke DZA, Joey Badass, Fat Trel - The Observatory - 8/4/12*House of Campaign: Five Rap Songs Looking for Your Vote The twilight of the summer festival circuit is fast approaching, and hip-hop's foray into all the sweaty, sometimes expensive act ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    Rock the Bells 2012 Lineup Announced

    Last night, the folks at Guerilla Union announced the lineup and dates for Rock the Bells 2012 and a couple new surprises to its format.In an obvious attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the Coachella's decision to clone itself, this year's Rock the Bells will be expanding its lineup to two co ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    5 Reasons DJ Quik and Sugafree Can Come Back To Orange County Any Day

    Last Saturday night the Galaxy Theatre held the most eclectic party in Orange County by hosting the legendary DJ Quik and Pomona-based rapper Sugafree. The soldout show invited a crowd of all ethnicities and cultures to the rappers show and some even climbed on stage and booty-bounced while the rapp ... More >>

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    February 5, 2012

    The OCeeker: Mars Hill Church Orange County and the Sex-Crazed Preacher

    ​Editor's note: Ladies and germs, you might've noticed a new byline invading our asylum, that of Josh Dulaney--an Orange County boy who spent the past couple of years at the San Bernardino Sun harassing group sex-obsessed cops, horny priests, and white supremacists wanting to run for Mexi-dominate ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    The Biggest Music Headlines of 2011

    [Mental Notes] The news that kept us talking this year

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    December 26, 2011

    Toni Monroe Talks Big Girl Cookies Fresh Out The Oven

    ​Toni Monroe may claim to be the "Biggest Bitch in the Game," but she's not what we'd classify as a bitch at all. She is a woman on a mission, and that mission is to go hard. Releasing Big Girl Cookies: First Batch on January 5, this West Coast native's mixtape features DJ Crazy Toones, Kurupt, a ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    DJ Quik at City National Grove of Anaheim Last Friday Night

    Ali Lerman​DJ Quik, Suga Free, Flesh-N-BoneDecember 16th, 2011City National Grove of Anaheim If you think the crowd at a DJ Quik concert in 2011 will bring out an audience full of O.G. fans, think again. Friday night's DJ Quik show at the City National Grove of Anaheim brought out an all ages cro ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    DJ Quik On Eazy-E: "I'm Living the Way I Am Because I Knew Eric Wright"

    Kevin Scanlon​DJ Quik (aka David Blake) started making great music in the early '90s, and has been pumping out hits ever since. But Quik's been controversial over the years and has gone through his share of highs and lows. Now, though, he seems more confident in his skill than ever, which only ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Free Ticket Tuesday: DJ Quik at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    ​He might not get as much attention as Dr. Dre or Tupac, but DJ Quik is just as -- if not more -- influential. Our sister paper, LA Weekly, even put the underrated rapper on the cover this summer. Win tickets to witness the man with the flyest hair in the game at the City National Grove of A ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2011

    LBC Remembers Nate Dogg

    [Mental Notes] Snoop, Warren G pay tribute in semiprivate affair

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    DJ Quik Turning His Back on Hip-Hop?

    Hip-Hop vet says he wants to transcend the genre that made him famous

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    January 12, 2010

    Q&A: Ryan Nichols of Cat Party, Performing Saturday at Gypsy Lounge

    Editor's note: Here's the debut post from our new scribe Ali Lerman. She digs the OC Locals Only scene and is an open-minded music lover whose tastes range from Eddie Money to DJ Quik.Cat Party's Ryan Nichols will pull your chainFor a local band, Costa Mesa's Cat Party doesn't really fit into the ty ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Link to Discount Snoop Tickets

    ​The S-N-double O-P is hitting the Grove of Anaheim tomorrow as part of the "How the West Was One" tour (which also includes performances by DJ Quik and Nipsey Hussle.) You know I'd be all over this if I wasn't down with the worst flu of all time, but since I can't make it, I thought I'd pass alon ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    Incoming: Snoop Dogg at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​There he is. Your 2009 OC Weekly "Best of OC" readers' poll "best hip-hop act" winner. Still representing the LBC after all these years.

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    March 14, 2009

    Last Night:"Quik's Groove" at The Grove

    Last Night: "Quik's Groove" featuring DJ Quik and um...some other people. Friday Mar. 13 at The Grove of AnaheimBetter Than: Getting a flat tire in a bad neighborhood.  Download: The new "Fuck Y'all" single by DJ QuikBetween the soft, melodic rise of string ensembles and the thumping energy of ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    March 10, 2009

    DJ Quik at The Grove this Friday

    Quik, to the box office! For the second time in less than six months g-funk originator DJ Quik is coming to the stage at The Grove of Anaheim this Friday, March 13th at 8:30 p.m. Tix are $26.50. The event, aptly titled "Quik's Groove" showcases the Compton-born rapper in front of an Orchestra as he ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    Jack's Mannequin, The Go-Gos, More, Coming to the Grove

    It's been a relatively quiet few weeks at the Grove of Anaheim as of late, but that looks to be changing soon with some solid show announcements, including a homecoming for former OC resident Andrew McMahon (pictured) and The Go-Go's. They got the beat, you know. Details after the jump, yep.

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    October 17, 2008

    Last Night: Gym Class Heroes, The Roots and Estelle at The Grove

    Better Than: Breaking up with a girl friend and writing a sappy song about it...leave that to the pros. I didn't quite believe my eyes when I stumbled across The Grove's Oct. 16 concert listing a few weeks ago. As a perpetual sucker for hip hop bands, a chance to watch The Roots, Gym Class Heroes ... More >>

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    The Creator Has a Master Plan

    X Clan back from the East, blackwards

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    June 8, 2006

    Old School That Way

    DJ Quik on and off the charts

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    March 2, 2006

    Abstract Art

    Abstract Workshop spent eight years bringing hip-hop to OC: Now they're bring their own music to the world

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    November 3, 2005
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    October 6, 2005

    Swamp and Overflow

    Nightlife and more:
    Sept. 29 - Oct. 6

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    October 6, 2005
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    August 4, 2005


    Aug. 4 - Aug. 11

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    June 30, 2005

    Oh, Dread

    Nightlife and more: June 30-July 7

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    May 15, 2003

    Organic Culture

    Cal State Fullertons Sol of Hip-Hop

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    July 18, 2002

    Way 2 Fonky

    DJ Quikunderexposed and loving it!