How the sons of Eazy-E and Dr. Dre plan to write the next chapter of NWA's legacy in . . . Lake Forest?!
Longtime hip-hop fans were saddened last week to hear of the passing of Bronx rapper Tim Dog. Always brash and entertaining, his cult classic 1991 album Penicillin On Wax and legendary feud with N.W.A. made him one of hip-hop's all time most memorable personas. The world was reminded of his greatnes ... More >>
With a deal with Snoop Dogg in the works, the rapper was about to hit hip-hop heaven. Now he faces decades behind bars. But is he guilty?
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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 >>
Drugs and dick jokes abound in this bro-tastic upgrade of the Reagan-era TV show
Gabriel San RomanBY GABRIEL SAN ROMANIt's been 12 incomprehensible days since the shocking news that Michael Jackson died. Since that time, the prevailing feeling was that the immensity that is the King of Pop's musical legacy hadn't been properly or adequately paid tribute to...until today.I was on ... More >>
I work with this girl. I'll call her Mandy. Two days ago, Mandy was telling me some story about a dude she went to Sizzler with. When she told him there was nothing between them, he broke down in the parking lot.Apparently, homeboy didn't have enough paper for Mandy's tastes.My co- ... More >>
Boyz N the Hood
Del, in his more bizarre days. [We didn’t have space in the paper to run this feature by Ben Westhoff, but we think it’s worth posting on Heard Mentality in advance of West Coast underground-rap luminary Del’s appearance Wed. Feb. 20 at the Vault 350.] Richmond, California emcee Del The Fu ... More >>
Jay-Z’s American Gangster Proves He Ain’t All That—and Never Was
Del tha Funky Homosapien
Special Summer Festival Edition: You are the star!
Straight outta cartoon country: Hip-hop reality starts with LD and Ariano
April 13 - April 20
Are We Done Yet?
The Most Wonderful
Is Snoop selling out or just selling?
Sound In Colors sampledelic spawn
Music saved the Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
Is Joshua Moore serving a 12-year sentence because of his taste in music?
The Up in Smoke tour means hip-hops all grown upand safe
Hed(pe) struggles with a dream deferred
The only question is whether the DA will do anything to free 17-year-old Arthur Carmona