Ice Cube & Hank Shocklee Talk Making ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’

shockwebpic_amerikkkasmost25anniversaryIce Cube’s album ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ just celebrated it’s 25th anniversary and Complex published an interview with Ice Cube and our own Hank Shocklee discussing the making of the album and its 25-Year Legacy. They talk about the recording process, keeping the west coast bounce, the similarities between N.W.A and Public Enemy and the albums importance then and now.

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Pure Filth Sound: Crucial Beats & Bass Mix + New Album Announcement

A familiar face around the LA bass scene, Sam XL has been pushing electronic dance music in all forms throughout Southern California, always underground, always independent and always cutting edge beats.

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RIP Nate Dogg + Tribute Mix from DJ Steve1der

West coast hip hop veteran Nate Dogg passed away yesterday March 15, 2011 from health complications due to a couple of strokes he suffered over the last few years that had left him partially paralyzed.

Best known for his collaborations with artists like Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Mos Def, Ludacris, etc. he will forever be cemented in musical history. Nate also released 3 albums of his own; G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 [1998, Death Row Records], Music and Me [2001, Elektra] and Nate Dogg [2003, Aeg Digital].

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