Tag: West Coast

Contrast – Take ONe (Album)
By March 20, 2011
Contrast – Take ONe (Album)

Honestly, Sunday’s are my only day’s when I can catch up on music and get a good listen to some material. With that said, I was browsing EM when I took a listen to these two California MC’s that make up the duo Contrast. I don’t know much about the guys, but I do know […]

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Dr. Dre ft. Swizz Beatz – Chillin
By March 18, 2011
Dr. Dre ft. Swizz Beatz – Chillin

Here’s what probably is a reference track from Detox. There’s a third artist on here who lends his voice as probably a reference verse for Dre. Thanks to HypeTrak. Dr. Dre featuring Swizz Beatz – Chillin by Hypetrak

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Azad Right – A Piece of Mine (EP)
By March 17, 2011
Azad Right – A Piece of Mine (EP)

Here’s a new EP from an up & coming Iranian rapper named Azad Right from California. I encourage you to check out a few tracks below and then check out the full EP download after. Azad Right – Spiderwebs Azad Right – Love of the Game DOWNLOAD EP HERE

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By March 16, 2011
Six Reasons – Hello Goodbye (Music Video)

Here’s the new music from Watts, CA artist Six Reason, presented by SkeeTV. You can download his great new mixtape over at his site here.

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R.I.P. NATE DOGG
By March 16, 2011
R.I.P. NATE DOGG

R.I.P. Nate Dogg. Report after the jump:

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Nate Dogg R.I.P.
By March 16, 2011
Nate Dogg R.I.P.

Reporting some very sad news in the hip hop community with the passing of Nate Dogg. An integral part of the West Coast sound, with so many memorable hooks and a voice that put the LBC on the map. We are so sorry to hear this tragic news. – C.A. via the Long Beach Press […]

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Game ft. Yelawolf – Rough
By March 14, 2011
Game ft. Yelawolf – Rough

Here’s a pretty sick track from Game and Yelawolf that was released late last wk, but here’s the DL. Can’t beat that haunting instrumental right there.  Sounds unfinished as there’s no real hook to the track included on this version. Thanks to Fader Game ft. Yelawolf – Rough

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By March 11, 2011
Levi Maestro Talks with Dom Kennedy About His New Release

Levi Maestro caught up with West side Dom to talk about the release of his unexpected mixtape, The Original Dom Kennedy. Make sure to check that mixtape out here.

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Dom Kennedy – The Original Dom Kennedy [Mixtape]
By March 10, 2011
Dom Kennedy – The Original Dom Kennedy [Mixtape]

This is a huge – an relatively unexpected – drop from Dom Kennedy and probably serves as an appetizer of what’s to come with From the Westside With Love II. Dom’s one of my favorites doing it out west right now, so be sure to check this out. All original content. Check out the track […]

Posted in: Mixtape
Dom Kennedy Dropping New Mixtape TOMORROW
By March 9, 2011
Dom Kennedy Dropping New Mixtape TOMORROW

Interesting. Dom Kennedy will be dropping a brand new mixtape tomorrow called The Original Dom Kennedy, which he says is a separate project from From the Westside With Love II. Looking forward to seeing what he brings to the table. Check out our recent intv with Dom below:

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By March 8, 2011
Snoop Dogg ft. T-Pain – Boom (Music Video)

The next single off of Snoop’s upcoming Doggumentary featuring the well known sample.

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By March 4, 2011
HHU Exclusive Intv: Dom Kennedy

**Bringing this back up top. In another exclusive interview brought to you by TheHipHopUpdate (check our archive of exclusive intv’s here), our contributor Taylor catches up with one of the most promising up & coming MC’s out West, Dom Kennedy. Before performing at The Rialto in Tuscon, AZ, Dom speaks out about his once in […]

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By March 3, 2011
Blu Talks Chicago, Warner, New Class of MC’s

GWHH’s GY312 interviews Blu as he speaks on Chicago love, his relationship with his new label Warner, vulnerability in raps, and a 2011 XXL Freshman class emcee who he feels is holding it down.

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Snoop Dogg ft. T-Pain – Boom
By March 3, 2011
Snoop Dogg ft. T-Pain – Boom

Here’s the official second single from Snoop Dogg off of The Doggumentary. If clubs speed this up a bit, Snoop could have a banger on his hands. Produced by Scott Storch. Who? Yea, Scott Storch. You already know the sample: Snoop Dogg ft. T-Pain – Boom

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Snoop Dogg – Keep Going (prod. Terrace Martin)
By March 1, 2011
Snoop Dogg – Keep Going (prod. Terrace Martin)

Snoop enlists the help of the great West Coast talent Terrace Martin on his latest track he just released. This doesn’t seem to be off the upcoming album. The Doggumentary drops at the end of March. Snoop Dogg – Keep Going

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By March 1, 2011
Snoop Dogg ft Devin the Dude & Kobe Honeycutt- I Don’t Need No B [Music Video]

Pretty corny/standard video off of Snoop’s Upcoming album, Doggumentary, in stores March 29. Song is catchy, though.

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