Emcee, Media, New Music

Jam On It: Snoop Dogg – I’m From Long Beach

“If you wanna find me, come to Long Beach. 213 is where I be, I’m from Long Beach,” chants the infectious chorus. 2015 is ending on a strong note thanks to this new track from Snoop Dogg. This new joint from The Doggfather is definitely heavy on that signature West Coast feel good vibe, the […]

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Emcee, Video

Peep This: Hip-Hop History Orchestrated By Poland’s JIMEK

Just like any youthful endeavor, when hip-hop was first gaining its bearings in the 1970s and 1980s, higher authorities questioned its staying power. Fast-forward a couple decades and the mere idea is laughable. Expanding beyond its music into a culture, hip-hop has transcended into every bit of our everyday lives both within and outside of […]

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Lifestyle

A Look Inside Pharrell’s New $7M L.A. House

It’s no secret that Pharrell spends most of his time in L.A. when his T.V. show and music collaborations all take place in the city of dreams and Kardashians. A celebrity with his status definitely needs no reason to splurge on the finer things in life. So a recent purchase of a $7.14 million house […]

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Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Raekwon ft. Snoop Dogg – “1, 2, 1, 2”

Raekwon’s highly anticipated sixth studio album, “Fly International Luxurious Art,” is set to drop at the end of April. With the release of the single, “1, 2, 1, 2,” the nostalgia for the golden age of hip-hop is heightened tenfold. Partnering with West Coast OG Snoop Dogg, The Chef retains his infamous gruff while Snoop […]

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DJ, Emcee, Media

The Friday Five

I don’t know about you, but that new Snoop joint with Uncle Charlie Wilson and produced by Pharrell is drippin’ with all kinds of feel good vibes. Perfect way to kick off the weekend, I’d say. But hey, if you’re on the other end of the spectrum, there’s also some Post Malone – “White Iverson” […]

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Events

RECAP: Levi’s X Snoop Dogg Grammy Party

Two classics in their own right, Levi’s and Snoop Dogg, got together for a Grammy bash that attracted some of the industry’s most talented. Stopping by to put on for the crowd were Skrillex, Diplo, Pharrell, Miguel and more. Hit the jump for some of the shots we took at Snoop’s and Levi’s fly function.

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Events, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle

RECAP: Happy Socks x Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg and Happy Socks presented their 2014 Holiday Campaign showcasing entertainment icon Snoop Dogg’s exploration into a new artistic medium called “The Art of Inspiration”. The event took place at Austere, a Scandinavian space for innovation and design in Downtown Los Angeles. Attendees enjoyed a live set by DJ Snoopadelic, Happy Socks gifts and […]

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Emcee, Events

Calling All Bedroom Battle MCs: Uncle Snoop Wants You

Amid all these new rappers making their way to hip-hop’s surface, one question does remain — does anyone even battle rap anymore? At least, outside of parking lot cypher circles and bored drunken nights at home, any semblance of on-the-regular freetyling — let alone battle rap — can only be heard on Sway in the […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Media

Abramorama to Release Martin Shore’s TAKE ME TO THE RIVER on Sept. 12.

Abramorama, Richard Abramowitz’s distribution company, announced earlier this July that it has joined with Social Capital Films to acquire the theatrical rights to Martin Shore’s award-winning music documentary, TAKE ME TO THE RIVER. The documentary celebrates the inter-generational and interracial musical influence of Memphis with social interruptions of discrimination and segregation.  Narrated by Terrence Howard, […]

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Events, Media

RECAP: BET Experience 2014

  With the BET Awards being recently held in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles for another year, so came another edition of the fan-fest that was the BET Experience 2014.  Boasting a lineup of activities that showcased the tons of talent that were in town for the awards, the Experience was an all-senses affair […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Video

Trill Grill: Hip-Hop’s Best BBQ Music Videos

  Happy Birthday ‘Murrica. If your overzealous patriotism and nationalistic overkill is waning from the end of the USMNT’s run at the World Cup, there’s no need for it to cease just yet — Fourth of July lands on a Friday, y’all. Faithful to our patriotic tradition, operation #turnup is on an all-time high for […]

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Emcee, Events, Media

RECAP: UCLA JazzReggae Festival 2014 – Jam Day

Right after UCSD’s Sun God, the UCLA JazzReggae Festival hosts some of the best line-ups within university events, and the 35th edition falling on Memorial Day followed true to form. Headlined by The Internet, Aloe Blacc (who coincidentally went to school across the freeway) and LA doggfather Snoop Dogg, the first half of the festival […]

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