No one can deny the impact 2pac had on the South, and it is confirmed in the many mixes that DJ Screw released containing some of 2pac's best work. Today 2pac would of been 42 years old and we still celebrate his music to this day. DJ Screw really gave 2pac a new sound through his classic Grey Tapes and we honor the memory of two of the most important figures in rap, 2Pac Shakur and DJ Screw.
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In the early 90's I was listening to Hip Hop that was on the radio, like most kids my age. My brother and cousin had tapes (cassete tapes for you young fuckers that don't know) from Pharcyde, De La, and Tribe, etc.. One day my Mom came hope with a box of tapes (refer to previous fucker comment) that she had gotten Read more [...]
My first time to perform at Toc Bar was part of SPC-2G's (South Park Coalition 2nd Generation) first time being on the same bill together.. There were faces I had already known for a while from shows and clubs through the years.. There were also a lot of new faces and artists that I had not met before.. Some of them had heard of me (I have no idea how, lol) and some had Read more [...]
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DOKOLA / WITCH DOKTA
I can't say that I personally know this man.. What I can say is my brother in arms KO does, and so do a lot of artists I have worked with thru the years.. His talent, heart, passion, and strength resonate enough to where I couldn't help but ask him for an interview.. He will also be performing at my B-Day Party at Toc Bar on June 21st!!
If you don't know, now you will..
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As I was scrolling down Facebook this morning, I saw a great post about Scarface, that Chris Rock had said.
"Everything Biggie did, everything 'Pac did, everything Jay-Z does was originally done on the first Scarface album. Biggie kills himself at the end of his first record; well, Scarface did it three years earlier. He was the first guy to do his rhymes in the first person about robbing people and drug dealing; he was the first guy to really talk about being depressed and being institutionalized, Read more [...]
I'm interviewing an up and comer tonight, that I've known for a while..
I met him 7 years ago.. And he was always in trouble..
Problem was, he was only in trouble for trying to stay out of trouble..
It was like, no matter what he did, shit always happened.. There were a few things I knew about this c, the first time we chilled.. He's a loyal friend, he tries to be a good man, and he could rap his ass off.. Well after finally handling all the shit, and trying to stay in a steady home.. He has Read more [...]
I got to chop it up with an artist that I jammed all the time when I was a teenager! An artist that you should already know. If you don't, it's ok. You will soon enough!!
Pancho V - CEO of Salty Water Records. And formerly of the duo, 'Lifestyl', who had Radio Hits with 'Million Dollar Stars', 'Nasty Girl', and 'One In A Million', IS BACK!! He was out of the game for NINE YEARS, but you'd never know that he missed a day! An expanding team, multiple videos, and his 1st Official Mixtape 'Redemption-Da Read more [...]