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Mack 10 – Foe Life (Music Video)

                      During the mid-’90s, when West Coast rap reigned supreme, Mack 10 emerged as a close associate of Ice Cube and enjoyed several years of considerable commercial success before his popularity faded toward the end of the decade. The Los Angeles-area rapper’s greatest success came […]

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Snoop Dogg – Head Doctor (Music Video) (X Rated)

Dead Man Walkin’ Compilation album by Snoop Dogg Released October 31, 2000 Recorded 1993-1996 Genre West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap,G-Funk Length 57:21 Label Death Row Producer Various Snoop Dogg compilation chronology Smokefest Underground (1998) Dead Man Walkin’ (2000) The Wash (2001) Dead Man Walkin’ is an album released by Death Row Records in 2000, composed of archived Snoop Dogg recordings but was not […]

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The D.O.C. – It’s Funky Enough (Music Video)

  “It’s Funky Enough” was the first single by American rapper, The D.O.C., from his 1989 debut album, No One Can Do It Better. Background The song was produced by Dr. Dre and samples “Misdemeanor” by Foster Sylvers. The song has appeared on many video games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, True Crime: Streets of LA andMadden 2005. Its line “Y’all ready for […]

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Tha Dogg Pound featuring Snoop Dogg – What Would You Do? (Music Video)

Tha Dogg Pound is a rap group made up of Daz Dillinger and Kurupt. They were signed to Death Row Records in their early careers and were key to the label’s success. The group made their 1992 rap debut on Dr. Dre‘s The Chronic, on various songs. They also appeared on Snoop Dogg‘s debut album Doggystyle, and the Death Row soundtracks Murder Was The Case and Above The […]

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Bone Thugs N Harmony – East 1999 (Music Video)

“East 1999” is Bone Thugs-n-Harmony‘s fourth single released in 1995 from their album E. 1999 Eternal. The video showed dark themes, and has several mystic suggestions. Track listings Official version “East 1999” (LP Version) (4:21) “East 1999” (U-Neek’s Last Dayz Remix) (4:26) “Buddah Lovaz” (LP Version) (5:43) Verse 1 – Layzie Bone Verse 2 – Krayzie Bone Verse 3 – Bizzy Bone Verse 4 […]

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Devin The Dude featuring The Coughee Brothaz – We Get High (UnCut) (Music Video)

Devin Copeland (born June 4, 1970), better known by his stage name, Devin the Dude, is a Houston hip hop rapper. He is best known for his unique rapping style, his long career signed to Rap-A-Lot Records, and his 2002 song, “Lacville ’79”. Early life Devin Copeland was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 4, 1970 and moved to Tennessee while in the fourth […]

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South Central Cartel – Ya Getz Clowned (Music Videos)

‘N Gatz We Truss is the second studio album by American rap group South Central Cartel. It was released May 10, 1994 on South Central Cartel’s G.W.K. Records and distributed by Def Jam Recordings.   The album was produced by DJ Gripp, DJ Kaos, Havikk, L.V. and Prodeje. It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 32 on the Billboard 200.[2] One single, “Gang […]

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South Central Cartel – Gang Stories (Music Video)

  ‘N Gatz We Truss is the second studio album by American rap group South Central Cartel. It was released May 10, 1994 on South Central Cartel’s G.W.K. Records and distributed by Def Jam Recordings.   The album was produced by DJ Gripp, DJ Kaos, Havikk, L.V. and Prodeje. It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 32 on the Billboard 200.[2] One single, […]

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South Central Cartel – It’s an SCC Thang (Music Video)

South Central Cartel is a Los Angeles-based gangsta rap group. Some of their popular songs include “U Gotta Deal Wit Dis”, “Pops Was a Rolla”, “Ya Getz Clowned”, “Gang Stories”, “Servin ‘Em Heat”, “Knocc on Wood” (Remix), and “All Day Everyday” & “Eastside-Westside” & “It’s an S.C.C Thang” . Biography As one of the original early-’90s West Coast gangsta collectives to […]

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Too $hort – In The Trunk (Music Video) (UnCut)

This seventh studio album by Too Short, Shorty the Pimp, was released in 1992. Five songs were produced by Ant Banks, four by Too Short himself and one song by D’wayne Wiggins. The album title is from the 1973 blaxploitation film of the same name, featuring a character of that name. The first track samples the theme song of the film; the soundtrack […]

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Run DMC featuring Stephan Jenkins – Rock Show (Music Video)

  Run–D.M.C. was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam-Master Jay” Mizell. The group is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential acts in the history of hip hop culture. Run–D.M.C. were one of the most well-known hip hop acts in the 1980s who, along with LL Cool […]

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Gang Starr – Skillz (Music Video)

Gang Starr was an East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of the late MC Guru and DJ/producer DJ Premier. Their style combined elements of New York swing jazz and hip hop. Background The group was founded by Freak in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985 (then known as Keithy E. The Guru) and DJ 1,2 B-Down […]

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MC Breed featuring 2Pac – I Gotta Get Mine (Music Video)

    Eric Breed (June 12, 1971 – November 22, 2008), better known as MC Breed, was an American rapper best known for his singles “Ain’t No Future in Yo Frontin”, which peaked at #66 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Gotta Get Mine”, featuring 2Pac, that made it to #6 on the Hot Rap Singles Born in Flint, Michigan, Breed is also […]

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415 – Lifestyle As A Gangsta (Music Video)

415 was an American hip hop group that formed in Oakland, California in 1988. The group was composed of rappers Richie Rich and D-Loc, and producers DJ Daryl and J.E.D. 1988–1991: 41Fivin and Nu Niggaz on Tha Blokkk The group takes its name from the telephone area code 415, which originally served San Francisco and […]

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Slick Rick – Sittin In My Car (Music Video)

“Sittin’ in My Car” was the second single released from Slick Rick’s third album, Behind Bars. It was released on February 14, 1995 and was produced by Vance Wright, with a remix done by Jermaine Dupri and beatboxing done by Doug E. Fresh. The single managed to make it to #56 on the Hot R&B […]

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