Andre 3000 Opens Up On What Inspired Him Musically (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) ATLANTA, GA — On an episode of Broken Record hosted by legendary music producer Rick Ruben, as he exchanged ideas and conversation with iconic Outkast member Andre3000 (born Andre Benjamin) on his early beginnings, his influences, critiques and more. “Tribe [Called Quest], Dogg Pound, Snoop [Dogg] and them, when you’re at that point of discovery as a kid and these new … Continue reading Andre 3000 Opens Up On What Inspired Him Musically (VIDEO)

D Smoke Drops New Video “Gaspar Yanga”

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) INGLEWOOD, CA — On Tuesday morning, music artist D Smoke released his new video “Gaspar Yanga” featuring legendary artist Snoop Dogg. The Inglewood native and emcee continues to elevate his career, with paying homage to the city that raised him with great visuals and sharp bars that make this track outstanding. His highly anticipated debut “Black Habits” on Woodworks Records/ EMPIRE … Continue reading D Smoke Drops New Video “Gaspar Yanga”

Daz Dillinger Calls Out Producers For Beat Battle (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LONG BEACH, CA — Legendary producer Daz Dillinger from Tha Dogg Pound issued a challenge to two top notch producers in the industry on Thursday morning via his Instagram. Daz issued a challenge to producer Scott Storch and Grammy award winning producer Timbaland in a 20-song beat battle. During the current CoronaVirus pandemic, beat battles across Instagram Live has grown very … Continue reading Daz Dillinger Calls Out Producers For Beat Battle (VIDEO)

Dr. Dre’s The Chronic Goes To Congress (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES — Wednesday morning the Library of Congress announced Dr. Dre’s 1992 classic “The Chronic” would be among the newest batch of records to be introduced. The Chronic served as Dr. Dre’s newly found solo career as well as launching the careers of Snoop Doggy Dogg, Nate Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound, Lady of Rage, The DOC, and several others along … Continue reading Dr. Dre’s The Chronic Goes To Congress (VIDEO)

2Pac – All Eyez On Me Album Turns 24 (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES – 24 years ago a masterpiece that would forever change the landscape of hip hop music was birthed from the creative and intelligent mind of Tupac Shakur (aka 2Pac), February 13, 1996 the world got to listen to rap’s first double CD “All Eyez On Me” from his new label Death Row Records. 2Pac was incarcerated for approximately 11 … Continue reading 2Pac – All Eyez On Me Album Turns 24 (VIDEO)

Grammy Winner Jay Rock Hits The Court For Clippers Halftime (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES – Grammy Award winning TDE (Top Dawg Entertainment) artist Jay Rock performed for the thousands in attendance at the Clippers verses Warriors game on Friday night at Staples Center. Jay Rock performed his hits “King’s Dead” and his Grammy award winning hit “WIN“. First appearance of 2020 for Jay Rock, as TDE celebrated their sixth annual Christmas Concert in … Continue reading Grammy Winner Jay Rock Hits The Court For Clippers Halftime (VIDEO)

TDE Brings Another Great Christmas To Watts (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) WATTS, CA – TDE (Top Dawg Entertainment) home to Grammy Award winning artist and founder Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith made sure he gave the community he came from a great holiday season for hundreds of families. Over 10,000 people formed a line down several blocks waiting to get in to the concert venue inside the Nickerson Garden Projects, to see some … Continue reading TDE Brings Another Great Christmas To Watts (VIDEO)

Diddy 50th Star-Studded Party Showed He Can’t Stop Wont Stop (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES – An epic event of the year where many gathered at an estate hidden in the hills of Bel-Air for mogul Sean “Puffy” Combs 50th birthday party celebration on Saturday night. The festive and elegant event included many stars that included Snoop Dogg and wife Shante Broadus, Cardi B., Migos, Pharell, Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beats, Naomi Campbell, Meek Mill, … Continue reading Diddy 50th Star-Studded Party Showed He Can’t Stop Wont Stop (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg Ready For I Wanna Thank Me Tour (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES – Music artist, entrepreneur and legend Snoop Dogg announced on Wednesday afternoon at his ‘The Compound’ that he’ll begin his 26-city “I Wanna Thank Me” Tour on Dec 2 in San Francisco with Bobby Dee Presents. The Tour will feature RJMrLA and the G-Funk legend Warren G, along with OT Genasis and Trae Tha Truth on select dates. For … Continue reading Snoop Dogg Ready For I Wanna Thank Me Tour (VIDEO)

Tha Dogg Pound Prepared the Ultimate Meal For Hip-Hop: Dogg Food 25

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA / @NitefallMedia) SANTA ANA, CA — On a breezy Saturday evening, the stage was set, Orange County was the place, however 25 years ago — Delmar “Daz” Arnaud and Ricardo “Kurupt” Brown recorded a classic that not only impacted music but changed the trajectory of hip hop forever when they released “Dogg Food”. Not only would Daz Dillinger and Kurupt perform … Continue reading Tha Dogg Pound Prepared the Ultimate Meal For Hip-Hop: Dogg Food 25