Snoop Dogg Announces "Puff Puff Pass Tour Part 2"
If you're in need of seeing some West Coast OGs live in action, then Snoop Dogg has put together a tour for you. The Doggystyle MC has announced a "Puff Puff Pass Tour Part 2," following up the first tour in 2001, which later received its own documentary of the same name in 2004. For the second part of this tour, which is arriving over a decade later, Snoop rounds up Warren G, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Tha Dogg Pound and DJ Quik for a 10-city tour. The tour kicks off on December 5th and runs until December 15th, so it's a quick one.
Rick Ross, Cam'ron, 21 Savage To Headline A3C 2016
A3C Festival and Conference has just announced the lineup for its 12th year. Headlining acts include Rick Ross, 21 Savage, Bone Thugs N' Harmony, YFN Lucci, Bun B, Cam'ron, Young Dolph, Royce 5’9”, Redman, Too Short, Mystikal, Zaytoven, Bun B. 1000+ artists and 75+ shows. God damn! But wait, there's more: the festival will host "dozens of panels, workshops, meetups, mentor sessions, podcasts, interviews and screenings" with everyone from Master P to distinguished hip hop photographer Jonathan Mannion.
Krayzie Bone Reveals He Has An Autoimmune Disease
Krayzie Bone, one of the founding members of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and proud owner of two Grammy awards, is currently on tour in Canada. However, he had to cut his tour short due to illness, and announced that he “will be back to make those dates up soon.” He didn’t say what illness, but just told TMZ that he is battling sarcoidosis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in cells throughout the body.
#TBT: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Early Singles
Last month we revisited Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's classic album E. 1999 Eternal as a part of our Classic Rotation series. Today we're giving the Cleveland rap group some more love for a throwback Thursday. The five piece group has seen somewhat of a resurgence in recent years, partially due to the influence they had on the A$AP Mob's style, and also a twenty year anniversary of the aforementioned classic LP.
Classic Rotation: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony "E. 1999 Eternal"
It starts with a haunting introduction. A demonic voice takes the mic, paving the way for a revolutionary new sound in rap. Bizzy Bone’s verse kicks in. It’s melodic, but it’s most definitely a rap. It’s quite really unlike anything else out there at the time.
Review: Dizzy Wright's "The Growing Process"
On Dizzy Wright's second studio album The Growing Process, the 24-year old rapper makes an attempt at honing in his focus as an artist by establishing a moral constitution for his music to adhere to until further notice. For the most part, this is goal is met by the young upstart. While some tracks fall flat, there are definite instances in which Wright is able to spread his personal gospel in a digestible fashion.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Announce "Get Loud" Tour With AD
Next year, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their landmark album E. 1999 Eternal, but first, they're going on tour this fall with Compton's AD. Check out the dates below, the poster in the gallery above, and buy tickets here.
Krayzie And Bizzy Bone Will Be On J. Cole's New Album
Although he recently shared a track that responded to the Michael Brown shooting, J. Cole hasn't given us any details about his follow-up to last year's Born Sinner. The first bit of information we've gotten about that upcoming album comes from Steve Lobel, manager of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, who just revealed that Krayzie and Bizzy Bone will be on Cole's next project.
Dizzy Wright To Release Collaborative Project With Logic
Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright might be fresh off of a joint project with Bishop Nehru, but it seems the emcee shows no sign of slowing down. Stopping in with Bootleg Kev and Tampa, Florida's 94.1, the rapper has announced yet another collaborative project he's working on; this time with Maryland emcee Logic.
Bone Thugs To Record Final Studio Album, One Copy To Be Printed
Apparently RZA is still the trendsetter today that he was back in the early 90s. Just a few months after the Wu recorded and pressed one copy of their new studio album (reportedly bid upon for $5 million), all five members of Cleveland's Bone Thugs N Harmony have decided to follow suit.
Layzie Bone Announces Departure From Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Layzie Bone will no longer be an official Bone Thug come time. Layzie recently announced that he will no longer work with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony after fulfilling his upcoming obligations. Stressing that he wants to concentrate on a solo project, Layzie provided a statement in a letter to fans released through social media. It read:
Dizzy Wright Recalls When His Mom Wrote His Rhymes & Time Spent Homeless
Dizzy Wright just released his Golden Age mixtape, and the dense 22-track affair has already garnered a fair amount of praise from fans. In recent interview, the Funk Volume rapper got into his early beginnings in hip hop, which began with his mother and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, as well as his early experiences being homeless.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Sign To eOne Entertainment
Bone Thugs have been through their share of labels in their long careers, Ruthless, Interscope and Warner Bros. among them. The group who most recently showed up on A$AP Ferg's "Lord" have now finalized a deal with New York's eOne Entertainment.
West Coast Fest Tour Line-Up Features E-40, Dogg Pound, Warren G & More
Today the artists were announced for the West Coast Fest Tour, and it's an OG affair. E-40, DJ Quik, Mack 10, Dogg Pound, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Warren G, Suga Free and Baby Bash have all been tapped for the upcoming tour. The West Coast Fest Tour kicks off on June 28th in Fresno, CA and after several dates through out July, the tour wraps up on September 21st in Indio, CA. Peep the flyer with the stops in the gallery above.
Layzie Bone Arrested, Released On Bail
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Layzie Bone had a run-in with the cops this morning that quickly escalated to his arrest. According to TMZ the rapper "encountered" police at a hotel, and was found to have two outstanding warrants for traffic violations when his name was run through the system.
Kurupt Announces Dogg Pound & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Collaborative Album
Kurupt was recently in the headlines when he recalled a battle he and Snoop had back in his Death Row days.