#TBT: Nate Dogg Originals
Last month we took a look at Nate Dogg's dopest features, but the late legend put out some incredible work of his own too. We felt it was only right to take a look at 10 originals Nate Dogg put out, including ones released by 213, his group with Snoop Dogg and Warren G.
Hype Williams' 10 Dopest Old School Music Videos
Hype Williams may have only directed four videos in 2014, but that doesn't mean we can't all remember a time when every dope hip-hop video seemed to have Hype's fingerprints on it. Countless legendary MCs collaborated with Hype Williams, including the likes of Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Busta Rhymes and A Tribe Called Quest, and also R&B stars like Blackstreet, Aaliyah, Usher and Mary J. Blige. He is definitely the most prolific video director in the hip-hop world.
iLoveMakonnen Has Some Huge Features Planned For His Debut Album
Last year was iLoveMakonnen's breakout year, earning him a Grammy nomination for the Drake version of "Tuesday." On the red carpet, he's asked about his debut album, which he says should come out in June or July. If what he said holds true, Makonnen definitely won't go down as a one-hit wonder.
Snoop Dogg Mistakenly Begs Adidas For A Pair Of Ewings
Sometimes you're just too lit to be able to distinguish between brands, even when one of them is a company that endorses you. Snoop Dogg, who is endorsed by Adidas, ran into this issue last night when he took to instagram to ask the Three Stripes for a pair of kicks that weren't Adidas' at all. The sneakers in question, and the ones that Snoop seeks, are the 'All Star' Ewing 33 Hi which should be releasing sometime next week during the NBA's All Star weekend.
BET Experience Announces Headliners Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg & Ice Cube
The annual BET Experience may still be several months away, but today BET has revealed a few of the performers you can expect to see during the three-day event. Taking to twitter, BET announced that Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube are among the rap performers, while Kevin Hart will also be gracing the BET Experience. The event goes down June 25-27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Kevin Hart will be on stage the Thursday, June 25, while Nicki will be on Friday June 26th, and Snoop and Cube will close out the show on Saturday June 27th.
Kendrick Lamar & Snoop Dogg Are In The Studio Together
Snoop Dogg seems to be a pretty busy man, but it hasn't stopped him from keeping his Instagram insanely up-to-date. The sea of memes that is his account sometimes means missing some important posts, including one photo of the Doggfather and Kendrick Lamar in the studio a couple days ago.The caption for the pic was simply "Work!! K. Dot", which doesn't reveal all that much, other than we should be expeting a collaboration from the two west coast talents in the near future. The question is, wil the song land on Kendrick's upcoming project, or Uncle Snoop's?
#TBT: Nate Dogg Features
Nate Dogg left an incredible body of work before his time came to an end. He crushed it on his solo projects, alongside 213, and also on dozens and dozens of legendary features. The latter of which is what we're focusing on today. We wanted to take a look at 10 of Nate Dogg's rawest features. He's ran with the obvious likes of Eminem, Fabolous, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, but also with E-40, Shaquille O'Neal, Mos Def and Mobb Deep. He's a fascinating artist to get in to because he roots go back deep to the early 90s when he was doing his part in pioneering the g-funk sound.
Snoop Dogg Announces New Album "Bush"
Back in September, we found out that Pharrell would be producing Snoop Dogg’s entire next album, and now we have a title for that project.
Jay Z Argues Hip Hop's Positive Impact On Race Relations For Oprah's "Master Class"
Whether you acknowledge it or not, Jay Z has made a point of addressing race issues in his music, with his more recent work looking at black affluence, and the problems that persist through wealth and class. In a new piece for Oprah's "Master Class" project, Hov argues that hip hop has improved race relations in a way that almost no other figure or artform.
Top 10 Best Holiday Raps
We're a day away from Christmas, which means you have been subjected to the same five Christmas songs for the last 90 days. Mariah is a national treasure, but if we have to hear "All I Want For Christmas Is You" again, we'll go to her Bel Air home and drop off all the dogs that have spent the last two decades panicking to Daydream. We know that some of you are with us.
Snoop Dogg & His Son To Star In New ESPN Reality Series
Snoop Dogg is no stranger to reality television. After a couple years on Fatherhood & other various appearances on random shows, Uncle Snoop is getting back to the small screen.
Classic Rotation: Dr. Dre's "2001"
It was 15 years ago today that Dr. Dre released 2001, his 20-track, star-studded, cinematic LP. “It's a movie, with different varieties of situations. So you've got buildups, touching moments, aggressive moments…It's got everything that a movie needs,” Dre said of the album.
Snoop Dogg To Recruit West Coast's Finest For "Los Angeles Vs. Everybody"
Earlier this week, Eminem had the internet going nuts when he released his hometown anthem, “Detroit Vs Everybody” featuring fellow D-town artists Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Royce Da 5’9”, and Trick Trick.
Snoop Dogg & 50 Cent Post Meme Poking Fun At Wiz Khalifa's Purple Hair
It seems it doesn't matter whose expense it may be at, if Snoop finds an image funny, it's going on his Instagram. Snoop infamously caught some flak when he posted an image making fun of Iggy Azalea's looks, and now he's shared one taking aim at Wiz Khalifa's colorful new hairdo -- though this time it seems a little more light-hearted.
Iggy Azalea Addresses "White Chicks" Comparisons With Her Halloween Costume
When Iggy Azalea truly began to pop off earlier this year with some bonafide radio hits, she also began to face harsher criticism from hip-hop fans. Some of this was music based, but more often, people attacked Azalea's appearance.
T.I. On Snoop Dogg's Apology To Iggy Azalea: “I Didn’t Make Snoop Do Anything”
T.I. is becoming known as much for diffusing tense situations as he is for his musical output. Tip has done everything from talk down a jumper, to making peace between Rick Ross and Jeezy over the last couple of years, but his most recent crusade was on behalf of his friend and frequent collaborator, Iggy Azalea.
Hip-Hop & Social Media: Snoop Vs. Iggy Edition
As social media become more ubiquitous than ever in our interpersonal networks, interactions between celebrities become fodder for our inner voyeuristic tendencies; from the live-tweeting of births to trivial jabs at peers, exchanges posted online manage to garner global audiences, sometimes bringing forth meaningful conversations about societal behaviors that otherwise would be left unspoken.
Snoop Dogg's New Album To Be Released Through Pharrell's I Am Other Label
Snoop Dogg caused a bit of a controversy this week, when he randomly targeted Iggy Azalea in a series of social media posts, beginning with some memes, before escalating to threats and name-calling. Snoop has since apologized for his behavior, and conveniently enough, more news about his upcoming album has followed the high profile story.
Snoop Dogg Continues Posting Iggy Azalea Memes, Iggy Rants On Twitter Again [Update: Snoop Apologizes]
Yesterday we saw Snoop Dogg go full force on the Iggy Azalea slander, following one meme which struck Iggy the wrong way. Snoop initially posted a meme of Iggy "without makeup", which led the Australia native to go on a mini-Twitter rant about how Snoop was basically acting two-faced, because in person they seemed to get along well.
Snoop Dogg Posts Iggy Azalea Meme, Iggy Gets Angry On Twitter [Update: Snoop Responds With More Memes]
As we learned over the weekend, Iggy Azalea is not to be trifled with, unless you want to invoke her rage. The Australian rapper, who's never been shy about responding to disses, just lashed out at Snoop Dogg on twitter for posting a disparaging meme about her on Instagram.