10 Artists That Dr. Dre Put On
Dr. Dre is one of the most legendary figures in hip hop history. From his early days with the influential N.W.A. through to his most recent release Compton, the 50-year old artist has conquered multiple industries. For us, his most important contributions have been to rap music.
Xzibit Announces New Project With B-Real & Demrick
In 2013, Xzibit, B-Real, & Demrick converged to create the supergroup Serial Killers and lay down a collaborative mixtape called Serial Killers Vol. 1. Good news, the gang's getting together again for a new project called The Murder Show. Xzibit made the announcement on Instagram late last night, posting the cover art and writing, "It's been a while. #braceyourself#Halloween #2015#Welcome2theMurderShow."
Dead Broke: A Brief History Of Bankruptcy In Hip-Hop
50 Cent filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning was one of the most unexpected turn of events of the year.
Xzibit Pleads Guilty To DUI
Last November, Xzibit had the horrible luck of getting caught driving drunk home from his wedding. He wed Krista Joiner on Saturday, November 29th, and after leaving the Laguna Beach reception in the wee hours of Sunday, November 30th, he was pulled over on his way home, slapped with a DUI, and consequently spent his first night as a married man in jail. Today, he pleaded guilty to the charge of driving under the influence.
Top 5 Ridiculous Stunts From MTV's "Pimp My Ride"
Recently, we felt our childhood selves get pimp slapped back to reality with the forthcoming allegations that MTV's "Pimp My Ride" is guilty of deceiving both its viewers and contestants. The monitors on the back of each headrest rarely worked, high-tech contraptions were added just for TV, and contestant reactions were exaggerated. Indeed, some were even prepared for Xzibit's arrival at their front doors! X, MTV, and the two custom body shops--first, West Coast Customs, and, later, Galpin Auto Sports--certainly pulled some stunts on us during the six seasons they were on the air.
Former Contestants On MTV's "Pimp My Ride" Reveal How Fake The Show Was
We all know that reality TV is usually pumped up to be a bit more glamorous than things actually are IRL, and this was apparently the case with the old MTV show "Pimp My Ride," hosted by Xzibit. Although the show stopped airing in 2007, it recently returned to the news when two of the seasons' participants did a Reddit AMA. Following that up, Huffington Post investigated the authenticity of the show even further. As it turns out, not much authenticity.
Xzibit Nabs A DUI On The Way Home From His Wedding
Most people choose an exotic location for their honeymoon -- The Caribbean, Hawaii, Europe -- but for Xzibit, (at least part of) his first night as a married man was spent behind bars. After the rapper and former star of MTV's "Pimp My Ride" married Krista Joiner on Saturday, he partied at a reception until early on Sunday morning, then sped away from the Laguna Beach reception. Pulled over for going too fast, X to the Z smelled of alcohol, so the cops arrested him and slapped him with a DUI.
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.
Xzibit Criticizes USAir After Flight Attendant Reports Him To Police
While Xzibit has mainly been advancing his reality TV and acting career in the past few years, he did release Napalm last year and popped up on a Hit-Boy song quite recently.