Events: Str8 West Coastin' w/ MekDot, Still Life, & Chief Boima

As some of you may know, I left the warm and comfortable confines of Southern California for the fast-paced, schizophrenic nature New York a few years ago. Needless to say, not too many songs I grew up listening to while living in Long Beach get much airtime here, save for the occasional Dr. Dre-related song

Eleven, Dopeshoes, & Still Life - Str8 West Coastin' (Podcast)

So as some of you may know, I left the warm confines of Southern California for New York a few years ago. Needless to say, not too many songs I grew up listening to while running throughout Long Beach get airtime here, save for the occasional Dr. Dre-related song during a mix. Fortunately, I found

(2)Deep: Rappin' 4 Tay - I'll Be Around

A nostalgic heater from the Fillmore representer, sampling the ever omnipotent I'll Be Around by The Spinners. Yo, remember this shit? DOWNLOAD: Rappin' 4 Tay - I'll Be Around | Mediafire

September 7th - Western Hospitality 13 (Mixtape)

I wasn't lying when I said, I'm taking it out West! Let's end it with the return of September 7th's Western Hospitality series! Number 13 is hosted by Jay Rock & K-Dot. And in typical Sept7th fashion... it's laced with new music from the best coast. The tape features the likes of Jay Rock, Roccett,

Rick Ross & Daz Dillinger Reminisce on the West Coast (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhsrx0yTI_E] Speaking of folks that don't care for DJ Vlad, DJ Smallz chops it up with Rick Ross, Daz & the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League about the West Coast (the best coast if you didn't know). Serious question though... how can someone honestly work talk be within 30 feet of this shirtless D-cup? Titties all hanging out

K-Salaam & Blu Talk About The Resurgence of West Coast Hip Hop (Video)

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.783124&w=425&h=350&fv=xmlfeed%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.ihiphop.com%2FTVPlayer%2Fvideo_xml.hhc%3FofficialMiniVideoId%3D3059] K-Salaam catches up with Blu to talk about the latest wave of new artists hailing from the West Coast. Let's bring it to the dopehouse though... who do ya'll think is holding it down for the left coast? *cough* Crooked I *cough* Blu *cough*

Ya Boy - What's My Name

I'm about half way through listening to Kush 2009 (which you can cop through his MySpace) and I have to say it's dope! Ya Boy is that dude. To encourage ya'll to support I figure I'll drop another track off the tape. Shouts to HIND. DOWNLOAD: Ya Boy - What's My Name

The Game vs Snoop Dogg (Video)

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.773473&w=425&h=350&fv=v%3DiTrGQJ1IQXhgal2Z%26autoplay%3D0%26ccolor%3D] In a celebrity basketball game that took place at Jayceon's former high school, Compton High, that is. SIDEBAR: I'd take both these foggies to task on a hoop court. That goes out to you as well Sha (minus the foggie) haha.

Mykestro - Pop Champagne Freestyle

Mykestro goes in (auto-tune less) over Jenny Jones' Ron Browz' Pop Champagne. Whenever I ask Crooked I about artists to check for, etc... Myke comes up everytime. Keep an eye our for him. What up Mickey!? DOWNLOAD: Mykestro - Pop Champagne Freestyle