Does anyone really know when Detox is supposed to be released? According to Interscope president Jimmy Iovine, things are still tentative, allowing Dr. Dre the time he desires to fine-tune his tracks. However, Billboard did report that Nas would be making an appearance on Detox, among the many other A-list rappers slated to lay down verses. Stay tuned as we patiently wait for Detox to drop.
In light of the succes of the Notorious soundtrack and movie, a question has reappeared in my mind. Rap in the 90′s was obviously at its peak. Things were great. Creativity was at a maximum and everybody was making money. New York and Cali were on top of the world and everything was great. But the killing of both of the game’s frontrunners changed everything for the worse.
Since the deaths of BIG and Pac, both of their former labels have basically gone bellyup. Their crews are non-existant. WTF happened to Lil’ Cease and Lil’ Kim? WTF happened to the Outlawz and all them? In recent interviews, Diddy admitted that since BIG’s death, he hasn’t looked at music the same. He said …
Los Angeles was grooving to the beat of many different drummers Saturday. The Guitar Center Drum Off Championships brought out hundreds of young hopefuls, six finalists and a slew of celebrity judges.
The Henry Fonda was filled with all ages eager to hit the skins, including some barely old enough to read…
Luckily there were free drum kits set up all over the lobby for anyone wishing to take their metered aggression out in a musical manner.
I played drums briefly when I was twelve. Somehow, I was put behind the kit in music class and then graduated to stage band as a chick drummer. Of course, that lasted only a few weeks until my …
The Los Angeles County Coroners office has released the report on Andre Young Jr., son of Dr. Dre. The report states that Young died of a drug overdose cause by a lethal mixture of heroine and mophine.