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Jay Worthy & King Most - "Westside Party" [Video & EP]

LNDN DRGSJay Worthy delivers another quickstrike EP called “Westside Party”.

The breezy, soulful project was produced entirely by Bay Area producer/DJ King Most… 29 more words


The Beginning: Gangsta Rap Era circ. (1985-1999)

Eazy-E, or Eric Wright, Los Angeles native and man credited for helping start gangsta rap, gives an interview discussing what’s gangsta rap. He explains it gives a voice to a group rejected by society based off their skin color. 119 more words

Ice-T Starts Something New

Ice-T, or Tracy Lauren Marrow, made electro music in early 1980s. In 1986 he released, “6 In The Mornin”, the first gangsta rap record. He didn’t release more gangsta rap until later, but he does have the first song.

Eazy-E Finds The Sound

Eazy-E, pictured above is one of the creators of gangsta rap. He also started the style trend it brought about due to this already being his style before fame. 37 more words

NWA Changes The Music Industry

NWA is a group of Compton native rappers and producers such as Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, or O’Shea Jackson, who erupted onto the gangsta rap scene in the late 1980s. 80 more words

2Pac Uses His Impact To Spark A Revolution

2Pac, or Tupac Shakur, pictured above, another Compton rapper who blew up onto the gangsta rap scene. Emphasizing the jarring reality of being black in todays society, Tupac’s gangsta rap told a story and always went beyond the music. 77 more words