DJ Quik

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Richie Rich's Top 5 Collabs: Rick James, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, E-40, Too $hort

    ​Richie Rich's credentials as a Bay Area rap pioneer are surpassed by perhaps only Too $hort. When Rich hit the scene back in the late-'80s as a member of the Oakland-based quintet 415, they scored big with the regional classic "41Fivin." Since then, he's journeyed a career arc that's taken in a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Salva

    ​DJ Salva is such a busy dude he had to invent multiple pseudonyms just to keep track of the music he's producing. The Chicago native runs the Frite Nite label, helping folks in the experimental hiphop and bass-heavy dance genres get their tunes licensed, and that's when he's not DJing or crafting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    DJ Quik's Diva-Like Behavior

    EKAphotographyDivalicious? DJ Quik Is "Amerika's Most Complete Artist" also a complete diva? Last night's Ruby Skye show --featuring Quik, Kurupt, the Kev Choice Ensemble, and Trackademicks--was, from the look of things, a wholly entertaining concert, featuring not one but two live bands, two class ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    DJ Matt Africa Posts Free DJ Quik Mix

    Aye Jay! DJ Matt Africa has just posted a free downloadable tribute to "Amerika's Most Complete Artist," DJ Quik. The mix is here, and accompanying "liner notes" can be found on Africa's blog, I Wish You Would.  It's always interesting to hear DJs pay tribute to their favorite artists, and e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    Snoop Dogg Parties with Too $hort on New Album

    Snoop Dogg is king of the castle once again ever since his smooth throwback "Sensual Seduction" won everybody over. The D-O-Dizouble-Gizee promises even more surprises on his new album, Ego Trippin', including a guest shot from your boy Too $hort. Listen to Snoop's latest single with $hort Dog, "Lif ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2006
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    February 15, 2006
  • Music

    November 9, 2005

    Mixtape Shmixtape

    Wherein we review Yay Area hip hop mixes of the day

  • Music

    December 4, 2002
  • News

    August 14, 2002

    California Loved

    Roger Troutman and his family brought funk to West Coast hip hop and influenced everyone from Ice Cube to Tupac Shakur. Then his older brother put four bullets in him.

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