Lil Jon

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    The Top 5 Worst Birthday Songs Ever

    So, 2 Chainz and Kanye West just saw fit to join forces to write a birthday song. Called "Birthday Song". What the ball-sack were they even thinking? It's a well known fact that there are only three birthday-related songs in the history of music that are actually good. One is Loretta Lynn's "Happy B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Usher's Looking 4 Myself: A First Listen

    For some reason, I've always managed to ignore or miss Usher. "You Make Me Wanna..." is a classic, of course, but I managed to resist the supposed charms of "Yeah!," "Burn," "Love in This Club," and "Lil Freak." This year the Diplo-produced "Climax" stopped me dead in my tracks. So I'm willing to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Odd Future's The OF Tape, Vol. 2: A First Listen

    ​Odd Future is here, get used to it. Posse albums usually failed in the past because the star rapper's cohorts are always such dickheads, but when being dickheads is your selling point.... This unambitious sampler might be where the Goblin-polarized legions get won back. And don't think they're no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Oakland Rapper Beeda Weeda Borrows Too $hort's Persona, Picks His Five Favorite Songs

    "I'm kinda like taking the Too $hort persona and putting my own stamp on it," says Oakland-based rapper Beeda Weeda about his upcoming project. Titled Bass Rock Babies, the album is co-signed by $hort Dog, who contributes guest raps and has allowed Beeda to recreate classic videos of his to promote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    SF Rapper San Quinn Reviews His Own Discography

    What the shirt says.​ San Quinn is a certified Bay Area rap veteran. Since dropping his debut, Don't Cross Me, back in 1993, he's gone on to amass a 15-album discography, with his latest project, Can't Take The Ghetto Out A Ni**a, released in July. With that album's new single, "Big Bank," sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Download a Free EP (Recorded in Journey's Old Studio!) From S.F. Trio Pance Party

    Corrugate your FACE​I can't pretend some prescriptivist tendency in me doesn't disapprove of the misspelling (because I don't think they're talking about this), but I'm finding it hard to claim that the three cardboard-faced gentlemen of San Francisco's Pance Party didn't choose the perfect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Meet the Bloggers: Tamara Palmer

    Douglas ZimmermanTamara Palmer.​You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Tamara Palmer Beats: Street food, underground dining, restaurants Tamara Palmer is the first t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    J Hova's Wackness: Five Unsportsmanlike Jay-Z Dis Songs

    Oh, very mature​In positioning himself as the world's foremost financial investor who also sometimes still deigns to rap, it's understandable that Jay-Z has inspired a certain amount of jealousy along the way to the top. This week, a new book, Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Sunday: Oakland Rapper Too $hort Makes His Fillmore District Debut at Yoshi's

    Tamara PalmerMartin Luther and Too $hort.​Too $hort March 6, 2011 @ Yoshi's SFBetter than: Listening to a studio gangster who's behind closed doors getting his booty all spanked up.He staked a permanent place for Oakland on the international rap map over a more than 25-year career, but T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    The Cheesiest Food Songs of 2010

    These eight songs aspired to be hot enough to melt our popsicle, but all they did was make us taste cheddar. Behold, our countdown of the cheesiest food-themed songs of 2010: 8. "Ms. Chocolate" by Lil Jon featuring R. Kelly and Mario They're cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, they want a piece, etc. ― ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Five Bay Area Hip-Hop Stars Who Should Be Really Stinkin' Rich

    Is this what it takes?​On Tuesday, Forbes published its list of hip-hop's 20 highest earners: Jay-Z at number one, naturally, with $63 million, and Senegalese crooner Akon edging out Lil Wayne by a milli -- Weezy's cash-accruing steez have been impressively unabated by his recent jail sentenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Crunk Energy, Now in Lickable, Snortable Form​Energy drinks are tired, so Atlanta's Crunk!!! has introduced Energy Stix. We're thinking of it as a cross between cocaine and Pixy Stix, with nearly the same effects, although Lil Jon and company would probably prefer we adopt the official description: "the next generatio ... More >>

  • Music

    February 10, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    King Cannibal's Fuck Valentine's Day Mix: Snuggle This!

    Nathan Seabrook​Valentine's Day is the soppiest date of the year. Dewy-eyed lovebugs would have you believe it's exemplified by bunches of red roses and teddy bears and boxes of candy and cards with pink hearts on the front and cloying sentiments scrawled inside. The charmingly named King Canniba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Lil Jon to DJ in SF Next Weekend

    (Photo from Lil Jon's MySpace page)Lil' Wayne isn't the only "Lil" hitting the Bay Area in December. Lil Jon booked a DJ gig at Club Roe alongside DJ Spyder on Saturday, Dec. 13. The party goes down in three rooms, offering house, hip-hop, and Latin beats...More info on where to snap ya fingers her ... More >>

  • Music

    December 19, 2007

    Too $hort

    Get Off the Stage (Jive)

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2007
  • Music

    June 20, 2007

    The Future of Hyphy?

    The Federation and Turk Talk survive major-label incompetence

  • Music

    December 20, 2006

    It Was a Year Of ...

    Well, lots of things, actually

  • Music

    August 16, 2006


    The Slapp Addict

  • Music

    July 26, 2006

    Player's Club

    Which Oakland outfit will hit superstardom first?

  • Music

    July 5, 2006

    Mixtape Shmixtape

    Wherein we review Yay Area mixtapes of the day

  • Music

    May 31, 2006

    Hip Hop's International Overflow

    The world according to Tigarah

  • Listen Up

    March 15, 2006

    My Name Is Earl

    E-40 blows up, and takes the rest of the Bay Area with him

  • Music

    December 7, 2005

    Mixtape Shmixtape

    Wherein we review Yay Area mixtapes of the day

  • Home Entertainment

    November 16, 2005
  • Film

    July 20, 2005

    Boyz N the Studio

    Hustle & Flow is short on action, long on scenes of recording

  • Music

    July 6, 2005

    Ying Yang Twins

    U.S.A. -- United State of Atlanta

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Music Highlights

    Bands reunited, sock-stuffing legends, and chanteuses from Charo to Chaka? It could only mean summer sounds in the Bay Area!

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Bang Thy Head Carefully

    A survival guide for the summer's more vigorous music festivals

  • Music

    May 18, 2005


    Autechre's jagged beats, Trillville's funky crunk, and "Jigga"'s hip hop for homos

  • Music

    May 18, 2005

    Da Da

    Down at Da Corner, Bouncer gets her crunk on, coins term "muff muffle."

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    The Lifesaver

    Shawn Richard got the city to give jobs to alleged gang leaders. If anyone can make such a program work, it's ...THE LIFESAVER

  • Year End

    December 15, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

  • Music Awards

    October 20, 2004
  • Music

    March 17, 2004


    All Balls Don't Bounce, Revisited

  • Music

    December 31, 2003

    Various Artists

    Crunk and Disorderly

  • Music

    October 1, 2003

    Behind the Music Videos

    There are some pretty cool videos out there, but you won't see them on MTV

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