A pioneer of gangsta rap and the G-funk sound, rapper-producer Dr Dre put West Coast hip-hop on the map. Here are some of is career-defining collaborations
Released on 8 January 2016, the Straight Outta Compton soundtrack is a West Coast hip-hop greatest hits, featuring N.W.A, Ice Cube, Easy-E and Dr Dre
The Game returns with his most ambitious statements yet: ‘The Documentary 2’ and ‘The Documentary 2.5’, solidifying his status as hip-hop royalty.
A live, interactive show to be mounted by the Hologram USA company in 2016 will present the “return” to the stage of Patsy Cline.
The new global hip-hop/R&B campaign from Universal Music Group on iTunes includes ‘2001,’ the landmark multi-platinum set by Dr. Dre from November 1999.
From the Beach Boys to blink 182 via folk-pop, psychedelia, country rock, hair metal & hip-hop, music has been a key part of the state's cultural identity.
Hip-Hop opened a can of concrete honesty and emotional turmoil with gritty soundscapes that at times felt like a Martin Scorcese movie filmed in the ghetto.
With the coming of the new millennium it was obvious that hip-hop had come a long way and now became a commercial powerhouse in mainstream culture.
With the likes of DMX, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Nelly, and 2Pac all selling albums in their tens of millions, hip-hop around the early 1990s became a game changer.