Before "Doggystyle" hit the shelves in 1993, a different version of the West Coast worldwide classic “Ain’t No Fun” was available on the streets. Now thanks to DâM-FunK — who ripped a cassette he purchased at the Slauson Swap Meet in Los Angeles two decades ago — we get to hear the OG version, before Dr. Dre added his flavor.
miércoles, 19 de junio de 2013
Iceberg Slim. You’ve heard the name referenced countless times by the likes of Snoop Dogg, Too $hort and Jay-Z. Or maybe you’re one of the millions of readers who checked out his best-selling books. Whatever side of the spectrum you reside on, director Jorge Hinojosa and producer Ice-T are giving us a visual look at the life and legacy of the legendary Chicago pimp with their new documentary, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, impacting theaters (and iTunes) on July 19th. Take a look at the official trailer above and pick up Pimp: The Story of My Life while you wait.
Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.
Prodigy releases a visual for “Dough Pildin” from his and Alchemist’s Albert Einstein album that’s out now and available on iTunes. Directed by DBC.
New music from Tony Touch’s upcoming "Piecemaker 3: The Return Of The 50 MCs" album which drops on July 9th