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YBN Cordae Says “There Is No Hip-Hop Without Dr. Dre”

YBN Cordae Says “There Is No Hip-Hop Without Dr. Dre”

Dr. Dre is undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of all time. Having classic albums with both N.W.A. and during his solo career, Dre’s also one of a couple musicians to help mentor the youth. In a recent interview with Montreality, YBN Cordae stopped by to show love to the Compton legend. “Dr. Dre…

Keith Murray On New Album Prod. By Erick Sermon And West Coast Artist That Inspired Him

Keith Murray On New Album Prod. By Erick Sermon And West Coast Artist That Inspired Him

Keith Murray recently stopped by the KDAY Morning Show with Romeo to talk about his upcoming album produced by Erick Sermon, modern hip hop and West coast artists that inspired him. Murray went on to mention how his new album will have “old-school” roots and talked about modern hip hop. “Different styles have come in.…

Celebrating Eazy-E: How Eazy-E Influenced Hip Hop

Celebrating Eazy-E: How Eazy-E Influenced Hip Hop

On this day in 1995 the world lost one of the most influential artists of all time, Eazy-E. The rap pioneer, N.W.A. member and business man has a rich legacy in music history and played a vital role in putting Compton on the map. Before Cash Money, Bad Boy or Death Row, there was Eazy-E’s…

935 KDAY DJ’s Share Their ‘1 Minute Opinions’ On The Late Eazy-E [WATCH]

935 KDAY DJ’s Share Their ‘1 Minute Opinions’ On The Late Eazy-E [WATCH]

photo credit: Getty Images Tomorrow, March 26, marks the 24th year anniversary of the passing of Eazy-E. The Godfather of Gangster Rap can be credited with changing the entire landscape of rap, and his presence is still felt by many today. The 935 KDAY team came together to remember the late rapper who was one…

Jay-Z’s “The Blueprint” Will Be Archived in Library of Congress

Jay-Z’s “The Blueprint” Will Be Archived in Library of Congress

Jay-Z’s The Blueprint has stood the test of time as one of the greatest rap albums of all time. Now, the album is being honored and will be archived in the Library of Congress, joining classics such as Run-DMC’s Raising Hell and N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton. The new albums and recordings being inducted “reflect our…

Egyptian Lover Talks “1985” Album & Dr. Dre In N.W.A

Egyptian Lover Talks “1985” Album & Dr. Dre In N.W.A

Electro-Hip Hop legend Egyptian Lover has paved a way for DJs to walk into the electro-route. He’s still working on music nowadays, just releasing his latest album 1985 last November. The 13 track features electro legends such as Newcleus, Funk Master Oz, Juan Atkins and Zarcon and the legendary DJ Qbert. “Since day one, it’s…

Too Short On Why The Government Did Not Censor His Lyrics

Too Short On Why The Government Did Not Censor His Lyrics

In a new episode of HipHopDX’s Soulful Sunday’s Too $hort talked about his career and growing up in the Bay Area. Short was asked why his music never faced criticism from the government early on, similar to the likes of N.W.A and 2 Live Crew. “I wonder if it can have anything to do with…

Cypress Hill Documentary Reportedly Set To Drop In 2019

Cypress Hill Documentary Reportedly Set To Drop In 2019

Cypress Hill has cemented themselves as West Coast legends and it looks like now their story will be told in the big screen. There have been multiple biopics already in the realm of hip hop, ranging from stories told about Tupac, Biggie and N.W.A., they’ve become more popular throughout the years. Now it looks like…

Eazy-E’s Widow & Son Reportedly Settle Legal Battle Over N.W.A’s Name

Eazy-E’s Widow & Son Reportedly Settle Legal Battle Over N.W.A’s Name

Recent reports have surfaced that Eric Wright Jr. and Tomica Woods-Wright have finally come to an agreement in their lawsuit over the use of N.W.A.’s name. Now it seems that Eric, who is Eazy-E’s son, is prohibited from using “N.W.A.,” “Straight Outta Compton” or “Ruthless” in any of his future works. He agreed to the…

Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Win Appeal In Suge Knight’s Hit-And-Run Case

Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Win Appeal In Suge Knight’s Hit-And-Run Case

The family of the man Suge Knight ran over with a truck during the production set of the NWA biopic, has been seeking damages from Universal, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube over his death. The lawsuit mentioned that Cube, Dre and production were at fault for allowing Suge to enter the set, as it was…

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