On June 16 “Tupac” was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On May 7 Katy Perry released “California Gurls”…

On May 7, 2010 Katy Perry released “California Gurls,” featuring Snoop Dogg, from her album, 2010’s “Teenage Dream.”  According to Katy Perry, the song is a response to “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. The song was received with positive reviews, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, being there…

On February 18 Dr. Dre was born…

On February 18, 1965 Dr. Dre was born. The American rapper and producer, hailing from Compton, California, has had a career spanning 30 years, working with rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and The Game. Aside from previously being the co-owner of Death Row Records, Dr. Dre was best known as being part…

On December 15 Dr. Dre released his debut album…

On December 15, 1992 “The Chronic” by Dr. Dre was released.  The album marked Dr. Dre’s first foray as a solo artist after leaving the hip-hop group N.W.A, and featured Snoop Dogg on various songs (the album was used to launch Snoop Dogg’s career). The album went on to be certified triple platinum, as well…

On June 16 Tupac was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On May 7 Katy Perry released “California Gurls”…

On May 7, 2010 Katy Perry released “California Gurls,” featuring Snoop Dogg, from her album, 2010’s “Teenage Dream.”  According to Katy Perry, the song is a response to “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. The song was received with positive reviews, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, being there…

On February 18 Dr. Dre was born…

On February 18, 1965 Dr. Dre was born. The American rapper and producer, hailing from Compton, California, has had a career spanning 30 years, working with rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and The Game. Aside from previously being the co-owner of Death Row Records, Dr. Dre was best known as being part…

On December 15 Dr. Dre released his debut album…

On December 15, 1992 “The Chronic” by Dr. Dre was released. The album marked Dr. Dre’s first foray as a solo artist after leaving the hip-hop group N.W.A, and featured Snoop Dogg on various songs (the album was used to launch Snoop Dogg’s career). The album went on to be certified triple platinum, as well…