Category Archives: Rap Video

By Any Means Necessary: 17th Ward New Orleans

By Any Means Necessary was an underground rap group from the 17th ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. They released their music on the label Alliv Records, which was owned by producer and entrepreneur Donald “Duck” Coleman. The black & white … Continue reading

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W.C.P. The Wheel Chair Posse Promotional Photo

Here is an odd black & white promo photo of The Wheel Chair Posse, a rap group from Louisiana who was signed to the label Buckaroo Records. Thanks to YouTube we were able to dig up some of their audio to … Continue reading

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Marshawn Lynch Livewire Locker Room Dance

Livewire Records got huge plug from Marshawn Lynch aka “Beast Mode” after the Seattle Seahawks victory at Super Bowl 48. Marshawn was playing DJ in the locker room slapping one of our favorite Philthy Rich tracks titled Ready 2 Ride … Continue reading

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Above The Law Livin’ Like Hustlers

Rappers Cold 187um, KMG the Illustrator, Go Mack and DJ Total K-Oss are from Pomona, California and are the members of Above the Law. In 1989 the group signed with Eazy-E’s Ruthless Records. A year later in 1990 they released … Continue reading

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Too Much Trouble aka The Baby Geto Boys

After the commercial success of the Geto Boys in the early 1990s, many Houston based rap groups quickly emerged from the underground scene and were signed to the Rap-A-Lot Records label by James Prince. This movement formed a small allegiance … Continue reading

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Tupac Shakur’s Pager Number

For those of you in need of 2Pac’s pager number, here it is! Check out Tupac Shakur’s very first business card when he first started working with the Bay Area rap group Digital Underground. Notice 2Pac’s prominent titles such as; … Continue reading

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Spice 1 Success Story On BET Rap City

West coast gangsta rap veteran Spice 1 quickly established himself in the early ‘90s with hits like “187 Proof ” & “Welcome to the Ghetto.” With the help of Too Short, Spice 1 was quickly signed to Jive Records roster … Continue reading

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Mac Dre Celebrity Crime Files Full Episode

The Mac may have been first, but the undisputed king of the Crestside (Vallejo, CA) for more than a decade was Andre Hicks, better known as Mac Dre, a pioneer of Bay Area independent rap who scored his first underground … Continue reading

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Mac Dre & The Romper Room Gang: BET’s American Gangster

The Mac may have been first, but the undisputed king of the Crestside (Vallejo, CA) for more than a decade was Andre Hicks, better known as Mac Dre, a pioneer of Bay Area independent rap who scored his first underground … Continue reading

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G-Funk Legend Nate Dogg Dead At 41 R.I.P.

On Tuesday, March 15th, 2011, Long Beach rapper Nate Dogg died at the age of 41. The Long Beach Press Telegram which first reported the performer’s passing noted that Nate Dogg, real name: Nathaniel D. Hale; suffered a stroke in … Continue reading

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