Tag Archives: R.I.P.
The news of The Jacka’s passing was, and still is a tough pill to swallow for rap fans in the Bay Area and all over the world. To help remember, appreciate and celebrate The Jacka, we’ve compiled a special tribute … Continue reading
We dug up a gangsta press photo of the late New Orleans based rapper Tre-8 promoting his second full-length album “Dey Scared Of Me” released in 1997 on the label Smoke 1 Records and distributed by South Coast Music Group. R.I.P.
Eric Woods was a rapper from Houston, Texas who began his career in 1986 as Prince Ezzy-E. In 1989, Woods changed his name to Original E after meeting producer DJ Big Boss. Together they formed the rap group O.G. Style … Continue reading
Seagram was from East Oakland’s 69 Ville housing projects and became the first West Coast rapper to be signed to the Houston based label Rap-A-Lot Records. He released three albums during his short lifetime, the first one in 1992 which … Continue reading
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
Rap Music Guide is sad to announce that the New Orleans rapper and producer known as Tre-8 died on May 28th, 2011 due to complications from a car accident that occurred in Algiers, Louisiana. Tre-8’s mother, Tam McCallon Fischer, said … Continue reading