Arguably the most recognizable sounding era in Hip Hop’s short history, was the West Coast’s early '90's G-Funk. Powered by sweating keyboards and thumping bass-lines, as well as a massive amount of soul influence, Dr. Dre was the catalyzing audio architect of this era. However, Dre’s fellow Compton native , DJ Quick also help construct the thumping soundtrack to the West Coast’s sticky funk-saturated Hip Hop.
It has become somewhat of a reoccurring theme within the genre: the object of a young Hip Hop prodigy’s affection isn’t a bike or a ‘68 mustang, rather a turntable. Young... Read More