Monday, April 14, 2014

IS THE LEFT COAST THE BEST IN HIP-HOP??

I THINK THERE IS A SHIFT IN HIP HOP GOING ON WITH THE VARIETY OF TALENT AND STYLES  FROM THE PRESENT DAY WEST COAST RAPPERS.  THERE WAS A TIME WHEN NEW YORK RAPPERS RAN HIP HOP.  THEN CAME THE LEGENDARY GROUP N.W.A. WITH ICE CUBE, DR DRE, EAZY E AND MC REN. THEY PAINTED A PICTURE IN OUR MINDS OF WHAT WAS IT LIKE TO BE IN COMPTON. THEN,  DR DRE LATER RELEASED HIS CLASSIC ALBUM "THE CHRONIC" INTRODUCING THE HIP HOP WORLD TO A YOUNG SNOOP DOGG.  AT THIS TIME THE WEST COAST WAS BUZZING CRAZY FOR AWHILE, THEN THE WEST COAST SLOWLY FADED AWAY.  WELL I THINK  THE LEFT COAST AKA THE WEST COAST IS NOW BACK!!  THEY HAVE SOME OF THE BEST RAPPERS IN HIP HOP NOWADAYS.  I WILL SAY FOR LIKE THE LAST 3-4 YEARS IN HIP HOP THE WEST COAST BEEN PRODUCING SOME THE MOST TALENTED RAPPERS.  THE T.D.E CAMP WITH KENDRICK LAMAR, SCHOOLBOY Q, AB-SOUL AND JAY ROCK HAVE MADE THE BIGGEST STAMP IN THE GAME FROM THE LEFT COAST SO FAR.  EVEN THOUGH JAY ROCK WAS THE FIRST TO GET A DEAL OUT OF THE T.D.E CAMP BEFORE THE RELEASE OF KENDRICK LAMAR'S STANDOUT ALBUM "GOOD KID, MAAD CITY".  THERE ARE SO MANY MINI MOVEMENTS GOING ON WITH THEM CALI RAPPERS.  I LIKE THE FACT THAT MANY OF THEM ARE INDEPENDENT MAKING A LOT OF POWER MOVES WITH CONSISTENT GRINDING. THESE ARE SOME OF THE CALI RAPPERS MAKING A LOT OF NOISE IN HIP HOP RIGHT NOW THRU RELEASING SOLID MIXTAPES, ALBUMS AND VIDEOS:






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