West Coast


Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."
Torii MacAdams

Nocando's "True Autumn" Is An Impassioned Stream of Consciousness

The LA rapper releases the title track from his forthcoming EP.
Lawrence Burney
Remembering Things

Dâm-Funk Breaks Down the Freaky Influence of Electro Pioneers Uncle Jamm's Army

Ahead of a new documentary he scored, we join the LA funk scion in his studio to talk about growing up with the game-changing hip-hop crew, attracting women with vinyl, and why funk is like "a smile with a tear."
Torii MacAdams

Snoop Dogg Shares "Trash Bags," His Strip Club Friendly New Single from 'NEVA LEFT'

The hip-hop legend drops the second single from his 15th studio album, 'NEVA LEFT'.
Noisey Staff
Holy Shit

YG's Video for "Still Brazy" Is an Instant Blassic But You Knew That Already

This video is... very red.
Phil Witmer

Ty Dolla $ign Premieres His Documentary 'FREE TC,' a Short Film About His Brother's Incarceration

"This is really more than just an album; it’s about a movement. This documentary is meant to give the world a closer look at TC's story and what I'm trying to do with this album."
Eric Sundermann
we asked a smart person

We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like An Old Cowboy

Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
Dan Wilkinson

"Mollywood Is a Place That You Go to When You Feel That Way": Problem Is Back with a Splash

We talked to Compton rapper Problem, who is making his grand return with 'Mollywood 3.'
Skinny Friedman
Holy Shit

Watch Kendrick Lamar's "King Kunta" Video

Kendrick Lamar takes the world to Compton for the 'To Pimp a Butterfly' standout.
Kyle Kramer
the evolution of

The Evolution of Dr Dre

A look at the landmark moments in the formidable career of Dr Dre, the godfather of gangsta rap.
Jo Fuertes-Knight
Internet Exploring

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.
Joe Zadeh
You Need to Hear This

PREMIERE: Lana Del Rey "West Coast" (Dan Heath Remix)

Lana, please let me make you daisy chains.
Ryan Bassil