Last Tuesday morning, hip hop took a hit with the unexpected death of Prodigy, passing only at the age of 42. For y'all who don't know, Prodigy is 1/2 of the epic hip hop duo, Mobb Deep, a participant in the East vs West coast battles and alongside other legends such as Biggie Smalls, Nas & Wu Tang Clan.
As we're cruisin’ through the streets of L.A. listening to the familiar low-key flow of a rapper over bangin’ west coast melodies, we can’t help but think I’ve time traveled back to the early 1990’s and the era of Death Row Records.
Peep this album review written by Jesse Hoskins, about the 16-track West Coast flashback on Snoop's latest album, "Neva Left."
What is it about celebrities and artists not showing their face that captivates us so much? It's like we see the direct influence of their music on our personal lives, but can't put a face to the name and it kills us inside.
But you've got to see this to believe it: Thomas Bangalter, one out of the Daftpunk Duo, made an unmasked appearance recently.