YG is unapologetically down for his Compton hometown as he’s always using his celebrity for the greater good to uplift his community. Especially during the holidays.
On Wednesday, November 4, around 40 Compton high school teachers expressed their disapproval for a school bond ballot measure that had passed on Election Tuesday by staging a “sick-out,” leaving much of the Compton Unified School District without an educator to keep the peace.
A Compton rapper by the name of Teriq Royal was so desperate to earn his Hip-Hop stripes, he valued the opportunity to go viral over his personal health after he decided to post a Facebook video moments after seemingly being shot in the head.
Earlier today, Kendrick Lamar premiered the video for “King Kunta” off his smash To Pimp A Butterfly album in Times Square. Well everybody ain’t in NYC, so now the clip has made it onto the Internets.
A 28-year-old single mother of three graduated from UCLA last week with two bachelor’s and a master’s degree to her name. Deanne Jordan, got pregnant as a teenager, and had her third son before the age of 25, but it was important for her to set a good example for her children.
Sunday night (January 18) marked 10 years since The Game released his critically acclaimed debut album The Documentary. He commemorated the monumental anniversary with a celebratory show in Los Angeles.
Hailing from Compton, rapper Buddy unveils a track called “Crime Of The Century,” featuring West Coast legend Snoop Dogg.
It’s the authenticity of YG’s story that propelled his debut album, My Krazy Life, to critical acclaim. Today, the 24-year-old brings his true life gang story to the small screen in the visual — written by the rapper — for “Bicken Back Being Bool.”
For a man who’s work is so impactful, Dr. Dre keeps a very low profile when you compare him to his more outgoing Hip-Hop peers. In a recent interview with Esquire magazine, the good doctor gives us a deeper look into both his creative and thought process.