Natina Reed was buried Saturday (Nov. 3), and her ex, Kurupt covered funeral expenses, reports TMZ. The 32-year-old was laid to rest just over one week after she was fatally struck on a Georgia highway.

Police in Georgia are trying to piece together what drove Blaque’s Natina Reed to walk out into traffic Friday (Oct.  26). The 32-year-old was struck by a red Honda Accord and pronounced dead once transported to a local hospital, 29 minutes later.

Kurupt has released a statement on the death of his son’s mother, Natina Reed. The 32-year-old, who was a member of the girl group Blaque, died tragically after she was struck by a car near Atlanta, over the weekend. In his first public response, sent to MTV News, the West Coaster thanked everyone for their support, […]

Natina Reed, baby mother of Kurupt, and member of the girl group Blaque has died, she was 32. Reed was killed in a car accident, in Atlanta Friday (Oct. 26).

If the West Coast Cypher from this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards didn’t adequately prove that Kurupt still has the lyrical gift of gab, then “Money (Do It For Me)” should quiet any additional naysayers. This quintessential left coast track features the classic G-Funk feel made popular by Dr. Dre during the Death Row era. Former […]

Legendary west coast producer, DJ Quik, gets with a longtime collaborator for the new jam, “The Demon’s Carol.” With Kurupt by his side, Quik takes us to the dark side for this haunting record that believes with a creepy message from “the other side.” Not sure where this song will end up, but hopefully it […]

Drake brought his annual OVO Fest to his hometown of Toronto, CA last night at the Molson Amphitheatre. The yearly festival is Drake’s homecoming where he puts on a usual unforgettable show for his hometown fans in the Great White North. This year, Drake was far from short on any guest appearances. Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, The […]

You cannot roll through the Bay (or anywhere in California for that matter) without paying homage to the one and only E-40. The work he’s put in for promoting his new album, The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil, is remarkable for the fact that we’ve literally lost count on how many videos he’s released for this […]

E-40 can, and probably will, be releasing new material off of his triple album The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1, 2, & 3 from now until 2013. This new video for “I’m Laced,” features Cousin Fik and has the 40 one rolling through the Bay Area. The OG drops his usual knowledge through this video […]

Tha Dogg Pound, along with E-40, Snoop Dogg and Kokane tackle a rarely rapped about topic on “What U Smokin On.” Not really, but this homage to all things mary jane is better than most. You can find “What U Smokin On” on the DPGC’ology mixtape. Watch the clip for “What U Smokin On” below.

40 Water keeps it pushing with offers from his triple album, The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil. “What You Smokin,” features (the obvious) Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Kokane and Daz Dillinger. Puff, puff and pass after the jump.

In commemoration of the 20-year-anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, journalist turned filmmaker, Mark Ford, recaptures the events, as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots chronicles how a simmering beef with police reached its boiling point. Ford screened the film at the Grammy Museum in Los […]