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West, West, Y’all…

From Digital Underground to Tha Dogg Pound, the rich history of West Coast hip-hop is exemplified in these artists who rep the variety and brilliance on the Left Coast.

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Life After Phife

Malik Taylor's life was a testament to tenacity, but his death left a deep wound in hip-hop. Now his best friend is fighting to carry his legacy.

Sound in Color

‘Below The Heavens’ Turns 10

In 2007, the West Coast was in a state of flux. With Cali's 90s heyday long since past, fans were waiting for a new rap voice they could believe in. They got Blu.

Worst To Best: Every Missy Elliott Album Ranked

Worst to Best: Missy Elliott

20 years into the game, it can't be overstated how much Missy means to popular music. We took a trip through her discography.

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