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G-funk, or gangsta-funk, is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged from West Coast gangsta rap in the early 1990s. [1]

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Above the Law (group)

Above the Law is a hip hop group from Pomona, California, founded in 1989 by Cold 187um, Laylaw, KMG the Illustrator, Go Mack, and DJ Total K-Oss.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Alwayz into Somethin'

"Alwayz Into Somethin'" is a 1991 single by American hip hop group N.W.A, performed by Dr. Dre and MC Ren featuring Admiral D from their third full-length studio album, Niggaz4Life.

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B.G. Knocc Out

Al Hassan Naqiyy (born Arlandis Hinton; January 23, 1975), better known by his stage name B.G. Knocc Out, is an American rapper known for collaborating with Eazy-E on the 1993 single "Real Muthaphuckkin G's".

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Battlecat (producer)

Kevin Gilliam, better known by his stage name Battlecat, is an American hip hop producer from Long Beach, California.

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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio.

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Cadence (music)

In Western musical theory, a cadence (Latin cadentia, "a falling") is, "a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of resolution."Don Michael Randel (1999).

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California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Cold 187um

Gregory Fernan Hutchinson (born August 4, 1967, in Pomona, California), better known by his stage names Big Hutch and Cold 187 um, (pronounced Cold 1-8-7) is a rapper and producer, and the lead act of the rap group Above the Law.

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Contemporary R&B

Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.

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Daz Dillinger

Delmar Drew Arnaud (born May 25, 1973), better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz), is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Long Beach, California.

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Deadspin is a sports website owned by Gawker Media and was launched in September 2005.

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Death Row Records

Death Row Records was a record company founded in 1991 by Dr. Dre and Suge Knight.

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Deep Cover (song)

"Deep Cover", also known as "187", is Dr. Dre's debut solo single, and his first track released after the breakup of N.W.A. The track was recorded for the soundtrack of the film Deep Cover.

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Deep Cover (soundtrack)

Deep Cover is the soundtrack to the 1992 film, Deep Cover.

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DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince was an American hip hop duo from West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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DJ Quik

David Marvin Blake (born January 18, 1970), better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer and actor.

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Doggystyle is the debut studio album from American West Coast hip hop artist Snoop Dogg, then known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, released by Death Row Records on November 23, 1993.

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Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.

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Andre DeSean Wicker (born April 18, 1971), better known by his stage name Dresta, is an American rapper known for collaborating with Eazy-E on the 1993 single "Real Muthaphuckkin G's".

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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of drums, cymbals or other percussion instruments.

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EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Funktronica is a musical genre derived from the fusion of electronica and funk.

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Gangsta rap

Gangsta rap or gangster rap is a subgenre of hip hop music street gangs and the "thug" or "gangsta" lifestyle.

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Geto Boys

Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) is a rap group from Houston, Texas, currently consisting of Willie D and Bushwick Bill.

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Golden age hip hop

Hip hop's golden age is a name given to a period in mainstream hip hop, usually cited as the late 1980s to the mid-1990s.

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Havoc & Prodeje

Havoc & Prodeje was a West Coast rap duo consisting of South Central Cartel members, Havoc and Prodeje.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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The word hyphy is Oakland slang meaning "hyperactive." More specifically it is an adjective that describes the music and the urban culture associated with that area.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Jerry B. Long, Jr. (born 1969), better known as his stage name Kokane, is a rapper from Pomona, California, United States, best known for his co-appearances on Dr. Dre's album 2001 and the work on G-funk album Funk Upon A Rhyme and his backup work with Snoop Dogg in Tha Last Meal album, who signed him to Dogghouse Records, bringing a renewed sense of promise to Kokane's long-running career.

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List of G-funk musicians

The following is a list of G-funk musicians.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Mac Dre

Andre Louis Hicks (July 5, 1970 – November 1, 2004), better known by his stage name Mac Dre, was an American rapper, and the initial founder of Thizz Entertainment, and the now defunct Romp Productions.

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N.W.A (an abbreviation of Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Compton, California.

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Nate Dogg

Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), better known by his stage name Nate Dogg, was an American rapper and actor.

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Niggaz4Life (also known as EFIL4ZAGGIN or Efil4zaggin) is the second and final studio album by gangsta rap group N.W.A, released in 1991.

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P-Funk (also spelled P Funk or P. Funk) is a shorthand term for the repertoire and performers associated with George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic collective and the distinctive style of funk music they performed.

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Parliament-Funkadelic is a funk, soul and rock music collective headed by George Clinton.

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In music, portamento (plural: portamenti, from portamento, meaning "carriage" or "carrying") is a pitch sliding from one note to another.

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Quik Is the Name

Quik Is the Name is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist and producer DJ Quik, released by Profile Records on January 15, 1991.

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Rappin' 4-Tay

Anthony Forté (birth name Anthony Fort, born March 2, 1968), better known by his stage name Rappin' 4-Tay, is an American rapper from the Fillmore District of San Francisco, California.

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Rapping (or emceeing, MCing, spitting bars, or rhyming) is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics".

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Regulate...G Funk Era


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Safe + Sound

Safe + Sound is the third album by rapper/producer DJ Quik.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 or 1972), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

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Spice 1

Robert L. Green, Jr., better known by his stage name Spice 1, is an American rapper born in Corsicana, Texas.

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String instrument

String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings.

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Summertime (DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince song)

"Summertime" is a song by American hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.

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A sound synthesizer (usually abbreviated as "synthesizer" or "synth", also spelled "synthesiser") is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals converted to sound through loudspeakers or headphones.

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Talk box

A talk box or talkbox is an effects unit that allows musicians to modify the sound of a musical instrument.

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In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece or subsection thereof.

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Tha Dogg Pound

Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Daz Dillinger and Kurupt.

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The Bomb Squad

The Bomb Squad is an American hip hop production team, known for its work with the hip hop group Public Enemy.

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The Chronic

The Chronic is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Dr. Dre.

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Too Short

Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966), better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper, producer, and actor.

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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and (briefly) Makaveli, was an American rapper, author, actor, and poet.

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Turntablism is the art of manipulating sounds and creating music using turntables and a DJ mixer.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Vocal harmony

Vocal harmony is a style of vocal music in which a consonant note or notes are simultaneously sung as a main melody in a predominantly homophonic texture.

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Warren G

Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970), better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer.

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West Coast hip hop

West Coast hip hop is a hip hop music subgenre that encompasses any artists or music that originate in the West Coast region of the United States.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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3X Krazy

3X Krazy was an American hip hop group formed in Oakland, California in 1994.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G-funk

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