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Index G-funk

G-funk, or gangsta-funk, is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged from West Coast Gangsta rap in the early 1990s, heavily influenced by 1970s funk sound of artists such as Parliament-Funkadelic. [1]

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Above the Law (group)

Above the Law is an American 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.

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Alwayz into Somethin'

"Alwayz Into Somethin'" is a song by American hip hop group N.W.A, performed by Dr. Dre and MC Ren featuring Admiral D. It is the lead single from their second 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 (record producer)

Kevin Gilliam (born April 20, 1968), better known by his stage name BattleCat, is an American hip hop producer from South Los Angeles, California.

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Blank Face LP

Blank Face LP is the fourth studio album by American rapper Schoolboy Q. It was released on July 8, 2016, by Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), in conjunction with Interscope Records.

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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group.

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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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Cold 187um

Gregory Fernan Hutchison (born August 4, 1967 in Pomona, California), better known by his stage names Big Hutch and Cold 187um (pronounced "cold one-eighty sev-um"), 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, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.

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Daz Dillinger

Delmar Drew Arnaud, better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz), is an American rapper and record producer from Long Beach, California.

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Deadspin is a sports news and blog website, originally founded by Gawker Media, and currently owned by the Gizmodo Media Group subsidiary of Univision Communications' Fusion Media Group.

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Death Row Records

Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.

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DJ Quik

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

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Doggystyle is the debut studio album by American rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg.

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Dr. Dre

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

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Andre DeSean Wicker (born May 5, 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 that creates percussion.

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Earl Stevens (born November 15, 1967), better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper.

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Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1964March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap".

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.

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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 African American communities in the mid-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 style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.

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Geto Boys

Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) is an American rap group from Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas, consisting of Scarface, Bushwick Bill and Willie D. The Geto Boys have earned notoriety for their lyrics covering controversial topics such as misogyny, gore, psychotic experiences, and necrophilia.

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Golden age hip hop

Golden age hip hop is a name given to mainstream hip hop music created in the mid/late 1980s and early 1990s, particularly by artists and musicians originating from the New York metropolitan area.

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Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (stylized as good kid, m.A.A.d city) is the second studio album by American rapper Kendrick Lamar.

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Havoc & Prodeje

Havoc & Prodeje was a West Coast hip hop duo composed 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".

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.

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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 (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been 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 record producer, founder of Thizz Entertainment record label.

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N.W.A (an abbreviation for Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California.

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N.W.A. and the Posse

N.W.A. and the Posse is a compilation album released on November 6, 1987 by Macola Records.

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Nate Dogg

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

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Niggaz4Life (also known as Efil4zaggin) is the second and final studio album by gangsta rap group N.W.A, released in May 28, 1991.

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P-Funk (also spelled P Funk or P. Funk) is the repertoire and performers associated with George Clinton.

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Parliament-Funkadelic (abbreviated as P-Funk) is an American funk music collective of rotating musicians headed by George Clinton, primarily consisting of the individual bands Parliament and Funkadelic, both active since the 1960s.

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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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Psychedelic funk

Psychedelic funk (or funkadelia) is a music genre that combines funk music with elements of psychedelic rock.

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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 (born Anthony H. Forté, 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 rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Regulate...G Funk Era


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Ruthless Records

Ruthless Records is an American record label, founded by Eazy-E and Jerry Heller.

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Safe + Sound

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

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San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.

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Schoolboy Q

Quincy Matthew Hanley (born October 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q (often stylized ScHoolboy Q), is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.

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Spice 1

Robert Green, Jr. (born July 2, 1970), better known by his stage name Spice 1, is an American rapper from Hayward, California.

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Still Brazy

Still Brazy is the second studio album by American rapper YG.

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String instrument

String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner.

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

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Talk box

A talk box is an effects unit that allows musicians to modify the sound of a musical instrument by shaping the frequency content of the sound and to apply speech sounds (in the same way as singing) onto the sounds of the instrument.

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

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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 Kurupt and Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz).

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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, record producer, and actor.

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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.

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Turntablism is the art of manipulating sounds and creating new music, sound effects, mixes and other creative sounds and beats, typically by using two or more turntables and a cross fader-equipped DJ mixer.

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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) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ, known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop.

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West Coast hip hop

West Coast hip hop is a hip hop music regional genre 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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XXL (magazine)

XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.

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YG (rapper)

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson (born March 9, 1990), better known by his stage name YG, is an American rapper and actor from Compton, California.

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3X Krazy

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

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