Tagged: E-40


Footnotes: HBK Gang

From the magazine: ISSUE 90, Feb/March 2014 Bay Area hip-hop has long been driven by motivational rhymes, sunny party songs and hyperactive dances. Here, HBK Gang members Kool John, Rossi, Jay Ant and Skipper revisit … read more »

POSTED February 19, 2014 4:47PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Yay Area: What Is It?

Northern Cali, grinding from the start, wants the rest of America to listen February 2014: Back in 2005, when the rising stars of HBK Gang were fresh out of middle school, Turf Talk, E-40, The … read more »

POSTED February 9, 2014 10:59AM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: E-40 and Too $hort f. Travis Porter and Young Chu, “Dump Truck”

The long-awaited, two-part collaborative album from E-40 and Too $hort is making its way to release. “Dump Truck,” the new single from History: Function Music, features guest spots from Travis Porter and Young Chu and … read more »

POSTED September 21, 2012 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Video: E-40, “Turn It Up”

Vallejo legend E-40 shares this house party video for the C-Ballin-produced “Turn It Up,” from disc one of his three-disc data dump The Block Brochure. Its low-key beat has a groove with a staggered strut … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2012 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Laroo f. E-40 and Cousin Fik, “Blankin” MP3

Still processing E-40‘s triple-disc LP from earlier this year? If so, catch up: “Blankin” is a next-level percussive monster from Sic Wit It affiliate Laroo, with assistance from 40 and Cousin Fik. It should go … read more »

POSTED June 6, 2012 1:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

IamSu, “Cancelled Plans” MP3

Richmond, CA native and current Bay Area studio rat IamSu has churned out releases on Bandcamp since 2010, but he’s made the huge leap to radio this year, producing and writing the hook for LoveRance’s … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2012 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

Video: E-40 f. Too Short and J-Banks, “Just Be You”

Words like Like who you wanna like/ Love who you wanna love/ Kiss who you wanna kiss/ Hug who you wanna hug might sound corny coming from the mouth of most rappers. But not E-40. … read more »

POSTED March 29, 2012 3:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

The Things I Carry: E-40

We always like to know what some of our favorite artists carry in their purses (and man-purses)—the essential items that they need for touring or subway rides, the Grammys or any other thing that they … read more »

POSTED March 26, 2012 11:30AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: , ,

Daily Inspiration: The Best of E-40

Next Monday, E-40 will release The Block Brochure, a three-disc set of new music. His incredible 2010/11 four-disc Revenue Retrievin series proved his craft is as strong as ever. Still, the rapidly accelerating size of … read more »

POSTED March 23, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Video: E-40 f. Juicy J and 2 Chainz, “They Point”

Here’s the video for E-40’s new single “They Point,” featuring 2 Chainz, Juicy J and 40 Water’s very large red fur coat. it’s from Welcome to the Soil 1, the first in E-40′s The Block … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2012 6:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,