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Foot Locker Opens Community Power Store in Compton, CA

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Foot Locker has announced the grand opening of its first West Coast community-based Power store. The new 12,800 square foot store is located in Compton, California. The Compton based store will be an elevated retail experience, including full-family shopping with exclusive product, custom store artwork by local artists, a curbside pickup window, […]

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Offer COVID-19 Testing And Free Meals in Compton

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE According to SoCal’s Press-Telegram, super-producer Dr. Dre and music exec Jimmy Iovine will be donating money for coronavirus testing and free meals in Dre’s hometown of Compton, CA. Compton Mayor Aja Brown released a statement yesterday, stating, “Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have always been great advocates and supporters of the City […]

OG Cuicide Unveils New Album OGs Are Forever

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE “I’m the Reason”, “Never Give Up”, “Tragedy”, OG Cuicide has built an undeniable buzz leading up to an explosive 2019. His new video, “Know My Pain” premiered on BET Jams this month and kicked off his new album campaign, titled, OGs Are Forever. A business owner, activist, and most of all, a survivor. […]

YG Says a ‘F*ck Donald Trump 2’ is On the Way

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE YG is ready for round two of lyrical warfare against the POTUS. The Compton MC announced on Twitter Tuesday that he’s currently working on a sequel to his “F**K Donald Trump” diss track from his Sophomore LP Still Krazy. FUCK DONALD TRUMP 2 BOMING SOON — STAY DANGEROUS (@YG) January 15, 2019 […]

90’s Rapper Coolio Set For Australian Paradise Tour

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Coolio returns back to Australia for his 10-date national tour later this month, with the legendary Grammy Award-winning rapper performing with a live band across Australia. The Compton rapper/ actor/ chef/producer has well and truly cemented his place in hip-hop history with his 1995 worldwide smash single Gangsta’s Paradise featuring Californian R&B […]

3-Year-Old Boy Killed in Shooting During Dispute in Compton

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Words by Darralyn Buford A liquor store in Compton, Calif. captured a shoot-out between two men that left a 3-year-old boy dead. The shooting occurred late Saturday evening, and deputies say it was gang related, according to KTLA. The footage from outside the liquor store shows a man walk out the store […]

Kendrick Lamar Announces New Dates on European ‘DAMN’ Tour

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar has just announced additional dates for the European leg of his DAMN Tour, which kicks off in Dublin Ireland in February 2018. The extra dates will be in both London and Paris playing at the O2 Arena on February 12th and 13th; and at the SSE Hydro Arena […]

Dr. Dre Puts Up $10 Million For Compton Performing Arts Center

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE It was in 2015 that Dr. Dre unleashed his Compton album, vowing to donate the royalties ,add off the album to the development of a performing arts facility in his hometown. Now, the rapper and producerhas announced his commitment to donate $10 million to the center for the new Compton High School right where he […]

The Game Confirms Kendrick Lamar Is Featured on ‘Westside Story’ Album

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE When Compton links up… Earlier this morning The Game posted a picture of him and Kendrick Lamar confirming K Dot’s appearance on Westside Story which is said to be The Game’s last album. “Excuse my eyes… I’m high as a giraffe p****,” Game began the caption. He then let fans knows that […]

YG Reveals Release Date For Sophomore Album And Changes Title

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Following the success of his major label debut album My Krazy Life, (which got snubbed for a Grammy Nom), Compton rapper YG has had a lot of momentum and anticipation going into his sophomore project. He released the Drake and Kamaiyah assisted “Why You Always Hatin?” via OVO Sound Radio a few […]

Shots Fired At YG And AD’s Video Shoot In Compton

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE The west coast Hip Hop is currently in a frenzy over the new AD and YG track “Thug.” The song has been booming throughout the region and was set to receive the video treatment but things came to a screeching halt after shoots reportedly rung out during the video shoot this past […]

Compton’s Own YG and AD Connect for “Thug” Track + Video

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE California stays active with the state’s young stars constantly collaborating, as seen recently with YG and Nipsey Hussle combining forces to produce the “FDT” video. YG is at it again, hooking up with Compton’s AD, who got the “Juice” in the last year, a buzz track produced by Sorry Jaynari, who also produced […]

1 Year Old Is Fatally Shot In The Face In Compton

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE A 1-year-old child has died after being shot in the face in Compton, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Two male suspects were seen fleeing in an unknown vehicle after the fatal shooting in the 300 block of Holly Avenue near San Marcus Street at about 7 p.m. Deputies said […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Happy Birthday DJ Quik

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE On this day in Hip-Hop history, legendary west coast DJ, rapper, and producer DJ Quik was born in 1970.  David Marvin Blake a.k.a. DJ Quik was born in Pomona, California and shortly after relocated to Compton, California. His love for music began at a very young age, and by age 12 he could already […]

Compton Mayor to Give Kendrick Lamar the Key to the City

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE For the last 3 years, Kendrick Lamar has been the most successful artist out of Compton, the hometown of guys like Dr. Dre, The Game, Ice Cube and more. Still, the notorious Los Angeles neighborhood hasn’t just provided Kendrick fodder for his critically-acclaimed, chart-topping albums. Kendrick has done his part to give […]