David Wollock

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  • 14 years ago

    "Every time, I get nervous," says rapper Gift of Gab at soundcheck for a February performance at L.A.'s Wiltern Theatre. "Like, two minutes before I go on. Every time." Across the stage, DJ/producer Chief Xcel fiddles with the knobs and needles on...

  • 15 years ago

    Let's set the record straight: Despite rumblings from the underground, this disc is not a worthless, sellout piece of shit, nor does it spell the artistic death of New York hip-hop indie powerhouse Rawkus. Die-hard heads may be disappointed over t...

  • 15 years ago

    "Everything right now with this album is basically a hell of a compromise," says the Pharcyde's Romye, who also goes by the name Booty Brown. Imani, the group's other half, echoes the sentiment: "I'm not mad at it, but"--he pauses to hit a blunt--...

  • 15 years ago

    I've interviewed Cypress Hill four times, but on each occasion, Muggs, the DJ/architect of the rap act's sound, was conspicuously absent. It's not that he's shy, or hates reporters, or wants to maintain a low, mysterious profile. It's just that he...


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