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Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle: The Lost Tapes (1993)

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

According to a recent Snoop Dogg interview with 101.5 Jamz in Phoenix, Arizona, Snoop Dogg revealed that his entourage has been urging him to release an updated version of Doggystyle. Most people consider that album to be his best work. Many fans, including myself, wouldn’t mind having a re-released version with CDQ versions of some of his unreleased tracks during that time. One example is “Nigga Named Dave“, which set the blueprint for “Murder Was The Case”. Another example is “The Next Episode“, which was originally going to appear on the album but (more…)

DJ Quik & Kurupt Duo Album Revealed

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Recently revealed in a Dubcnn’s weekly podcast (01/17/08) by Kurupt, there will be an upcoming duo album by two of the most popular G-Funk artists, DJ Quik and Kurupt himself. Considering all the issues that went on with The Fixxers, which involved sketchy management and creative differences, lets hope this one doesn’t turn out the same. No doubt, we seen the chemistry that they have shown with each other on the mic in the past so I can’t see how anybody can’t be excited about this project. What little information about the album that has been released includes production held by DJ Quik and Terrace Martin. Expect guest appearances by fellow Tha Dogg Pound members Daz Dillinger and Snoop Dogg.

Nate Dogg Suffers Stroke

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Source: AllHipHop

Rumors recently surfaced that legendary G-Funk artist Nate Dogg had suffered a stroke in late December. These rumors were confirmed today by manage Rod McGrew.

Nate Dogg suffered a mild stroke on December 19. He was transported to Panoma Valley Hospital and stayed there until December 26. He has not suffered any brain damage and his voice has not been affected. There is a good prognosis that Nate Dogg will make a proper recovery.

We at The G-Funk Era hope the very best for Nate and his family.

On a slightly unrelated note, this is my first post on The G-Funk Era.