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The Music of South Central L.A. Plays the Same, From Death Row to Bompton

Courtney Smith examines the resurgence of gangsta rap and its subtle differences and striking similarities to its hey day in the 90s. Has the climate of South Central LA changed in the last 20 years, and discovers the music reflects an unfortunately stagnant environment of violence and gang activity.

05/01/2014

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Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg Among Music Stars Speaking Out Against at L.A. Clippers’ Owner Over Racist Comments

The backlash against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after racist comments were revealed over the weekend has been swift and decisive, with such music superstars as Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg and Meek Mill making statements denouncing the franchise boss.

04/28/2014

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Snopp Dogg And Aloe Blacc Headlining UCLA’s Annual JazzReggae Festival

The 28th Annual JazzReggae Festival held at UCLA is coming up on May 25th and 26th! This year, Jam Day headliners will include the legendary Snoop Dogg and “Wake Me Up” singer, Aloe Blacc!

04/22/2014

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Road Trip Essentials For The Drive To Coachella

24 hours and counting until Coachella and before you actually set foot onsite at the fest, there’s the small detail of GETTING there.

No matter which part of Sunny SoCal you hail from you might as well come to terms with the fact that, for the next five hours, you’re going to get up close & personal with your three best festies, and the I-10. No amount of strategy whether to take the 101 to the 405 to the 10 is going to get you there any faster.

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Snoop Dogg Hosting 4/20 ‘Wellness Retreats’ with Wiz Khalifa

Where’s Snoop Dogg going to be around this April 20 (4/20)? Washington state and Colorado, of course.

04/09/2014

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Anne Hathaway & Jimmy Fallon Put a Broadway Twist on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’

After this performance, which had her taking on Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent, America might finally stop hating Anne Hathaway. Maybe.

04/09/2014

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Listen to New Afrojack Feat. Snoop Dogg ‘Dynamite’

There’s been a ton of stories coming from last weekend’s Ultra Music Festival, most of which are talking about all the bad things that happened. And while those are definitely important stories, we wanted to […]

03/31/2014

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Pour It Up! Songs About Drinking For St. Patrick’s Day

It’s currently the month of March, and you know what that means…two of the biggest times to drink–St. Paddy’s Day & March Madness! So whether you’re chugging a brewski, slamming down a shot, or sipping on your cocktail, here’s a list of songs inspired by America’s favorite pastime – drinking!

97.1 AMP Radio–03/17/2014

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5 Ways Snoop Dogg Can Teach Us To Be Our Best Selves

Snoop Dogg is most commonly known as a West Coast rapper from the city of Long Beach. We’ve heard him rap about “Gin & Juice,” being “Young, Wild & Free” with Wiz Khalifa, and he’s even collaborated with “California Girl,” Katy Perry.

While he’s absolutely a hip-hop genius, we’ve also noticed some of the ways that Snoop Dogg promotes messages of positivity, acceptance, and living a life that makes you happy.

03/12/2014

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Snoop Dogg’s French Manicure Gets Hated On By 50 Cent, Hip-Hop Community

It can’t be argued that Snoop Dogg is one rapper that’s learned how to take the game, turn said game on its head, follow the rules of the game, while still doing what he wants. And doing what he wants includes getting a fly french manicure.

The 42-year-old rapper and family man had zero cares about how he was going to be perceived when he posted a picture of his mani a couple of weeks ago.

03/12/2014

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