f you have been a fan of Hip Hop for the last two decades, there is no way that you can deny the contributions of West Coast veteran, Daz Dillinger.
In the current issue of Hip Hop Weekly magazine, you can read how one of the architects of west coast hip hop feels about the state of hip hop and it’s future.
Not only was he a main component as a rapper in the architecture of West Coast Hip Hop, he was the head producer for Tupac’s classic album “All Eyez On Me”, he was a co-producer on the ground-breaking classic, “The Chronic” along with the master architect of West Coast Hip Hop, Dr. Dre. When Dre and Snoop both left Death Row after the deaths of Biggie and Tupac, Daz stayed on for a few more years till the proverbial wheels fell off. He filed a lawsuit against Death Row and won a 25 million dollar judgement in 2001 against the embattled Suge Knight, who was watching his empire crumble in front of him. Daz has been there since the beginning, when Dre defected Ruthless and Eazy E and formed the dynasty we all grew to love and hate. His feud with Kurupt and his reconciliation with his “kemosabe” is the ingredients for urban novel folklore. Dat Nigga Daz, Daz Dillinger is a bona fide living legend. His collaborations with JT The Bigga Figga, Jermaine Dupri and SoSoDef always kept the producer/rapper relevant and getting money outside of what his big cousin, Snoop was doing. A legacy inherited. He inherited the N.W.A. legacy as a member of the Dogg Pound with his first cousin, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Warren G and the late great Nate Dogg. Pick up the new issue of Hip Hop Weekly and read the exclusive feature, on newsstands everywhere…
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