West Coast


DJ Crazy Toones Passes Away At Age 45

Ice Cube's longtime DJ, DJ Crazy Toones, passed away on Monday afternoon (Jan 9). The beloved West Coast producer/DJ is believed to have died from…


Nef The Pharaoh On Breaking Out Of The West Coast: “The Bay Area Is Our Own World”

VIBE sat down with buzzing Bay Area rapper, Nef The Pharaoh.


Changes: King Lil G Leaves A Troubled Past For A Bright Future

For King Lil G, who has a an eight-year-old son and a flourishing career in rap, failure is not an option.


7 Reasons Why The Game is Marriage Material

After watching the first season of Marrying the Game, it became obvious that this father of three is hubby material. He doesn't…


New Music: Chanel West Coast Adds A Verse To Lana Del Rey’s ‘West Coast’ Track

It would only be suitable for Young Money rapper Chanel West Coast to release a remix to Lana Del Rey's original track "West Coast." The…


Lana Del Rey Titles Her Next Single ‘West Coast’

Lana Del Rey is gearing up for the sophomore release of her album called Ultraviolence, and is letting fans on a little sneak peek of…


DJs To Watch: Paris & Simo Take The West Coast By Storm In Tour Recap Video

Another day, another city for the Canadian duo who are currently on tour in New York, where they bumped into label boss Hardwell at Pier…


Review: West Coast Rappers Band Together at ‘How The West Was Won’ Concert

Rappers like Kendrick Lamar continuously show that the West Coast will never quench its hunger for total hip-hop domination. On Saturday (Oct. 12) night, a…


VIBE Premiere: Aceyalone ‘Pass The Hint’

Aceyalone is prepping for his new album, Leanin' On Slick (dropping May 28), and blesses VIBE with a first listen to an album cut, "Pass…


New Video: Ice Cube “Everythang’s Corrupt” Polictically Charged Hip-Hop

Ice Cube didn't grow his jeri curl back but he does bring that Compton killa attitude to his new single "Everythang's Corrupt". With a hard…


Chanel West Coast MTV Movie Awards Freestyle

VIBE had to pull aside Chanel West Coast from MTV's Fantasy Factory to hear her infamous freestyle game that everyone always talks about.


Gone But Not Forgotten: Nate Dogg’s 15 Greatest Music Appearances

As the tragic, unsettling news of Nate Dogg's death sets in, VIBE looks back at a few of the West Coast crooner's most epic music…