G-funk


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G-funk

A slow and understated form of gangsta rap invented in the early 1990s by rap artist Dr Dre.
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Coupled with his G-Funk sound, he's catching the attention of countless industry tastemakers and hip-hop fans alike.
Sonically, Born in Paradise is a melting pot of G-funk inspired Hip-Hop production, compositional elements of R&B and Smooth Jazz, as well as Electronic synth layering/texturing.
Pick of the bunch is last track She, with its G-Funk bounce and scorching keyboards.
Playing to a crowd that could not have been more rowdy, The Game was on it from the off, snarling his way through a setlist that was packed with hits like Ali Bomaye and the swaggering G-funk of Dope Boys.
Songs including Ali Bomaye and Dope Boys were swaggering blasts of heavy G-Funk, while 50-odd fans joined him onstage for brutal anthems, such as How We Do and It's Okay (One Blood).
Despite their ubiquity, Beats are often criticized for turning up the bass at the expense of every other sound, which would make sense given their g-funk pioneer namesake.
Snoop Dogg Rapper and original G-funk pioneer, involved in hip-
Blind Boy Boat Club said of the new record: "It's Limerick G-Funk mixed with a bit of Limerick blues.
Barely out of Goldsmiths University (major: contemporary music), Blake's been playing piano and composing his whole life, but he only released his first track a little over a year ago--"Air & Lack Thereof," a throbbing, spacious piece that evoked the waltzes of Prokofiev as much as G-funk.
On Friday night, Georgia's band, G-Funk, also fought off fierce competition and won a battle of the bands competition at Newcastle College.
Da G's is straight outta G-Funk alley, while Paranoid is a cross-Atlantic chiller and current single Pussyde (Old Skod) samples Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock's It Takes Two with delightful dance-floor vigour.
Rap Performance and Trickster Tales," "It's a Doggy-Dogg World: The G-Funk Era and the Post-Soul Family," and "Tupac Shakur and the Legacies of Gangsta.