SMOKE BREAK

DJ Quik Un-Retires, Drops New Track “That N****z Crazy”

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You can't stop a brotha' like the Quiksta, because he's true to the game.

Terrace Martin

Terrace Martin Ft. Snoop Dogg & J. Black – “Christmas On Soul” (Prod. By DJ Quik)

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T-Mart, Uncle Snoop and J. Black give the holidays an added bit of soul.

VIDEOS

DJ Quik Set To Channel DJ Quik For New Album, Fans Rejoice

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The West Coast legend delivered some fantastic news for the Arsenio Hall Show.

SMOKE BREAK

Could DJ Quik Really Be Retiring?

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After reading the above tweet from <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dj-quik">DJ Quik</a> - my favorite artist of all time, I felt lightheaded.

SMOKE BREAK

Commitment To Excellence: On Marriage, Self-Expectations & Growing Into Your Decisions

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The picture above is of my wife and I, taken just over 11 years ago.

The iPod Shuffle

iPod Shuffle – DJ Quik’s “Quik’s Groove”

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I've recently developed a habit of listening to Hip-Hop music with out all the rappity rapping.

Way 2 Fonky

The Primer: 10 DJ Quik Songs Everyone Should Know

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With technology making every arm of Hip-Hop more accessible by the minute, the multifaceted role of rapper/producer has exploded in recent years.

The iPod Shuffle

Your Daily Funk: Butch Cassidy’s “I Want You Girl”

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Despite having top-name talent on the tracklist, the OST to Malibu's Most Wanted sucked as much as the movie.

#Iggy Azalea

Watch: The 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers

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Does anyone know whether 2 Chainz or Drake won that award.

Music

DJ Quik & Kurupt – “The Demon’s Carol”

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There are a lot of reasons why I want to dislike DJ Quik & Kurupt's new single "The Demon's Carol.

VIDEOS

Wait, Why Wouldn’t You Watch El DeBarge Perform “I Like It” With DJ Quik?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/el-debarge">El DeBarge</a> never ages.

#Facebook

4.26 The Cooler

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Katherine Monsalve DJ Quik Tells All The Stories Behind His Classic Records <a href="http://www.complex.com/music/2012/04/dj-quik-tells-all-the-stories-behind-his-classic-records">[Complex]</a> Wes Welker, Gisele Bündchen Are All Good <a href="http://larrybrownsports.com/football/wes-welker-gisele-good/131630">[LBSports]</a> Beyond Pot Brownies: The New Cannabis Cuisine <a href="http://ideas.time.com/2012/04/25/beyond-pot-brownies-the-new-cannabis-cuisine">[Time]</a> 26 Comedians Who Are Smarter Than You <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/24/25-comedians-who-are-smarter-than-you-photos_n_1438667.html?ref=comedy" target="blank">[HuffPost]</a> Thurz: The L.

Xzibit

Can’t Be Faded: 40 Forgotten Nate Dogg Features

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/top-nate-dogg-features-lead.png"></a>Graphic: <a href="http://missdimplez.com/">Dimplez</a> Almost a year ago, the Hip-Hop community was stunned to hear about <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/nate-dogg-passes-away-at-41">the passing of Nate Dogg</a>.

Young Jeezy

PoV: Freddie Gibbs, DJ Quik, Warren G & Young Jeezy In The Lab

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Very rarely do we post behind the scenes pics, or anything without a proper polish.

pitchfork

Crank Some Unlikely Collaborations With Pitchfork’s Selector Mixtape

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Between the clips of Quik rapping alongside Loyal Divide and Danny Brown littering Joker's bass with foul-mouthed ease, you've already seen <a href="http:///www.smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/12/danny-brown-x-joker-for-pitchforks-selector-series">we've posted</a> a few slices of <a href="http://pitchfork.com/news/45241-grab-pitchforktvs-selector-mixtape/">Pitchfork's Selector series</a>.

tributes

DJ Quik – “Heavy Mr. Big Stuff” (Heavy D Tribute)

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After <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/new-music-busta-rhymes-heavy-d-tribute-lil-kims-nicki-minaj-diss-ti-and-raekwon">Busta</a> took the cover-all approach in honoring the late Heavy D, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dj-quik">The Quiksta</a> narrows in more specifically to game us young bloods on the reasons Waterbed Hev's legacy will live on past his physical form.

Penagon Rydaz

Kurupt Feat. DJ Quik – “Take It Off”

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When <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dj-quik">DJ Quik</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kurupt">Kurupt</a> dropped their BlaQKout album back in 2009, there were quite a few diehard fans who felt the much-anticipated project lacked the gusto expected from the two Westcoast vets.

#BEYONCE

The Week That Was: The We’re Still Here Edition

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Photo: eiknarf -- The world seems to be in working order, but we still want <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/10-questions-we-need-answered-before-the-world-ends">those questions answered</a>.

VIDEOS

Video: Cashmere Thoughts With DJ Quik

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/review-of-dj-quiks-the-book-of-david"> As far as TSS is concerned, there's always room for more Quik coverage. It's always refreshing to hear artists who are candid and not willing to sell themselves short with standard PR fluff answers. In a recent sitdown with Ryan Ford and our friends over at <a href="http://cashmereagency.com/home.html">Cashmere Agency</a>, David Blake explained his six year hiatus, discussed his general lack of interest with newer artists and that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/review-of-dj-quiks-the-book-of-david">4 Cig-certified</a> new LP of his.


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