Since the death of Tupac, the incarceration of Suge Knight and all the bad blood associated with the alleged Mafioso-like business tactics of Death Row Records, the West Coast has gradually lost its reign over the rap world. Recent albums by Kurupt (despite its hateful diatribe against DMX, which he has since recanted) and a rejuvenated Dr. Dre, however, have brought some respect back to the West Coast. And with Snoop Dogg's new project on his newly formed label, Dogg House Records, the Doggfather aims to firmly re-establish Cali -- and himself -- as the mover and shaker in gangster rap. And to some... More >>>