Jonathan "J.R." Rotem

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Q&A with The Game

    Much has been written about the Game's dysfunctional past. He grew up in a Santana Blocc Crip neighborhood in Compton, and his mother was affiliated with the Crips. After his sister accused his father of sexually molesting her, the family was split up, and Game spent time in foster homes. After he r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Nyke Nitti, Dr. Dre, The Game, DMX

    Nyke Nitti gets in where he fits in. LOCALS ONLY Nyke Nitti (formerly Nyke Loc) has been putting in work in the local scene for over a decade. His biggest project came around 2000, with the release of Mob Life on his Str8 Checkā€™n imprint. The album scored a solid distribution deal to more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008
  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Obie Trice

    Second Round¹s on Me (Shady/Interscope)