Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated hip-hop legend, Snoop Dogg first sprung onto the national scene through Dr. Dre’s “The Chronic.” His drawled laconic rhyming and violent lyrics created a cannabis-gangsta persona. Snoop Dogg (born Calvin Broadus) is known for his hits that include collaborations with Dr. Dre on “Nothin’ But a ‘G’ Thang” and “Dre Day.” His solo tracks that have reached the Top Ten include “What’s My Name,” “Gin & Juice,” “Doggfather” and further collaborations on “Drop It Like It’s Hot” (featuring Pharrell Williams), “California Gurls” (featuring Katy Perry) and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” (featuring 2Pac).
Flatbush Zombies are a trio out of the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City. Their psychedelic hip-hop sound began with the YouTube video “Thug Waffle.” Their debut full-length album, 3001: A Laced Odyssey was released in 2016.
San Francisco native, Gilbert Milam Jr., better known in the rap game as, Berner, has his eye set at being the next great artist to put on for the Bay. Starting off participating in rap battles at local coffee shops and open mic nights in the San Francisco area in 2007, Berner has released 10 independent albums, several of which have charted on Billboard’s “Top Rap Albums” chart.
In March 2012, Berner teamed up with Wiz Khalifa and signed to his Taylor Gang Records, joining the thriving roster, which includes the likes of Chevy Woods, Juicy J, Lola Monroe and more. “Urban Farmer,” Berner’s first collection to be released quickly took the Internet by storm. With an impressive list of artist collaborations on his resume, ranging from rap legends Bun B and Wyclef to Chris Brown, Curren$y, Khalifa and Juicy J, Berner is showing no signs of slowing down in the near future.