Discover the story of 213 and the future of G-funk! Hear unreleased 213 demos! Read Snoop and Nate Dogg respond to allegations by Kurupt! Learn key music business game from the late Nate Dogg! Recognize who elected Bishop Don Magic Juan Chairman of the Board!
The Real 213, the 10th book in the series, presents the friendship of Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg and Warren G, one of the most enduring legacies in Hip-Hop history. Innovative. Fearless. Controversial. Outrageous. These interviews with 213 at the intersection of their careers, exposes ironies, rhythms, and prejudices of the music business.
Pointed against the political, economic and cultural backdrop of G-funk, The Real 213 depicts what was to become a key transitional moment in West Coast Rap history. More than six years after the death of Nate Dogg, the distinct style and profound influence of G-funk are indisputable. The pulse has changed. The place stays the same. Chuuch!
Every tale has a backstory and these interviews with 213 are no different. We’re talking two five hour flights to LAX, a cancelled interview deep in Mexican and El Salvadorian gang territory, a stare down with Nate Dogg on the top of a mountain with no cell reception, and a day on the set of the "Groupie Luv” video shoot.
The Real 213 delivers exclusive interviews and photos of 213 and Bishop Don Magic Juan, exclusive behind the scenes photos from the "Groupie Luv" video shoot, and discography with links to the music and videos.
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Behind the Music Tales is a series which captures the mood and feel of the energy that surged from music in the 90s and 2000s. It presents exclusive, original interviews as an honest record, directly from authentic creative forces, and is a distinct historical document.