The Underground Experience Feature 3/17/011

Today we have a convo with some one who’s grind and determination is serious and who’s belief in his journey is clear AFP’s Young Hunt.young hunt The Underground Experience Feature  3/17/011

Mistajay: What area are you reppin?

Young Hunt: I reside in Clayton, NC but I am around diff areas so I’ll just say North Carolina all together

Mistajay: What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

Young Hunt: I’ve had many musical influences from Rap, R&B, Pop, Old School music just everything that has substance or gives me a certain feeling depending on the mood I’m in.& I get inspired from the things that I see on a everyday basis no matter good or bad.

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

Young Hunt: My style is very straight forward I believe I can take it to different platforms especially once you get to some of my melodic songs. I just work on being versatile so it ranges depending on the song subject.

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

Young Hunt: I have so many songs that I have recorded including group songs and solo ones but I love my song off of my previous mixtape “Carolinas Own” called “Pray About It” it just gives me a feeling on the inside that things will be alright regardless of what u go thru.

Mistajay: If you could share the stage with any 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

Young Hunt: My 3 people would be 2pac,Flavor Flav, and Michael Jackson just simply because the energy of each individual and the hunger you received anytime you watched their stage presence.

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2011? How do you see yourself fitting into that?

Young Hunt: I believe hip hop is in a state where music will have to be more thought out because its alot of people doing it. I think it can be a bit over saturated at times with catchy hooks and witty lines but it will make our youth appreciate the true poets who come. I believe I will fit into the game by giving what I have to offer and that’s sounds that are pleasant. I believe God will bless what I’ve been working hard for and help bring forth my whole movement.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

Young Hunt: My future plans are to just network and continue to work hard on what i believe in. I think that I will get to a level where I’ll be able to make a movie and people will get to see my life as a whole and relate to what I’m sayin’ in my lyrics more so. Its going to be a long ride like it has been but I’m a firm believer in faith.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

Young Hunt: I just want people to understand that life is beautiful and music is my outlet whenever I need to get things off my chest and it helps me with some of my thoughts.

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

Young Hunt: , , search for carolinas own,

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R.I.P. Nate Dogg

nate dogg R.I.P. Nate Dogg

Though a coroner has not yet determined the official cause of death in the case of G-Funk pioneer Nate Dogg (born Nathaniel Hale), the singer’s friend and manager said that the “Regulate” star likely succumbed to complications stemming from a pair of strokes he suffered in 2007 and 2008.

Manager Rod McGrew told TMZ that the singer’s family believes the complications were the cause of the unexpected passing on Tuesday at the age of 41.

Nate Dogg was born in Long Beach, California. He was the friend and partner in the rap game with rappers Snoop Dogg, Warren G, RBX, Daz Dillinger and was the cousin of Butch Cassidy and Lil’ ½ Dead. He began singing as a child in the New Hope Baptist Church in Long Beach, and at Life Line Baptist Church in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where his father (Daniel Lee Hale) was a pastor. At the age of 16 he dropped out of high school in Long Beach, California and left home to join the United States Marine Corps,[1] serving for three years.

Nate, Snoop Dogg and Warren G, who all belonged to the Rollin 20 Crips gang formed a rap trio called 213[2], which recorded its first demo in the back of the famed V.I.P record store in Long Beach. The demo was later heard by Dr. Dre at a house party, who was impressed with Nate’s soulful voice.

Nate Dogg made his debut on The Chronic. Singing in what later become his trademark style, he was well-received by fans and critics alike, and would go on to sign with Death Row Records in 1993. Nate Dogg was also featured on Mista Grimm’s “Indosmoke” with Warren G. Then in 1994 he produced his first hit single “Regulate” with Warren G. Nate Dogg was also featured in many Tupac releases, including his collaboration record Thug Life: Volume I. In 1998, after a tumultuous time at Death Row Records, he released another album. The double album was titled G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2 and was followed up in late 2001 with Music & Me on Elektra Records. Music & Me peaked at number three on the Billboard hip-hop charts in 2001.[3]

In 2002, Nate Dogg appeared on a celebrity episode of the Weakest Link, making it to the last three players before being eliminated by Xzibit and Young MC.[4]

Nate Dogg was arrested in Arizona in April 2002 and was charged with firearms and drug offenses.[5] He pleaded guilty in May 2002 and was subsequently sentenced to probation and community service.[6] He was also ordered to attend drug counseling sessions.[6]

Nate was generally more successful in collaborations with other hip-hop artists. As of 2004, Nate Dogg has featured in and contributed to over 40 chart singles.[7]

After a number of delays and an original release date of April 2004, his self-titled album Nate Dogg was released on Affiliated Entertainment Group on June 3, 2008.

Nate was reportedly making “significant” progress in his recovery from the second stroke and was “95 percent recovered from the first stroke” he suffered in 2007, according to McGrew. No information was ever released about what had caused those previous health crises — and MTV News could not reach McGrew for comment at press time — but the manager said that second stroke had left the go-to West Coast hook-maker partially paralyzed and caused some memory loss.

McGrew told TMZ that before his death, Dogg had “cognitively fully recovered” from the 2008 stroke, regaining his memory and feeling fully alert and aware until his final days.

“We appreciate the enormous outpouring of response from all over the world,” McGrew said in a statement released on behalf of himself and Nate’s family. “We greatly appreciate that and thank everyone for their prayers and support. … We know that Nate will be hanging out with his good friends 2Pac and Biggie.”


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