Shon Adams, better known by his stage name E-A-Ski, is a rapper and producer from Oakland, California. The ground-breaking roots of Oakland native E-A-Ski trace back deep within the concrete history of Bay Area music. Where you can find the musical fingerprints of E-A Ski with Spice-1 before and during his time with Jive Records, and Master P’s early success with No Limit Records. As an original one-fifth member of No Limit’s TRU, along with Master P, King George, Big Ed and Rally Ral. E-A Ski released “1 Step Ahead of Y’all” through In-A-Minute/No Limit in 1992. By the mid 1990s he had left “No Limit”. In addition, E-A Ski had his song “Blast If I Have To” featured on the soundtrack to the Ice Cube and Chris Tucker movie Friday. This star-studded, multi-platinum soundtrack featured various tracks from Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Scarface, Cypress Hill, Rick James, Roger Troutmanand several other industry heavyweights. If you look behind the music you will see that E-A Ski has been involved with various stand-out projects by some hip-hop’s most accomplished artists like Ice-T, Spice-1, Jayo Felony, Too $hort, Ice Cube, Master P, Nate Dogg, WC, Dr. Dre, Eminemand others throughout the 1990’s and into the new millennium. In 2011 and fresh off the presentation of the Okanagan 2010 Film Festival Award winning short film “No Problem”. Which features Danny Glover of the Lethal Weapon films series, E-A Ski started. Check out his new “Cruise Control” music video featuring Ice Cube and Danny Glover below after the jump… » Read more..
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The West Coast hip hop living legend is definitely hard at work on his next upcoming album, which will be titled “Everything’s Corrupt.” For which he says won’t stray away from what he’s known for. Serving as the follow up to his 9th studio album “I Am The West,” Ice Cube has said this album will be different than any one of his other albums, having a different direction for the album. The album was released independently under his label Lench Mob Records. Ice Cube stated that “being independent is beautiful because we can do things ‘out the box’ that record companies would usually frown at. Instead of working from a ready-made cookie-cutter marketing plan, we can tailor make a marketing plan specifically for me”. A specific date for the upcoming “Everything’s Corrupt” LP’s release was unknown. In November 2011, Ice Cube said via Twitter that he was 7 songs into the current album he’s recording. He also stated he “always got an album coming out” which suggests that he isn’t thinking of rap retirement to focus on acting in the near future. Check out his interviews with MTV News below… » Read more..