Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort, and E-40 have formed a new hip-hop supergroup.
Dubbed Mt. Westmore, the supergroup of West Coast rappers was first revealed last year on the Serch Says podcast by Too $hort, who became involved in the project after a phonecall during lockdown from E-40 and Ice Cube.
“So I get a call during the early part of the quarantine from E-40 and Ice Cube going, ‘Man, we feel like we should do an album. Me, you, it’s E-40, Cube, Too $hort and Snoop Dogg,” he told MC Serch. “And I’m like… E-40 and Too Short are from the Bay, Snoop Dogg and Cube are from L.A. and we are like the West Coast foundation.’ We sat there and was like, ‘F*ck it, let’s do it.’ So, we start coming up with beats,”
The first, self-titled LP will drop in April this year, and E-40 and Too $hort confirmed that another West Coat pioneer, Dr. Dre, will feature on ‘Mt. Westmore’.
The group previously shared ‘Step Child’, which featured on the soundtrack for 2019 film ‘American Skin’. Check it out below.
(Photo via BrooklynVegan)
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