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DJ Quik Delivers Another Consistent Effort On ‘The Midnight Life’

No disrespect to the self-proclaimed regulators (the late Nate Dogg and Warren G), but DJ Quik also pioneered the G-Funk sound. The Jheri-curled MC has always kept his music gangsta, while sprinkling in a bit of funk. Throughout his career, he's consistently put on for Compton (1991's "Born And Raised In Compton", 1992's "Just Like Compton"), which has led rappers like Kendrick Lamar and YG to drop knowledge on his impact. He's also embraced hip-hop's fascination with swag, popping bottles and living that life in earlier works like 1991's "Tonite" and "8 Ball". And we can't forget how he toppled ...

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