Produced by Dr. Dre, “We’re All In The Same Gang,” is a 1990 single by a collection of left coast emcees aimed at bringing a stop to gang violence in the inner cities. Like their east coast counterparts did a year prior, The West Coast Rap All-Stars proved that hip-hop talent can come together for a greater good.
Who: (In Order of appearance)
King T, Body & Soul, Def Jef, Michel’le, Tone Loc, Above The Law, Ice T, Dr. Dre & MC Ren, Young MC, Digital Underground, MC Hammer, Eazy-E
Where They At Now:
King T – The west coast legend is currently putting in work as a member of the rap crew 1st Generation Gang. Hit him on Twitter @kingtla.
Body & Soul – Not much to report on the duo since group member Dee Barnes became famous for hosting the mid 1990’s music video show “Pump It Up.”
Def Jef – You can catch up with the rapper/producer on Myspace where he offers this sound advice “execs don’t have a clue about music.”
Michel’le – The high-pitch voiced songstress has been m.i.a. on the R&B scene for over a decade.
Tone Loc – The rapper turned actor is cutting checks these days doing voiceovers and bit roles in Hollywood.
Above The Law – The gangster rap pioneers haven’t been doing much banging on the beats since their 2009 album, Sex, Money & Music.
Ice-T – The O.G is putting in work playing a cop on the popular TV series, “Law & Order: SVU.”
Dr Dre and MC Ren – Guess which one is on the current cover of XXL magazine?
Young MC – If you want to bust a move with Young MC hit up his Facebook for a list upcoming events.
Digital Underground – Still in the studio cranking out their lighthearted raps.
MC Hammer – Just rapped up a short-lived rap beef with Jay-Z.
Eazy-E – Died in March 1995 due to complications from AIDS. R.I.P Eazy.