ANOTHER EXCLUSIVE: Snoop Dogg, Daz and Kurupt - Tha Dogg Pound - Reunite and Talk With The Source's West Coast Editor Ryan Ford

The Dynasty Continues As Hip-Hop's Greatest Magazine, The Source, Delivers

A Triple Threat Cover Split With Its July Issue #189

Daddy Yankee and The Latin Hip-Hop Explosion Grace The Source's Second Cover

Which Includes A Preview Of The Source Latino Spanish Language Magazine

Cover 3 Features Atlanta's New King of The South - T.I. and His P$C Crew

Jun 07, 2005, 01:00 ET from The Source

    NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Snoop Dogg told The Source exclusively
 that he wants to put beefs behind him for the interest of Hip-Hop and for the
 West Coast overall. Snoop's music career recently hit a high point with a
 number 1 single entitled, "Drop It Like It's Hot." He also became one of
 Hip-Hop's most bankable on-screen presences. But with great power comes
 responsibility. The Doggfather was concentrating on ways to help bring order
 to his own home on the West Coast and to his lingering beefs with the Dogg
 Pound Gangstas.
     Kurupt says, "There was a lot of people involved in all of us getting back
 together, from the street angle and the industry angle. But it was really
 about us ourselves coming up with an agreement. Cause when we got back
 together, everything flowed so cool." Daz adds, "I hooked up with Kurupt and I
 let him and Snoop talk. Then I came back in town and we went right to the
 studio and it was just like it never changed." Read more on the coming
 together of Hip-Hop legends -- Tha Dogg Pound -- in the July issue of The
     The July issue also features Daddy Yankee, one of the pioneers of
 Reggaeton (a mix of Hip-Hop, Reggae and tropical flows.) Daddy Yankee broke
 onto the mainstream American music scene with his mega-hit "Gasolina." The
 single has crossed all languages and has helped to sell over a million copies
 of his Barrio Fino record. He topped the Billboard Latin charts for 25 weeks
 at Number 1 and won this year's Billboard Latin Music award for best reggaeton
 album. Now, Daddy Yankee is poised to take reggaeton to the next level. Daddy
 Yankee says, "As the movement grows it fuses and blends with other styles of
 music besides Hip-Hop and Reggae, such as salsa. I see the union of Hip-Hop
 and reggaeton in the future." For more on Daddy Yankee and the explosion of
 reggaeton music, pick up the July issue of The Source on stands now. Also in
 the new issue look for a 2 page preview of The Source Latino written
 completely in Spanish.
     The third split cover in the new issue tells the story of T.I. Years after
 calling himself King Of The South, T.I. is stepping up his executive game by
 bringing out his P$C posse and ending his beef with Lil' Flip. While T.I. was
 serving time in a Georgia correctional facility for a parole violation, Lil'
 Flip used his spring 2004 concerts to dis the self-proclaimed King Of The
 South, according to T.I. Flip, denied ever dissing T.I. The beef simmered for
 more than a year as the two rappers exchanged disses on wax and in interviews.
 In April 2005, T.I. and Flip agreed to sit down at a closed doors meeting to
 settle their differences. Neither party wanted to go the way of 2Pac and
 Biggie. Catch the whole story in the July issue.
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