Tha Alkaholiks are a group every hip hop head is familiar with. From their many treks on the WARPED Tour to their many worldwide tours, from their critically acclaimed album to collaborations with everyone from Xzibit, Kurrupt, Busta Rhymes, ODB and Danger Mouse, Tha Liks practically ran west coast hip hop in the ‘90s and beyond. They were also one of the first groups to really bring rock audiences and rap crowds together via their high energy live shows, penchant for drunken antics and anthems, and love of rowdy, headbangin’ beats with fist-pumpin’ choruses.
So imagine our excitement when Tash of Tha Liks stopped by Freestyle 101 to spit game and introduce us to his latest protégées, North Carolina rapper Osin and Ohio crooner Fameus. All three of these cats stepped into the booth and breathed straight fire! Tash even managed to reveal that he is the godson of soul legend Al Green (who knew?), has his own label is the works (Takeover Records), and even rapped about the status of his alleged beef with Xzibit. So get ready to get yer head blown off via this freestyle murder spree and make sure watch out for Tash’s upcoming solo album, Control Freak.
Next up on Freestyle 101 Ras Kass, then Myka 9, Lifesavas, Strong Arm Steady, Guru of Gang Starr, G-Unit’s 40 Glocc and Spider Loc, and many more. Check back every Tuesday at noon PST. Make sure to hit us up on MySpace and check out the archives and behind-the-scene- photo gallery. As always, beats by Messiaz.