Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Arrangatang Gang - Exclusive Interview & MP3s
Boyz In Da Hood
U Ain't Real
CHH: Who is in the Arrangatang Gang? How many members are there?
AG: The Arrangatang Gang Consists of AG & Coupe, 2 members.
CHH: Where is the group based? How were you formed?
AG: We are based out of Richmond, California AKA Rich City. We were childhood friends and we are really related, we found out later. But we been the Arrangatang Gang since we were 14. Now we are 21.
CHH: Who are you inspired by?
AG: We are inspired by ourselves but we came up rocking to E-40, Messy Marv, Young Jeezy , Mac Dre, Richie Rich, Yukmouth, The Jacka, and the original Hot Boys.
CHH: How did the name Arrangatang Gang come about?
AG: Since we were young we was in and out of jail, falling victim to the streets of Richmond. Selling drugz, packin heat. Ya Know all da hood ish. So our big brotha, Khali Hustle saw that and was like "Man, Yall Some Arrangatangz" so we took it and ran with it.
CHH: What were some of your early musical influences?
AG: The Hot Boys, E-40, Mac Dre, and Messy Marv is what inspired us but 2Pac, Eazy-E, Young Turk, Nas, and Jadakiss influenced us!
CHH: What are you listening to now?
AG: Now we Listenin to Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy, Drake, and still E-40, Messy Marv, and Mac Dre.
CHH: What artists are you looking forward to working with? Who have you worked with?
AG: We are looking forward to working with Drake, Fabolous, Nate Dogg, 50 Cent, Young Buck, Trick Daddy, Bun B, J-Diggs, Trey Songz, and Jazzy Pha. We have done songs and projects with such artists as Messy Marv, Yukmouth, The Jacka, The Pack, Richie Rich, Skip of UPT, Wilean from SUC, Dem Hoodstarz, Kaz Kyzah, J-Stalin, Beeda Weeda, Arkaydion, Guce, Killa Keise, and more.
CHH: What projects do you have out now?
AG: We currently have 3 projects out. Thugland Volume 1 & 2, hosted by Yukmouth and Messy Marv and Signed, Sealed & Delivered. You can also find us on Giants & Elephants by Guce & J-Stalin, Shady Bunch 3, Guce Presents Bullys With Slap, Base Rock Music, Tales From The Hood, West Coast Gangsta, DJ Racks' Quit Hatin On The BAY 2K10 Hosted By Shady Nate and The Jacka, and Messy Marv's new CD, Millionaire Gangsta. We on that CD twice.
CHH: What are you working on now?
AG: Upcoming projects are Poisin Similac with DJ Jack, Old Hustle New Money with Mr DJ of The Mixtape Mob, The Love Hate Story with Arkaydion, & The Arrangatang Island a solo mixtape.