Gurp City

It's like Vegas fool. San Francisco and the Bay Area rappers, producers and DJs all get together for one good cause, to get drunk as fuck and make good music. Gurp City consists of hip hop pioneers such as DJ Quest and DJ Eddie Def to underground legends like Bored Stiff and Sacred Hoop to freestyle champions TopR and Conceit...pretty much every alcoholic rapper in the Bay Area of California. The Gurp Fam keeps growing and innovating rap music with artists like Trunk Drank, Z-Man, Fist Fam, Grand Invincible, Fay Dog, G-Pek, Eddie K, DJ Marz, Bullet Proof Space Travelers, Bullet Proof Scratch Hampsters, DJ Cue, Brandon B, Luke Sick, Iron Fist, Thuggy Fresh, 6 Feet Deep, DJ Mathew Africa, 4oneFunk, DJ Teeko, DJ Max Kane, DJ Mista-B, DJ B. Cause, DNAE Beats, Boac, The Makai, Third Sight, The AlterBoys, MC Oroville, Illsquad, Live Human, Lords Crew, Alex Pardee, Zero Friends, Big Sammy, DJ Raw B and Fatees.

Random Gurpin’

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Random Gurpin’ is a new segment shining light on some unheard or cutty ass tracks you may have missed from the crew. For the first one we have a joint from Luke Sick and Wordsmith and another from Z-MAN produced by Big Shawn.

Luke & Wordsmith

Rocktober continues…..


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BOAC is back with the first single from his long awaited new album, HEAT WAVE.

Don’t Sleep. Earthlings/Machete Vox/Gurp City.

Z-MAN live footage from 10/3

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Live at the Elbo Room in S.F. we have the classic “Party On” from Dope or Dogfood and “Suicide is Played Out” from In Case You Forgot

Shout out to my muthafuckin’ sohab White Business aka PD Stackin for the footage.

GURP CITY SOUTH – New Singles Series –

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First up we have a posse cut featuring Philo, Smidi, Ronny Mac, & Foul Mouth Jerk killing shit over a beat from Big Shawn of Bored Stiff fame. Way too real.

Next up we have Free Radio with the latest single from their dope album, The Powers That Be. I was sleepin’ on this joint.

The third track in the series is another posse cut feat. Philo, Johnboy, and J Eazy and was Prod. Philo and Micah Aza.

All three are free downloads of course. Snappy Toms.

DJ CUE Mixes

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One of the most underrated pioneers of westcoast turntablism, DJ CUE of the Bullet Proof Space Travelers, has put up a few of his mixes for download on his site.
There are four mixes in total, just follow the link and hit next for the others.

Rocktober is upon us!

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I’ve been slacking on my Rocktober duties this year because the gurp has had a tight hold on me. I’ll make up for it though. Here’s the annual jumpoff with this Gurp City classic, Six Feet Deep feat. Heathakilla, Cheers.

Cue’s Records Reunion BBQ

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4 Hours Of Sleep (Digital Reissue)

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Z-Mainey wanted this available again as well so here it is in all its glory. This was done between The Bachelors album and Dope or Dogfood. A true underground classic, gurp city style.
Z-MAN – 4 Hours Of Sleep

Shit be shady when you can’t sleep.

Grand Invincible – Winter 365 Remixes

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A Verse Or Two (digital reissue)

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Since not very many people got to hear it the first time around, Z-MAN’s first solo outing, A Verse Or Two, is now available digitally in all its janky 4-track glory. Take a trip down memory lane when shit was real mainey. Featuring The Gingerbread Man, Luke Sick, DJ MARZ on the cuts & beats from Slim Goodworth.

California Brainwashed Sneak Peak Show!

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Come get a taste of Z-MAN’S upcoming album, California Brainwashed, with some of the northern cali’s best artists! Gurp with us.

R.I.P. Matthew Africa

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This past week the world lost an amazing individual, Matthew Africa. I only had the pleasure of meeting him a few times but he was close friends with many people that are an integral part of Gurp City and some of my dearest friends. Gone but never to be forgotten he will live on thru his amazing contributions and the lives he touched.

DJ QUEST Flier Slides

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The original DJ QUEST put together this ill collection of fliers documenting the past 20 years of live performances….music mix taken from various DJ Quest recordings – mixed by DJ Quest of course. Alot of history in this slide show, got me reminiscing on so many great times.
Gurp City, been doin this.

Rime Force Most Illin’ live footage

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Rime Force Most Illin’ perform “Biggest Party of the Century” at the Independent in S.F. this past monday. They get loose on stage check the energy level from the crowd, its bonkers. Peace to DJ STEF for the footage.
The Force Is Slammin’ coming soon…

Gurp City Flasback – CONCEIT (Don’t Trip)

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Stumbled on this tape while moving a couple months ago after not playing it for at least ten years. Had totally forgot about this great joint by Conceit on it. Further proof of just how dope he is even from way back in 1998. I always play this a few times in a row.
Off of the A Sound For Sore Ears cassette from 1998. 4 Track Music.
produced by Dojah.

CONCEIT LIVES! …Strangeface/Gurp City/Kill Technology