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  • 03Jan
    2014

    Introducing Raj Hills, Mentored By DJ Quik & BlackTone, Single With Kam

    Today we want to introduce you to a name that some of you may know, but many of you will not.

    Raj Hills was born and raised in South Central, going on to play basketball (Artiesia) in Southern Cali winning multiple state championships there and in college.

    All the while Raj had a passion for music and that stepped to a new level when a friend introduced Raj to BlackTone & DJ Quik. Both took to Raj right away, appreciating his passion and independent grind and have since become his mentors, BlackTone tutoring him on the business side and Quik on music.

    Since then Raj has performed with DJ Quik, Suga Free, E-40 and Ice-T, including when Quik asked Raj to play 2Pac at three of his concerts in tribute to Pac. Last year Raj shot a video dedication to DJ Quik while Quik was mixing Rick Ross and Maybach Music upcoming project – in the visual Raj sat in on the session, raps over the classic “Late Nite” with some words of tribute before speaking to Quik on a personal level about his friendship with Tupac. If you missed that video check it below.

     

    Over the last few years Raj Hills has been writing and recording with the hope to release an album in 2014, one track which caught our ear late last year was “Stay Strong” featuring none other than KAM. The track came about after the two met at last years Krush Groove – check the track below and drop a comment!

    Raj Hills - Stay Strong (Feat. Kam) (Audio)

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Discussion 4 Responses

  1. January 4, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Real ass article. That’s my dude. With the legend Quik. Yall should check the new shit Raj got with 2pac’s Outlawz. Fire

  2. January 4, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    I will have to check him out. Quik finally pushing a new person who sound pretty dope.

  3. January 4, 2014 at 11:51 pm

    Thanks for the info I went and checked his youtube and googled Raj Hills, He got sick flows. When is his CD releasing Dubcnn? thanks for the read.

  4. April 24, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    Dude is Fire. No pun Intended. His new Project World on Fire. Is sick. Thanks Dubcnn. I read on westcoastrydaz he might get the role as Tupac for the movie. I wish him all the success. Yall was right about him on this one, and I’m usually skeptical about new artist, but from his new project dude got heat.