One of the finest hip hop songs to come out of the West Coast, “Regulate” is more than just the early 90s classic that introduced us to Nate Dogg’s soulful voice and an easily robbed rapper named after our 29th president.
It’s the story of two friends overcoming all odds (like Frodo and Samwise). It’s a cautionary tale for those foolish enough to seek dice games on 21st and Lewis. And if you listen to the entire track, you’ll find that it also contains an algebraic breakdown of the G-Funk equation.
Elliott Smith’s brother is selling his 1999 Passat and donating the proceeds to charity to help musicians.
"This car means the world to me, and has a very interesting story to tell. Music buffs might get a kick out of knowing who used to own their ‘new’ car. I feel that $4,000 is fair for the vehicle, and I’ll be honest about every issue I’ve known on the car. You would have the knowledge that your $4,000 is helping people struggling with depression, drug abuse, etc., and keeping this world a decent place to live in with good music and healthy musicians."