Exclusive: E-40 explains why his "Book Of Slang" with "Murder Dog" magazine was never released and hints at a hiatus after dropping his "Block Brochure" albums.
Self-made Bay Area legend E-40 has remained consistent, changing the game over the past few decades in a major way. The Vallejo, California rapper responsible for phrases like "fo " shizzle" and "you feel me?" has been in the game since the early "90s becoming one of the pioneering acts from his area on a major label after signing his Sick Wid It imprint to Jive in 1994. Hip Hop has evolved drastically, but "Forty Fonzarelli" has continued to remain relevant working both with new school rappers YG, Problem and IAMSU! on the radio hit "Function," while also collaborating with fellow OG Too Short on a collaborative album that was released last summer.
As he readies his latest 45-track trilogy Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil Parts 4, 5 & 6 featuring the likes of Rick Ross, Chris Brown, ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz and Juicy J, expect to hear more bangers from the Sick Wid It Records founder.
On the set of his "Plush" video at a Canoga Park soundstage, "40 Water" steps away from the glossy, black Rolls Royce surrounded by cameras to sprinkle us with knowledge about his new wine brand, never-released Book Of Slang, and his remarkable ability to drop albums non-stop.