Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams is the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop. We talk about working with NWA, how he discovered Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, and just how different the music business was in the 70s and 80s.
James Lott Jr. interviews Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams about his book, N.ot W.ithout A.lonzo.
Bio: As a 30 veteran in West Coast Hip Hop, Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams is known around the world as the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop. He’s responsible for the careers of Easy E, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre, and is featured in Straight Out of Compton and the upcoming HBO documentary, The Defiant Ones. He is a founding member of the World Class Wrecckin Cru. This is his first book.