DJ Quik covers the LA Weekly this week. But the West Coast legend can't be confined to a couple thousand printed words.

So we went to Compton with Quik, and made a video.

Sitting in his studio in a Papa Smurf t-shirt, or sliding through Compton in his gleaming black Mercedes, DJ Quik talks about driving through Crip territory as a Blood, Eazy-E's offer of a million dollars to sign, and his disbelief that he's still alive. It's a trip through his hood, but also his life.

-Jeff Weiss

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