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Above the Rim is a 1994 American sports film co-written, storied and directed by Jeff Pollack in his directorial debut.
"Addictive" is a song by R&B singer Truth Hurts.
Aftermath Entertainment is an American record label founded by hip hop producer and rapper Dr. Dre.
All Eyez on Me is the fourth studio album by American rapper 2Pac (and the last to be released during his lifetime), released on February 13, 1996 by Death Row and Interscope Records.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
The American Music Award for Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip Hop has been awarded since 1989.
The 19th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 27, 1992.
Jason Lewis (born September 29, 1970, in New York, New York), better known by his stage name AMG, is a rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
Ark 21 Records was a record label established by Miles & Stewart Copeland in 1977, based in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States.
An assault is the act of inflicting physical harm or unwanted physical contact upon a person or, in some specific legal definitions, a threat or attempt to commit such an action.
Balance & Options is the fifth album by West Coast rapper and producer, DJ Quik.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Kevin Gilliam (born April 20, 1968), better known by his stage name BattleCat, is an American hip hop producer from South Los Angeles, California.
Better Dayz is the eighth studio album and fourth posthumous album by the late American rapper 2Pac, the third to be released without the artist's creative input and is the last to be a double-album.
Tyruss Gerald Himes (November 22, 1968 – December 5, 2016), better known by his stage names Big Syke and Mussolini, was an American rapper.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Bryon Anthony McCane II (born September 12, 1976),Whitburn, Joel (2008) Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–2006, Record Research,, p. 97 better known by his stage name Bizzy Bone, AKA Lil' Ripsta, is an American rapper and the youngest member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Blaqkout (stylized as "BlaQKout") is a collaboration album by rapper/record producer DJ Quik and rapper Kurupt.
Bernard Freeman (born March 19, 1973), is an American rapper better known by his stage name Bun B. He is best known as one half of the southern rap duo UGK (UnderGround Kingz), a group he formed in 1987 alongside Pimp C. Aside from his work with UGK, Bun B has released four solo albums, including 2010's Trill OG, which received the rare 5 mic rating from The Source.
Robert Leroy Parker (April 13, 1866 – November 7, 1908), better known as Butch Cassidy, Bureau of Land Management.
A cannabis shop, cannabis dispensary, or cannabis cooperative is a location at which marijuana is sold for recreational or medical use.
Classic 220 is the second album by West Coast hip hop group 2nd II None, released by Arista Records on October 12, 1999.
Compton's Most Wanted (C.M.W.) was an American gangsta rap group and one of the original pioneers of the West Coast hip hop scene.
Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
The Crips, also known as Original Crip Homies (OCH), are a gang based in the coastal regions of Southern California.
Delmar Drew Arnaud, better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz), is an American rapper and record producer from Long Beach, California.
Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.
Death Threatz is the second studio album by American rapper MC Eiht, released April 9, 1996 on Epic Street.
Deborah Cox (born July 13, 1971) is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and actress.
Deep Blue Sea is the soundtrack to the 1999 science fiction thriller film Deep Blue Sea.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Dogg Food is the debut studio album by the American hip hop group Tha Dogg Pound released October 31st, 1995.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.
Andwele Gardner (born February 14, 1978), better known by his stage name Dwele is an American soul singer, songwriter and record producer from Detroit, Michigan.
Earl Stevens (born November 15, 1967), better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper.
The East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry was a feud between artists and fans of the East Coast hip hop and West Coast hip hop scenes in the United States, especially from the mid to late 1990s.
Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1964March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap".
Ego Trippin' is the ninth studio album by American rapper Snoop Dogg.
Emma Rose Roberts (born February 10, 1991) Additional on October 9, 2016 is an American actress and singer.
Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons.
Erick Sermon (born November 25, 1968) is an American rapper, musician, and record producer.
Everybody Hates Chris is an American period sitcom that is based on the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock during the 1980s.
Fontana Records is a record label which was started in the 1950s as a subsidiary of the Dutch Philips Records.
George Edward Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer.
Get Rich or Die Tryin is the debut studio album by American rapper 50 Cent.
Head of State is a 2003 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Chris Rock and co-starring Bernie Mac.
Hi-C (born Crawford Wilkerson) is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
House of Music is the 1996 fourth and final studio album by American R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné! After the success of their 1993 Sons of Soul album and a hiatus marked by individual musical projects, the members of Tony! Toni! Toné! regrouped in 1995 and began recording House of Music at studios in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Sacramento.
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.
"In da Club" is a song by American rapper 50 Cent from his debut studio album Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003).
The Independent Albums chart (previously titled Top Independent Albums) ranks the highest-selling independent music albums and extended plays (EPs) in the United States, as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Interscope Records is an American major record label.
It's About Time is the debut album by Danny Boy, released on April 20, 2010.
Jackpot is the debut studio album by American rapper Chingy.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Jason Michael Lee (born April 25, 1970) is an American actor, photographer, producer, and skateboarder.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known professionally as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer.
James Iovine (born March 11, 1953) is a record producer best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records.
Jon B. (born Jonathan David Buck on November 11, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Kaam (from Sanskrit kama) meaning deep extensive desire, uncontrolled longing, concupiscence, sensuality or lasciviousness is counted among the five cardinal sins or sinful propensities in Sikhism.
Keeping Up with the Steins is a 2006 comedy film directed by Scott Marshall, and starring Garry Marshall, Jeremy Piven, Jami Gertz and Daryl Hannah.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Roger McBride (born December 14, 1968), better known by his stage name King T (formerly known as King Tee), is an American West Coast Hip hop rapper from Compton, California.
Royal Harbor (born May 12, 1975), known by stage name Knoc-turn'al, is a songwriter and rapper.
Ricardo Emmanuel Brown (born November 23, 1972), better known by his stage name Kurupt, is an American rapper, actor and former Executive Vice President of Death Row Records.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
Loyal to the Game is the ninth studio album and fifth posthumous studio album by Tupac Shakur.
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor.
Luniz (formerly the LuniTunes) is a duo from Oakland, California, formed by Yukmouth and Numskull.
Malice n Wonderland is the tenth studio album by American rapper Snoop Dogg; it was released on December 8, 2009, by Doggystyle and Priority Records.
Aaron Tyler (born May 22, 1971), better known by his stage name MC Eiht, is an American rapper born in Compton, California.
Menace II Society (pronounced Menace to Society) is a 1993 American teen hood drama film directed by Allen and Albert Hughes in their directorial debut, and starring Tyrin Turner, Jada Pinkett, Larenz Tate and Samuel L. Jackson.
Method & Red, sometimes written Meth and Red, is an American television sitcom that ran on Fox from June 16 to August 25, 2004.
The term "mixtape" (alternatively spelled mix-tape or mix tape) is used to describe various manners in which music is distributed.
Murder Was the Case is a 1994 short film and soundtrack album starring and performed by Snoop Doggy Dogg.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
N.W.A (an abbreviation for Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California.
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), was an American singer, songwriter, and actor better known by his stage name Nate Dogg.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
No Limit Top Dogg is the fourth studio album and second on No Limit Records by American rapper Snoop Dogg.
Paid the Cost is the only album by rap duo Penthouse Players Clique.
Penthouse Players Clique was an American hip hop duo that consisted of rappers Wilbert Bryan "Playa Hamm" Milo and Tweed Cadillac.
The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.
The Pirus, also known as Piru Street Family and Avenue Piru Gangsters (APG), are a Los Angeles street gang alliance based in Compton, and also present in the cities of Carson, Hawthorne, Houston, San Diego, Fresno, Santa Barbara and Watts.
Jason Martin (born May 8, 1985), better known by his stage name Problem, is an American rapper and record producer.
Profile Records is a record label that specialized in urban-oriented music such as hip hop.
QDT is a production supergroup, featuring DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg and Teddy Riley.
Quik Is The Name is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist and producer DJ Quik, released by Profile Records on January 15, 1991.
Top Rap Albums is an American record chart published by Billboard that ranks rap albums based on sales compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Rhythm-al-ism is the fourth studio album by American West Coast hip hop recording artist and producer DJ Quik, released on November 24, 1998, by Arista Records and was certified Gold by the RIAA on July 7, 1999.
Roger Troutman (November 29, 1951 – April 25, 1999), also known mononymously as Roger, was an American singer, composer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and the founder of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the funk movement and heavily influenced west coast hip hop due to the scene's heavy sampling of his music over the years.
David Brown (born 1983), better known by his stage name Roscoe, is an American rapper.
Ruthless Records is an American record label, founded by Eazy-E and Jerry Heller.
Safe + Sound is the third album by rapper/producer DJ Quik.
A sampler is an electronic or digital musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer, but instead of generating new sounds with filters, it uses sound recordings (or "samples") of real instrument sounds (e.g., a piano, violin or trumpet), excerpts from recorded songs (e.g., a five-second bass guitar riff from a funk song) or other sounds (e.g., sirens and ocean waves).
Tramayne Thompson (born October 22, 1982), primarily known by his stage name Shade Sheist, is an American songwriter and recording artist from Inglewood, California.
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "Shaq", is an American retired professional basketball player currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
Straight Checkn 'Em is the second studio album by American rap group Compton's Most Wanted, released July 16, 1991 on Orpheus Records.
Dejuan Walker (born January 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Suga Free, is an American rapper from Pomona, California.
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, and a former American football player.
Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000 is a compilation album released on May 4, 1999 by Death Row Records featuring performances by various artists, including 2Pac, Treach, Scarface, Tha Realest, Swoop G, Lil' C-Style, K-Ci, Soopafly, Jewell, Danny Boy, Outlawz, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, E-40, Top Dogg, DJ Quik, and Miilkbone among others.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Talib Kweli Greene (born October 3, 1975) is an American hip hop recording artist, entrepreneur, and social activist.
A talk box is an effects unit that allows musicians to modify the sound of a musical instrument by shaping the frequency content of the sound and to apply speech sounds (in the same way as singing) onto the sounds of the instrument.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz).
Tha Doggfather is the second studio album by American rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg.
The Best of DJ Quik: Da Finale is a greatest hits album by rapper and producer DJ Quik.
The Black Album is the eighth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z, released on November 14, 2003, by Roc-A-Fella Records.
The Book of David is the eighth studio album by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released April 19, 2011 on Mad Science and Fontana Distribution.
Tracy Lynn Curry (born June 10, 1968), better known by his stage name The D.O.C., is an American rapper from Dallas.
The Fixxers is a hip hop supergroup formed in late 2006 by two Compton-based West Coast rap veterans DJ Quik and AMG.
Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name The Game (or simply Game), is an American rapper and actor.
The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s.
Thy Kingdom Come is the fifth studio album by West Coast hip hop artist King T. It was released in 2002 on Greedy Green Entertainment and Mo Beatz.
The Midnight Life is the ninth studio album by American rapper DJ Quik The album was released on October 14, 2014, by Mad Science Recordings and INgrooves Music Group.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper.
The Red Light District is the fifth studio album from American recording artist Ludacris.
The Roots is an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Source is a United States-based monthly full-color magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, founded in 1988.
TMZ is a tabloid news website that debuted on November 8, 2005.
Tony! Toni! Toné! is an American soul/R&B group from Oakland, California, popular during the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Terrance Quaites (born May 24, 1976), known professionally as TQ, is an American R&B singer.
Trauma is the seventh album by rapper/producer DJ Quik.
Shari Watson (born October 10, 1971, St. Louis, Missouri), known as Truth Hurts, is an American Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter.
Truthfully Speaking is the debut studio album of the St. Louis R&B singer Truth Hurts, on which Dr. Dre was executive producer.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
Under tha Influence is the sixth album by rapper/producer DJ Quik.
Until the End of Time is the seventh studio album, third posthumous album by the late rapper Tupac Shakur which is certified 4x platinum by RIAA.
Way 2 Fonky is the second studio album by American hip hop artist and producer DJ Quik; released by Profile Records on July 21, 1992.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter.
Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor.
Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974), better known by his stage name Xzibit (pronounced "exhibit"), is an American rapper, actor, television host, radio personality and record producer.
You Can't Stop the Reign is the third studio album released by Shaquille O'Neal.
2nd II None is a rap group from Compton, California.
2nd II None is the self-titled debut album from Compton hip hop duo 2nd II None.
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.
8Ball & MJG is an American hip hop duo from Memphis, Tennessee.