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Above the Law is an American hip hop group from Pomona, California, founded in 1989 by Cold 187um, Laylaw, KMG the Illustrator, Go Mack, and DJ Total K-Oss.
Kim Renard Nazel (born June 17, 1965), better known by his stage name Arabian Prince, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and DJ.
The Atban Klann (A Tribe Beyond a Nation) was a hip hop group whose members were Will 1X, apl.de.ap, Mookie Mook, DJ Motiv8 (a.k.a. Monroe Walker), and Dante Santiago.
ATCO Records is an American record company and label founded in 1955 as a division of Atlantic Records.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Al Hassan Naqiyy (born Arlandis Hinton; January 23, 1975), better known by his stage name B.G. Knocc Out, is an American rapper known for collaborating with Eazy-E on the 1993 single "Real Muthaphuckkin G's".
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.
Blood of Abraham was an American hip-hop duo composed of Benyad (Benjamin Mor) and Mazik (David Saevitz).
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group.
"Boyz-n-the-Hood" is the debut single by Eazy-E as a part of N.W.A. The song is the lead single from N.W.A. and the Posse.
Brownside is a Chicano hip-hop group founded in 1993 by the late Eazy-E. The group originally consisted of rappers Toker (Gilbert Izquierdo), Wicked (Pierre Lamas), and Danger (Carlos Martinez), who was shot dead in 1996 from a drive-by.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Creepin on ah Come Up is the debut EP by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
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.
Tim Middleton (born June 15, 1969) known professionally as "DJ U-Neek" is an American record producer based in Los Angeles.
Antoine Carraby (born December 11, 1967), better known by his stage name DJ Yella, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer and film director from Compton, California.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
Andre DeSean Wicker (born May 5, 1971), better known by his stage name Dresta, is an American rapper known for collaborating with Eazy-E on the 1993 single "Real Muthaphuckkin G's".
Eazy-Duz-It is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist Eazy-E, released on September 13, 1988, by Ruthless Records and Priority Records.
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".
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Erik Francis Schrody (born August 18, 1969), known by his stage name Everlast, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, commonly known for his solo song "What It's Like" and as the front-man for rap group House of Pain.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Arturo Molina, Jr. (born May 31, 1964), better known as Frost (originally Kid Frost), is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer.
"Fuck tha Police" is a protest song by American rap group N.W.A that appears on the album Straight Outta Compton as well as on the ''N.W.A's Greatest Hits'' compilation.
Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.
Gazing at the Moonlight is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Hopsin.
Giant Records was launched in 1990 as a joint venture between Warner Bros. Records and record executive Irving Azoff.
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.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Marcus Jamal Hopson (born July 18, 1985), better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.
House of Pain is an American hip hop group who released three albums in the 1990s before lead rapper Everlast left to pursue his solo career.
H.W.A. (an initialism of Hoez With Attitudes) is an American all-female hip hop trio, composed of Jazz, Diva and Baby Girl, Diva was later on replaced by Go-Di.
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.
It's On (D̵r̵.̵ ̵D̵r̵e̵) 187um Killa is the second EP by rapper Eazy-E released in 1993, as a response to Dr. Dre's The Chronic.
Gerald Elliot "Jerry" Heller (October 6, 1940 – September 2, 2016) was an American music manager and businessman.
Jimmy 'Z' Zavala is an American musician.
Jerry B. Long Jr. (born March 10, 1969), better known by his stage name Kokane, is an American rapper best known for his distinctive vocal style and numerous guest appearances, such as on Snoop Dogg's Tha Last Meal.
Anthony Henderson (born June 17, 1973), better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur.
Steven Howse (born September 23, 1974) is a rapper known primarily for being a member of the group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Eric Darnell Wright Jr. (born April 23, 1984), better known by his stage name Lil Eazy-E and Lil Eazy, is a musician and HIV activist.
Livin' Like Hustlers is the debut album by American hip hop group Above the Law.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lorenzo Jerald Patterson (born June 16, 1969), better known by his stage name MC Ren, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Compton, California.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
Menajahtwa was a female rap duo from Compton, California composed of female rappers Spice and Royal T. They were signed to Eazy-E's Ruthless Records in the 1990s.
Michel'le Denise Toussant (born December 5, 1967), known mononymously as Michel'le, is an American R&B singer and songwriter.
Michel'le is the self-titled debut studio album by American recording artist Michel'le.
N.W.A (an abbreviation for Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California.
N.W.A. and the Posse is a compilation album released on November 6, 1987 by Macola Records.
Niggaz4Life (also known as Efil4zaggin) is the second and final studio album by gangsta rap group N.W.A, released in May 28, 1991.
No One Can Do It Better is the debut studio album by The D.O.C., released on August 1, 1989 by Ruthless Records, and Atlantic Records.
"Panic Zone" is the debut single by American hip hop group N.W.A. The song is also the second single off the compilation album N.W.A. and the Posse, which was a reissue of 12" EPs and singles released by Macola Records, the then manufacturer and distributor of Ruthless Records, N.W.A's label.
Penthouse Players Clique was an American hip hop duo that consisted of rappers Wilbert Bryan "Playa Hamm" Milo and Tweed Cadillac.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a form of pneumonia that is caused by the yeast-like fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii.
Priority Records is an American distribution company and record label known for artists including N.W.A, Ice-T, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Silkk the Shocker and Westside Connection.
Quincy Delight Jones III (born 23 December 1968) (also known as QDIII, QD3 and Snoopy) is a Swedish-American music producer, film producer, and author.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
Relativity Records, often self-identified as Relativity, was an American record label founded by Barry Kobrin at the site of his company, Important Record Distributors (IRD) in metro New York.
Jesse Bonds Weaver, Jr. (born June 22, 1962), better known by the stage name Schoolly D (sometimes spelled Schooly D), is an American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Straight Outta Compton is the debut studio album by American hip hop group N.W.A, released August 8, 1988, on group member Eazy-E's record label Ruthless Records.
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, and a former American football player.
Supersonic is the 1988 debut full-length studio album by American hip-hop group J. J. Fad.
Tairrie B (born Theresa Beth; January 18, 1965 in Anaheim, California) is an American singer and rapper.
"Tha Crossroads" is a song written and performed by hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, taken from their album E. 1999 Eternal and released in 1996.
Tracy Lynn Curry (born June 10, 1968), better known by his stage name The D.O.C., is an American rapper from Dallas.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Charles C. Scruggs Jr., better known by his stage name Wish Bone, is an American rapper and member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Yomo & Maulkie were an American hardcore hip hop duo from Los Angeles, California, composed of rappers Yomo (born Yomo Smith) and Maulkie (born Mark Eric Green).
100 Miles and Runnin is the only extended play by American hip hop group N.W.A. It was released on August 14, 1990 by Ruthless Records and Priority Records.