B-Legit

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B-Legit
Birth nameBrandt Jones
Also known asHash Brown Billo
Born (1968-01-13) January 13, 1968 (age 53)
Origin Vallejo, California
Genres Hip hop, Hyphy
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active1988–present
Labels Jive, Sick Wid It, Koch
Associated acts A-1, Celly Cel, The Click, Master P, Tupac Shakur, Too Short, Levitti, Mystikal, The Mossie, Scarface, Snoop Dogg, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Luniz, The Federation, UGK, Mack 10, Keak Da Sneak, Rick Rock, Young Buck, Paul Wall, Mac Dre, Blade Icewood, E-40

Brandt Jones (born January 13, 1968), better known by his stage name B-Legit, is an American rapper from Vallejo, California. [1]

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Early life

Brandt "B-Legit" Jones graduated from General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo Senior High School on June 17, 1986. He was a member of the Vallejo High School marching band.

Career

Before he started his music career, he went to Grambling State University. He became a member of The Click, a rap group formed by his cousin E-40. [1] He was featured on the track "Aint Hard 2 Find" on 2Pac's album All Eyez on Me . He has been on several independent and major labels such as Sick Wid It Records, [1] Jive Records, [2] and Koch Records. [3] He has collaborated with numerous other artists including E-40, Celly Cel, Master P, Too Short, Scarface, Snoop Dogg, C-Murder, Bushwick Bill, Jadakiss, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Styles P, The Federation, Mystikal, UGK, Mack 10, Daryl Hall, Keak Da Sneak, Rick Rock, Young Buck, The Luniz, Paul Wall, and the late Mac Dre. [1]

Discography

Studio albums

Collaboration albums

Compilation albums

Mixtapes

Guest appearances

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