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|Birth name||Tyrone Wrice|
|Origin||California, United States|
|Instruments||Synthesizer, keyboards, turntables, drum machine, sampler|
|Years active||1994–2002, 2013|
Tyrone Wrice, better known by his stage name Hurt-M-Badd, is an American singer and record producer. He is a former member of short-lived R&B duo B-Rezell with Marc "MGM" McWilliams, which appeared on Death Row Records 1994 compilations Murder Was the Case and Above the Rim – The Soundtrack before the break-up. He participated on 2Pac's 1996 The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album, most notably produced the single "Hail Mary". In 1997 he co-produced one song each for The Lady of Rage's debut album and Gang Related – The Soundtrack . From 1998 to 2002, he continued to produce songs for the Outlawz and 2Pac's posthumous releases,    as well as worked with Willie D and Snypaz. In 2013 he produced a bonus track for Fatal's The Interview: It's Not a Gimmik 2 Me .
|"Horny"||1994||B-Rezell||Murder Was the Case|
|"Blowed Away"||Above the Rim – The Soundtrack|
|"Hold Ya Head"||1996||2Pac||Makaveli - The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory|
|"Hammer Time Brings It"||MC Hammer||Too Tight|
|"If I Was White"||2000||Willie D||Loved by Few, Hated by Many|
|"She Likes 2 Ball"|
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