Hussein Fatal

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Background information
Birth nameBruce Edward Washington Jr.
Also known asFatal Hussein
Born(1977 -04-03)April 3, 1977 [1] [2] [3]
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedJuly 10, 2015(2015-07-10) (aged 38)
Banks County, Georgia, U.S. [2]
Years active19942015
Labels Relativity, Rap-A-Lot

Bruce Edward Washington Jr. (April 3, 1977 July 10, 2015), [2] better known by his stage name Hussein Fatal or sometimes as Fatal Hussein, was an American rapper, best known for his collaborative work with Tupac Shakur as a member of the rap group Outlaw Immortalz or just Outlawz.

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Early life

Fatal was born Bruce Edward Washington Jr. on April 3, 1977. [2]

Career

Washington first appeared as "Hussein Fatal" in February 1996 on the songs "All Bout U" and "When We Ride" from Shakur's album All Eyez on Me . As a member of the Outlaw Immortalz, his name was chosen to evoke a villain, Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. In June 1996, he was featured on Shakur's song "Hit 'Em Up", insulting Shakur's rivals in the song's second verse.[ citation needed ]

After Shakur was fatally shot in September 1996 and Outlawz member Yaki Kadafi was murdered in November, Washington didn't appear on another recording until 1998 when Relativity Records released his first solo album In the Line of Fire . [4] Unfortunately the label went bankrupt; the album wasn't promoted and sold poorly.[ citation needed ]

Washington then signed with Rap-A-Lot Records and began work on a second solo studio album, Death Before Dishonor, recording over 40 songs before being arrested in December 1999 for an assault committed three years earlier. Rap-A-Lot Records released the album as Fatal after he was paroled in 2002.[ citation needed ]

In 2003, Washington performed on four songs of Ja Rule's album Blood in My Eye : "The Life", "It's Murda (Freestyle)", "The Wrap (Freestyle)" and the eponymous title track, "Blood in My Eye". He also appeared on the remix of Ashanti's "Rain On Me", and in Ja Rule's "Clap Back" music video.[ citation needed ]

He performed again with Outlawz on their 2010 mixtape Killuminati 2K10 and their 2011 mixtape Killuminati 2K11 , [5] and on the 2011 album, Perfect Timing . He also appeared on the tracks "Emancipation" and "Welcome To Real Life", [ citation needed ] from fellow Outlawz member Young Noble's 2012 album Son of God .[ citation needed ] He continued to release mixtapes on his own label, Thugtertainment, until his death.[ citation needed ]

Death

Fatal died in a car accident in Banks County, Georgia on July 10, 2015, at the age of 38. His girlfriend Zanetta Yearby was driving and was charged with DUI, first-degree vehicular homicide, and reckless driving. [6]

Discography

Solo albumsYearLabel
In the Line of Fire 1998 Relativity Records
Fatal 2002 Rap-a-Lot, Asylum Records
Born Legendary 2009Thugtertainment
The Interview: It's Not a Gimmik 2 Me 2013
Ridin' All Week on 'Em2015
Legendary Status2018Hussein Entertainment
With Young Noble YearLabel
Thug in Thug Out 2007High Powered, Koch, Thugtertainment, 1Nation Ent.
Outlaw Nation Vol. 3(Mixtape)2013Thugtertainment, Outlaw Recordz
Jerzey Giantz(Mixtape)2014
With Nutt-SoYearLabel
Outkasted Outlawz 2010Nutty's Playhouse Entertainment, Thugtertainment
With Outlawz YearLabel
Killuminati 2K102010 1Nation Ent., Thugtertainment
Killuminati 2K11 2011
Perfect Timing Universal, Fontana, 1Nation Ent., Krude

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Outlawz: WorldwidehimselfDocumentary DVD
2003Eyes On Hip Hop – The Chronicle Vol.1himselfDocumentary DVD
Beef himselfDocumentary DVD
2004All Access Vol.5himselfDocumentary DVD
2007Smooth: The Game Is DeadMotion picture debut
2008The Money Kept CominghimselfDocumentary DVD
Ca$h RulesM.J.Motion picture debut
2011 Sex, Money and You Already Know: The Hykine Johnson StoryFatalMotion picture debut
2013Napoleon: Life of an OutlawhimselfDocumentary DVD
Sleeping With AngelsWalter KurtzMotion picture debut
Can't Forget New JerseyhimselfDocumentary
Bound by BloodMotion picture debut

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