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|Birth name||Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale|
|Born||October 7, 1977|
|Origin||Irvington, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, motivational speaker|
|Years active||1994–2005 (rapping)|
2005–present (as motivational speaker)
|Labels||Outlaw Recordz, Death Row Records|
|Associated acts||Makaveli, Outlawz, Johnny J Tha Dogg Pound, Scarface,|
Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale (Arabic : مطاع واسن شهباز بيل) (born October 7, 1977), better known as Napoleon, is a former member of Tupac's rap group Outlawz. Beale has since converted to Islam and is now a motivational speaker.
In 2001 Mutah Napoleon Beale was invited to Islam by Mikal Kamil.Beale considers hip hop and Islam to be incompatible, because "they basically call for two different things" and that even if the song's message is positive, "if it is not according to the Sunnah (teachings) of the Prophet Muhammad, then it is unacceptable". He also believes that a "gangster Muslim" does not exist, and even claims that 2Pac was once offered the role of a gangster Muslim in a movie and he rejected it. Napoleon attended Father Mercredi Catholic School to speak about his life and when he became a Muslim. This took place in Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 26, 2010.
It was announced that a documentary on Beale's life and work was being undertaken, titled Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw.
Mutah is now involved in different fields of business. He now resides in Saudi Arabia.His latest business venture is MW Cafe, a coffee brand he is building with the first location in Ras Al-Khaimah.
Tupac Amaru Shakur, better known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor. Considered by many to be one of the most influential rappers of all time, much of Shakur's work has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory is the fifth studio album by American rapper Tupac Shakur, credited as the alias Makaveli. It was released on November 5, 1996, almost two months after his death, and was released through Death Row Records and Interscope Records. It is his first posthumous release and the only album released under a new alternative stage name, Makaveli. The album was originally scheduled for release in March 1997, but as a result of his death, Suge Knight released it four months earlier.
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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.
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"Hit 'Em Up" is a diss song by hip hop artist Tupac Shakur featuring the Outlawz, a group associated with him. It is the B-side to the single "How Do U Want It", released on June 4, 1996. The song's lyrics contain vicious insults to several East Coast rappers, chief among them, Shakur's former-friend-turned-rival, Christopher Wallace, also known as Biggie Smalls. The song was recorded at Can Am Studios in May 1996. Reporter Chuck Philips, who interviewed Shakur at Can Am, described the song as caustic anti-East Coast crusade in which the rapper threatens to eliminate Biggie, Sean Combs (Puffy), and a slew of Bad Boy artists and other New York acts." The song was produced by long-time collaborator Johnny "J" and uses the bassline from "Don't Look Any Further" by Dennis Edwards and interpolates "10% Dis" by MC Lyte, "Get Money" by The Notorious B.I.G.'s group Junior M.A.F.I.A.. The video, itself described as infamous, includes impersonations of Biggie, Puffy and M.A.F.I.A. member Lil' Kim.
Still I Rise is a collaboration album by 2Pac and the Outlawz. The album excludes some of the original line up of the Outlawz, including Hussein Fatal, who had left the group as he had refused to sign to Death Row. The album contains all previously unreleased, albeit remixed material. It was released on December 21, 1999, by Death Row Records and Interscope Records.
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... is the second studio album by American rapper 2Pac, released by Interscope Records on February 16, 1993. N.I.G.G.A. in the title is punctuated to refer to 2Pac's backronym "Never Ignorant in Getting Goals Accomplished". The album features guest appearances from the group Live Squad, 2Pac's stepbrother The Wycked, Ice-T, Ice Cube, Treach, Apache, Poppi, Deadly Threat, R&B singer Dave Hollister and Digital Underground.
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In 2007, there were over 5,000 Muslims residing in Puerto Rico, representing about 0.1% of the population. The early Muslim community largely consisted mainly of Palestinian and Jordanian immigrants who arrived between 1958 and 1962. At the time, the vast majority of Puerto Rico's Muslims lived in Caguas – a city in the island's central region located south of San Juan – where they operated restaurants, jewelry stores and clothing outlets. A storefront mosque on Calle Padre Colón in the Río Piedras district of San Juan served the entire religious community on the island during earlier years, however, today there are mosques and Islamic centers in Aguadilla, Arecibo, Hatillo, Ponce, Vega Alta, and San Juan. The American Muslim Association of North America (AMANA) also has an office in Cayey.
Tyruss Gerald Himes, better known by his stage names Big Syke and Mussolini, was an American rapper best known for his work with the American hip-hop groups Thug Life and Outlawz. His stage name "Big Syke" is a revision of his childhood nickname "Little Psycho". On December 5, 2016, Syke was found dead at his home in Hawthorne, California, reports indicate natural causes.
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Rufus Cooper III, also known by his stage name Young Noble, is an American rapper who is best known for being part of Tupac Shakur's rap group Outlawz. Noble joined the Outlawz in early 1996, and was also the last member to be added to the group by Tupac himself, before the late rapper's death in September 1996.
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Malcolm Greenidge, known as E.D.I Mean, and as of recently EDIDON, is an American hip hop artist and a member of the Outlawz. The name is intended to be a play on the name Idi Amin, former president of Uganda. While in the third grade, Malcolm became friends with Katari "Kastro" Cox who later introduced him to his cousin, Tupac Shakur.
This is the discography of rap group Outlawz below:
This is the discography of rapper Napoleon.
Yafeu Akiyele Fula, better known by his stage name Yaki Kadafi, was an American rapper, and a founder and member of the rap groups Outlawz and Dramacydal.
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Leroy Williams, professionally known by his stage name Mr. Lee, is an American record producer and entrepreneur from Houston, Texas. He has produced several albums, which achieved platinum and gold status, such as Scarface's My Homies, 2Pac's Still I Rise, Paul Wall's The Peoples Champ. He was one of the in-house producers of Rap-A-Lot Records, and a founder and CEO of Noddfactor Entertainment.