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Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor. He is considered by many as one of the most significant 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.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group consisting of rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone. The group was signed to Ruthless Records in late 1993, when they debuted with their EP Creepin on ah Come Up. The EP included their breakout hit single "Thuggish Ruggish Bone".
Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo made up of West Coast rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger. They were signed to Death Row Records in their early careers and were key to the label's success.
Loyal to the Game is the ninth studio album and fifth posthumous studio album by Tupac Shakur. It contains remixes of previously unreleased music recorded by Shakur before his death in 1996. Released in the United States on December 14, 2004, Loyal to the Game was produced by Eminem.
Heaven'z Movie is the first solo album by the rapper Bizzy Bone, released on October 6, 1998. The songs "Marchin' on Washington", "Roll Call" and "Yes Yes Y'all" were cut short due to sample clearances not being made on time. The album reached #3 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and #2 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in 1998, and has been certified Gold on November 6, 1998 by the RIAA.
Thug World Order is the fifth studio album by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, released on October 29, 2002. This was the group's final album under Ruthless Records and have now created their own label Bone Thugs Records. Bone Thugs Records started off promoting their first two artist set for solo albums, LaReece and Bruce Hathcock. Tomica and the group met in Miami to record the album, as well as get on better terms. The group recorded five tracks while they were there.
The Art of War is the third studio album by hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony which was released on July 29, 1997. The album sold 394,000 units in its first week of release. The album was certified quadruple Platinum by the RIAA in June 1998. It was the first double-album from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. The album included the platinum-single "Look into My Eyes", and the gold-single "If I Could Teach the World". The whole album is produced by DJ U-Neek.
"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. The song is dedicated to the group's mentor, the late gangsta rap icon Eazy-E, and other family members. The song was the highest-debuting rap single when it debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It is their biggest selling single, reaching number one on the Hot 100, and in 1997, the song won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
Mo Thugs was an American hip hop collective formed and led by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Together, the Mo Thugs collective released four studio albums from 1995 to 2003. Their logo, a pyramid with a fist above it, is symbolic of their achievements; The pyramid stands for longevity, and the fist stands for victory. Unlike Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Mo Thugs were not on Ruthless Records.
T.H.U.G.S. is the debut solo album by rapper Flesh-n-Bone from the hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. The album was released on November 19, 1996, on Mo Thugs Records and Def Jam Recordings. The title stands for "Trues Humbly United Gatherin' Souls". The album has three singles: "World So Cruel", "Nothin' But Da Bone In Me" and "Playa Hater". The mood of the album ranges from tales of murder, kidnapping, demonic possession, and occult spirituality. T.H.U.G.S. received favorable to positive reviews from critics. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA on February 12, 1997.
Lenton Terrell Hutton is an American record producer and entrepreneur
"Runnin' from tha Police" is a 1995 song by rapper Tupac Shakur, featuring The Notorious B.I.G., Stretch, and Dramacydal. The song is significant, being one of very few compositions 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G. created together, as later hostility arose between the two rappers, ending all possible collaborations and inciting the East-West Coast Rivalry. The song, originally slated to appear on Thug Life's 1994 debut album, Thug Life: Volume 1, and 2Pac's 1995 album, Me Against The World, was scrapped both times due to varying controversies. It was later finally featured on the 1995 One Million Strong compilation album. The song charted at #81, #57 and #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks & Hot Rap Singles charts, respectively, in 1997.
A 2Pac Tribute: Dare 2 Struggle is a posthumously released tribute album dedicated to the late hip hop icon, Tupac Shakur.
One Million Strong is a 1995 compilation of hip hop music released by SOLAR Records to commemorate the 1995 Million Man March in Washington, D.C. The compilation was released on November 7, 1995 and featured some of hip hop's biggest names, including the song "Runnin' ", which was one of the few collaborations between Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. The album peaked at 36 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Bone Brothers is an American hip hop duo composed of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony members Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone. The first Bone Brothers album was released in 2005. Bizzy Bone had parted ways from the group in 2003 over personal differences and business decisions. Bizzy Bone had always remained friendly with the group and collaborating in songs such as Lil Eazy's This Ain't A Game and Krayzie Bone's Getchu Twisted Remix. The Bone Brothers track Hip-Hop Baby contains all four members in the music video. In 2009 the whole group came together to record tracks for Uni5: The World's Enemy during the wake of Flesh-n-Bone, the previously unofficial fifth member's return from prison. Bone Brothers is an album series and not a name for Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone collaboration albums. Albums like Still Creepin On Ah Come Up are excluded from the series. It is also conceivable of any pair or more Bone Thugs-N-Harmony members making a Bone Brothers album in the future.
Johnny Lee Jackson, professionally known as Johnny "J", was a Mexican American multi-platinum songwriter, music producer and rapper best known for his early career with Death Row Records and for his work with 2Pac for Me Against the World, All Eyez on Me as well as his posthumous albums. He was born in Juárez, Mexico, in 1969 and raised in South Central Los Angeles. Johnny "J" was co-owner and CEO of Klock Work Entertainment.
Bonde da Stronda is a Brazilian hip hop group formed in 2006 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by the MC's Mr. Thug and Léo Stronda. The group has recorded four studio albums and one independent album.
Corporação is the third studio album of the band Bonde da Stronda, released on 4 July 2012 by the label Galerão Records.
O Lado Certo da Vida Certa is the fifth studio album by Brazilian hip-hop group Bonde da Stronda. Production for the album took place following the release of their mixtape, Feito pras Damas in early 2013. The album was released on September 30, 2013.
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