Thugcore 4 Life

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Thugcore 4 Life
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Studio album by Danny Diablo
Released August 14, 2007
Recorded 2007
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Length52:20
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Danny Diablo chronology
Hardcore 4 Life
(2005)
Thugcore 4 Life
(2007)
Hardcore 4 The Coldhearted
(2008)

Thugcore 4 Life is the fourth studio album by American hip hop and hardcore punk artist Danny Diablo. It was released August 14, 2007 via Suburban Noize Records. [1] [2] The album was praised by both hardcore punk fans as well as hip hop fans. This release was also the only Suburban Noize album to be distributed by Epitaph Records.

Dan Singer, known professionally as Danny Diablo a.k.a. Lord Ezec, is an American hardcore punk and hip hop recording artist, record producer, actor and model. He is a current member of underground hip hop acts The ShotBlockers, KAOS 13 and FTW, and a founding member of hardcore bands Crown Of Thornz, Skarhead and Icepick, which gained him huge success on the New York hardcore scene.

Suburban Noize Records, also known as "Subnoize", is an independent record label based in Burbank, California that specializes in punk rock and hip hop music. The label was founded in 1997 by Kottonmouth Kings vocalist Brad Xavier and Kevin Zinger.

Epitaph Records record label

Epitaph Records is an American independent record label owned by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, most acts signed to the label were punk and pop punk acts, while there are many post-hardcore and emo bands signed to the label as well. A large portion of the record label, known as Hellcat Records, is owned by Tim Armstrong, frontman of the punk rock band Rancid. Several sister labels also exist, such as ANTI-, Burning Heart Records, Fat Possum Records, Hellcat Records, and Heart & Skull Records that have signed other types of bands.

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Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."We Don't Care"3:15
2."Get Down"4:48
3."Banged Out"3:36
4."Funky Rhyme" (featuring Daddy X, Stress & Havok)3:50
5."Jersey White Trash"3:17
6."I'm A Shotblocker!!!" (featuring Prince Metropolitan, CeeKay & Panic)4:12
7."Livin' By The Gun"4:07
8."Satanic Shamrocks" (featuring Slaine, Skinhead Rob, Danny Boy & Big Left)5:19
9."Unstoppable"3:57
10."Mechanix" (featuring Necro, Skinhead Rob & Prince Metropolitan)5:11
11."The Harsh Truth" (The Icemen cover)5:06
12."Hardcore 4 Life"5:48
Total length:52:26

Personnel

Brad Xavier, known by his stage name Daddy X, is a hip hop artist and record producer. He used to be in the punk/hardcore band Doggy Style and the hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings in which he went by the stage name of Brad X. He was the frontman for Kottonmouth Kings, Humble Gods, and X-Pistols. He is married to Anna Rose and has a daughter named Sky Blue Xavier, and wrote a song for her on his debut solo album Organic Soul.

Danny Boy (rapper) American rapper

Daniel O’Connor, best known as Danny Boy O’Connor, is an American rapper and a member of the hip hop group, House of Pain. Danny Boy moved to California in the 1980s where he masterminded House of Pain.

Dante Ross is an American music industry executive, artists and repertoire representative, and producer. He was named one of the top-25 greatest A&R representatives in hip hop by Complex magazine. Ross started his A&R career at Tommy Boy records, at which he signed and handled the careers of such artists as De La Soul, Queen Latifah, and Digital Underground. Ross was then hired by Elektra Records and was the first person ever hired by a major label to be specifically a hip hop A and R man. Ross became the architect of Elektra Records hip hop roster where he signed acts Brand Nubian, Grand Puba, Pete Rock & C.L Smooth, KMD, Leaders of the New School, Busta Rhymes and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. He is currently a senior vice president of A&R at ADA Music, the independent distribution company owned by the Warner Music Group. He also serves as senior vice president of A&R for the newly re-activated Asylum records.

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References

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  2. "Danny Diablo - Thugcore 4 Life". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
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