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Craig G

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Craig G’s profession began in the past due ’80s when he ran with renowned manufacturer Marley Marl and his Juice Staff posse. The Queensbridge rapper teamed with Marley in early stages, back 1985, once the two documented “Shout” and “Transformer,” both released by Pop Artwork Records. Though not at all as cherished as various other Marley classics in the era such as for example MC Shan’s “The Bridge” or Kool G Rap & DJ Polo’s “Poison,” the recordings had been a number of the producer’s initial and stay noteworthy, albeit difficult to find, because of this. G’s crucial recordings came soon afterward, specifically the single “Droppin’ Technology” as well as the Juice Team collabo “The Symphony” (both 1988). The second option track specifically stands out like a landmark second within the advancement of hardcore rap, creating the blueprint that unlimited East Coastline posses just like the Wu-Tang Clan would emulate a era later, the previous remains most likely G’s most enduring solo efficiency; both classics later on put together on Marley’s Home of Strikes best-of (1995). Within the wake of “The Symphony,” G authorized to Atlantic some of his Juice Team colleagues continued to be with Chilly Chillin’, the label that got long backed the collective; however, based on G in “The Blues,” the label also withheld the rapper’s royalty obligations. The move from Cool Chillin’ to Atlantic demonstrated fatal, as neither of G’s albums, The Kingpin (1989) and today, That’s SIMILAR TO It (1991), produced any impact, despite having Marley’s production. Therefore, as Juice Staff peers Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Masta Ace, and Kool G Rap & DJ Polo increased to prominent, long-lasting professions, G’s simmered quickly. He preserved a low account for a long time before finally re-emerging in the past due ’90s being a moonlighting underground MC. In 2003, he was back again over the mike because of this IS CURRENTLY, a full-length documented for D&D Information. Four years afterwards, G collaborated with both Polish rapper O.S.T.R. (producing an appearance on his record HollyLódz) and Dutch rapper Jerome XL. In 2008, he released Procedure GET BACK Hip-Hop on Visitors Entertainment/Great Hands.

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Full Name Craig G
Profession Rapper
Education Northwestern University
Nationality American
Music Groups Juice Crew
Music Songs Now That's What's Up, The Kingpin, Smoothing Out the Rough Spots, We Break Bread, Shout Rap, W.F.W.T, Turn This House Into a Home, What You’re Used To, Going for the Throat, Ripped to Streads, It’s My Turn, Girl Fever, Dopest Duo, N.I.O.M.M., Say What Ya Want, Take the Bait, No Favors, Shootin’ the Gift, Damn This Day, Freestyle Bonus, Don't Care Who We Bang, Words From Warbucks, Droppin' Science, I Want to Be in Luv, Rock Dis, Reintroduction, Quality Work, Executioner Song, Wrong Chick, Don’t Stop Loving Me, Just What I Need, Feel Ya Way
Albums Now, That's More Like It, The Kingpin, This Is Now!!!, This Is Now !!!, Operation Take Back Hip-Hop
Movies Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game performer: "Droppin' Science"
Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2005 "I'm Dangerous"
Music of the Heart 1999 performer: "Symphony Vol. 1" - as Craig G. / writer: "Symphony Vol. 1" - as Craig Curry

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Actor

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Dollars & Cents 2012 Short Phillip

Thanks

Thanks

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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary thanks
8 Mile 2002 special thanks

Self

Self

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Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 Documentary Himself
Laced: The Brooklyn Barbershop Experience 2011 Documentary Himself
Battle Rhyme for Reel Time 2003 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme 2000 Documentary Himself

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