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Definately not prolific, Terror Squad non-etheless became notable amid the later-’90s/early-2000s East Coastline rap scene, generally for boasting both Big Punisher and Body fat Joe one of the group’s account. Both sizable Latino rappers through the Bronx were currently superstars if they emerged jointly as Terror Squad in 1998, around enough time such posse initiatives became fashionable within the wake from the Wu-Tang Clan’s breakthrough. Specifically, Big Pun got recently scored a big success with “Still Not really a Participant,” while Fats Joe have been documenting major-label gangsta rap albums since 1993. Both of these big rappers had been the name-brand appeal to Terror Squad, which also included fellow Bronx rappers Cuban Hyperlink, Armageddon, Potential customer, and Triple Seis, alongside singer Tony Sunlight. Body fat Joe debuted the group on his Don Cartagena record (1998), featuring specific members individually and combining everyone for “The Hidden Hands.” A season later emerged the debut, self-titled Terror Squad record. Atlantic released it in Sept, nonetheless it didn’t spawn any considerable strikes. Terror Squad after that experienced an enormous setback using the sudden passage of Big Pun in Feb 2000. This essentially brought the group to a finish, and while everybody else dropped into obscurity, Body fat Joe centered on his progressively successful solo profession. He scored a number of commercial hits through the early 2000s as he well developed down his gangsta picture and started collaborating using the radio-friendly loves of Ashanti (“What’s Luv?”), R. Kelly (“We Thuggin'”), and Ginuwine (“Crush Tonight”). Throughout that same period, he do feature his Terror Squad co-workers on his albums, otherwise on his strikes. The group’s regular membership have been shuffled by this aspect, using the primary now made up of Armageddon, Tony Sunlight, Potential customer, and newcomer Remy, a feisty feminine MC who appeared to obtain unique emphasis. Finally, the group documented another album, Accurate Tale, released by Common in July 2004, an extended five years since Terror Squad’s debut discharge. The album’s lead one, “Lean Back again,” became an instant hit, breaking the very best Five of Billboard’s Popular 100 before Accurate Story even strike the street. Having a brand creation by sure-fire hitmaker Scott Storch, the membership track pass on through metropolitan America like wildfire, its anti-dance dance stage capitalizing well for the clubby developments of that time period: its connect (“My niggas don’t dance, we simply draw up our jeans/Perform the Rockaway/Today lean back, low fat back, lean back again, lean back again”) was well-illustrated within the song’s fun, seriously rotated video. The tune put Fats Joe back the limelight (his previous record, 2002’s Loyalty, have been a disappointment by all procedures), and it primed Remy to get a single jaunt of her very own. The group included their frequent manufacturer on 2006’s Terror Squad Presents DJ Khaled: Listennn, and they hung it up.

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Full Name Terror Squad
Music Songs Lean Back, Rudeboy Salute, Pass the Glock, Whatcha Gon Do?, In for Life, Take Me Home, My Kinda Girls, '99 Live, As the World Turns, Thunder in the Air, Yeah Yeah Yeah, Bring’em Back, Nothing’s Gonna Stop Me, Payin' Dues, Terror Era, Feelin' This, Triple Threat, Let Them Things Go, Hum Drum, Yes Dem to Def, www.Thatsmyshit.com, Streets of NY, Tell Me What U Want, Pass Away, Bring It On, All Around the World, Terror Squadians, Give It 2 You, War, Rotter-Rave-Dam, Gimmie Dat, At the Speed of Life
Albums True Story, The Album
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Award for Best Group, VGX Award for Best Song in a Game, Billboard Music Award for R&B/Hip-Hop Group of the Year


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2012 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Premiya Muz-TV 2007 2007 TV Special performer: "Lean Back"
CSI: NY 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004 Video Game performer: "Lean Back"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
X Factor 2008 TV Series Themselves - Allstar Performer / Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial 2005 TV Series Themselves - Accused

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group For the song "Lean Back."


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