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 Kurupt: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Daz dillinger (aka dat nigga daz born delmar arnaud in long beach, california) is an american record producer and rapper known for his work with death...
Kurupt became friends with the late rapper Tupac Shakur[Click link for more facts about this topic] when Tupac signed with Death Row in 1996 and it was Tupac who gave him the nickname Young Gotti.
That year Kurupt also released his third solo LP Space Boogie.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ku/kurupt.htm   (1136 words)

 Kurupt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kurupts big break came in 1992 when he appeared in Dr Dre's- The Chronic[[1]] he appeared alongside Daz in the two person group called Tha Dogg Pound.
Even though Kurupt represents West Coast gangster rap he was actually born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Kurupt became friends with the now assasinated rapper Tupac Shakur when Tupac joined Death Row records in 1996, it was Tupac[[2]] who named Kurupt- Young Gotti.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kurupt   (665 words)

Kurupt debuted on the world stage as a vital part of the team that brought you the multi-platinum classics, Dr. Dre's The Chronic (1992) and Snoop Dogg's debut, Doggystyle (1993).
Kurupt's appearance on both groundbreaking albums earned him the reputation of being one of hip-hop's boldest and most talented lyricists and one of the undisputed pioneers of West Coast hip-hop.
Once again Kurupt found himself at the forefront of hip-hop only this time instead of being a new jack, he was an elder statesmen, a position that he admits he is still growing into.
www.geocities.com /eliterap/kurupt.htm   (1121 words)

 Kurupt - Interviews - The Elements - Your One Stop For Hip Hop and Rap Music
His back-to-back albums Kuruption in 1998 and Tha Streetz Is A Mutha in 1999 proved to the masses that this lanky lyricist had more to offer than sidebars.
Kurupt worked with Daz to release another solid DPG album this year, Dillinger and Young Gotti, in addition to his solo project.
Kurupt is proud of the fact that he's got creative control in his career.
www.hiphop-elements.com /article/read/6/5445/1   (920 words)

 :: MVRemix Reviews: Kurupt - Against Tha Grain ::
It figures it took Kurupt to leave Death Row and reunited with Tha Dogg Pound for his long awaited Death Row album to finally be released.
Kurupt also opens up on "Tha Past" featuring Dave Holister, as Young Gotti addresses the beef between him and Tha Dogg Pound, proclaiming, "As soon as I something for me to get a little further, everybody wanna trip like I didn't deserve it.
Kurupt just needs the right team of producers behind him in order to reach that level once again.
www.mvremix.com /urban/reviews/kuruptagainst.shtml   (372 words)

 Low-Life | UK Hip Hop Story | International Hip Hop | Kurupt
Kurupt debuted on the world stage as a part of the team that brought you some huge selling classcs, such as Dr. Dre's multi-platinum The Chronic (1992) and Snoop Dogg's debut LP Doggystyle (1993).
Kurupt's appearance on both of these groundbreaking albums has earned him a reputation of being 'one of Hip Hop's boldest and most talented lyricists' and certainly one of the foremost proponents of West Coast Hip Hop.
Overall the album sees Kurupt mellow with age and tread a familiar path of artists who are in the process of watering down their music to placate labels in the hope of increasing sales.
www.low-life.fsnet.co.uk /ukhiphop/international/kurupt.htm   (1638 words)

 Kurupt Bio - Kurupt Biography - Kurupt Stories
Wanting to get Kurupt off the streets of his hometown Philadelphia, his mother sent Kurupt to live with his father in Hawthorne, later moving to South Central on his own.
Soon Kurupt was signed to the infamous Death Row label and dropped lyrics on Dr. Dre's The Chronic (1992) and Snoop's Doggy Style (1993).
The double CD, Kuruption, the first on ANTRA's label, was divided into an East Coast disc and a West Coast disc, which included such hits as "We Can Freak It." Other projects also kept Kurupt busy.
www.tv.com /kurupt/person/167109/biography.html   (726 words)

 Kurupt is Back on Tha Row - Seaspot.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What that means for Kurupt's upcoming collaboration DNA project with Tash of the Liks also remains to be seen.
Folks may recall when Kurupt and Daz left Death Row there were hard feelings and harsh words expressed by Suge about their departure while he was incarcerated.
Kurupt's old manager wound up suing Suge and winning a huge judgement after he accused the label of forcing Kurupt to sign and abandon him as a manager.
www.seaspot.com /kurupt-tharow.htm   (740 words)

Kurupt started his career as one-half of the Dogg Pound duo, alongside Daz Dillinger.
The group took a break to work on solo-careers, and by 1998 Kurupt released his first solo album on A and M. His most impressive album came in 1999 on Artemis, titled 'Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha'.
Kurupt returned to his Dogg Pound roots and Kurupt and Daz released another album.
www.rapraider.com /kurupt.html   (139 words)

 Kid Kurupt takes flight with catchy lyrics - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Unlike the majority of deejays around, Kurupt, whose real name is Javan Rodney, has been afforded a better lifestyle as his family hails from upper St Andrew.
Kurupt lists Dutty Cup colleague, Sean Paul, as one of his major influences.
And, as he basks in the attention that he is now getting and the popularity that comes with it, Kurupt says he is taking it all in stride.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20030911T210000-0500_48835_OBS_KID_KURUPT_TAKES_FLIGHT_WITH_CATCHY_LYRICS.asp   (567 words)

 Amazon.com: Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey: Music: Kurupt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While Dr. Dre's absence here is as surprising as Kurupt's collaborations with Jon B, Everlast, and Limp Bizkit, there's mo' than enough bounce here for this "Cyanide Sinatra" to boogie.
Kurupts skills on the mic are nicely above average, the guests spots are terrific but it's the BEATS on this one that make it way, way up there above the clouds.
Kurupt is back again 20 months after his classic "Streetz Iz A Mutha" album to bring another solid performance.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005LVZJ?v=glance   (1180 words)

Kurupt disappeared in the midst of the turmoil.
It got Kurupt where he is. But the whole thing is [when something bad happens], you don't get mad, you develop off of it.
"KURUPTION is a double album with one CD for the West Coast and one CD for the East Coast," explains the self-proclaimed Raw Dog Assassin.
www.donmega.com /kurupt.htm   (1907 words)

 MTV News - Kurupt Has One Album In The Top 10, Another On His Mind
The musical mates were supposed to tie the knot in August, marking a year since they've been together, but the Cali rhyme slinger said their careers have gotten in the way of their nuptials.
Kurupt, who also goes by the alias Young Gotti, is referring to the controversial album he dropped with Daz in 1995 as Tha Dogg Pound.
Although he was "riding" with Tupac at the time of Pac's feud with the Notorious B.I.G., Kurupt said he remained friends with Bad Boy during the beef and even tried to get Pac to squash everything.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1445415/20010726/story.jhtml   (1303 words)

 Kurupt: MusicWorld® Hitmakers Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On his third solo album, Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey, hip-hop star Kurupt (aka Young Gotti) says that after nearly a decade of forging groundbreaking and often provocative jams that helped put West Coast rap on the contemporary musical map, he's starting to grow into his status as an elder statesman of the urban music scene.
Kurupt also brings a number of other talented folks into his musical modes on the new disc, such as fellow hip-hop homeboys Xzibit, Nate Dogg, Tha Liks, Daz, MC Ren from N.W.A. and Jon B., as well as some friends from the rock-rap camp like Everlast and Fred Durst and DJ Lethal of Limp Bizkit.
Kurupt seems happy with his life right now, having landed parts in two movies (The Plague Season and Keepin' It Real), and feeling satisfied with his latest CD, saying "This album is the first time I'm able to do whatever I want, however I want."
bmi.com /musicworld/onthescene/200108/kurupt.asp   (347 words)

 Kurupt @ Filmbug
Kurupt, aka Ricardo Brown is a hip-hop superstar who recently starred in Ron Shelton's Dark Blue and opposite Steven Seagal in Half Past Dead.
Kurupt debuted on the world stage in 1992 as a vital part of the platinum selling Dr.
Associated with the group Tha Dogg Pound and one of the pioneers of West Coast hip-hop, his sensational solo debut album was entitled Kuruption and was followed by Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha.
www.filmbug.com /db/343190   (150 words)

 Kurupt: Against Tha Grain - PopMatters Music Review
And Kurupt is pissed because Koch wouldn't pull all the tracks that attacked his 2005 buddies.
What's worse, Kurupt knows these feuds are nothing but media hype.
Either Kurupt was truly confused or, more likely, Against Tha Grain was pulled together in a rush from three or four years worth of second-rate material without any thought or controlling vision.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/k/kurupt-against.shtml   (737 words)

 Kurupt : Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha (Clean) - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The second Kurupt album unites the rapper with members of his old Death Row family, including Dr.
There are many lyrical highlights too, with Kurupt on the tracks "Never Gonna Give It Up" (featuring Snoop Dogg and Warren G.) and "Live on tha Mike" (featuring KRS-One).
Despite recent tragedy, though (his bodyguard was killed in a shooting incident outside the recording studio), Kurupt shows himself back on top of the rejuvenated Doggpound.
www.artistdirect.com /store/artist/album/0,,903626,00.html   (354 words)

 Kurupt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kurupt was born Ricardo Brown in Philadelphia, Pa. He moved to Long Beach...
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Find where Kurupt is credited alongside another name
www.imdb.com /name/nm0476097   (149 words)

 Kurupt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Kurupt records were the first ones that was for real.
He’s the owner and he hired Kurupt to groom the artists, to make sure that the artists’ records are proper and to get the records done.
After the Kurupt album, people are going to have their eyes on us even more.
www.murderdog.com /october04/kurupt/kurupt_cont.html   (2070 words)

 CMT.com : Kurupt : Biography
Kurupt began his winding career with Death Row Records and rose to momentary fame alongside Dr.
Kurupt's next release, Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey (2001), aimed for crossover success, incorporating pop-rap elements as well as unlikely big-name guests like Fred Durst and Everlast, but again made little impact beyond the rapper's limited following.
In the wake of these many releases and little accompanying commercial success, Kurupt returned to the long-quiet Death Row label in 2002 and helped Suge Knight revive the infamous label.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/kurupt/bio.jhtml   (342 words)

Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha, Kurupt’s sophomore album featuring his Pound dawgs, is a grab bag of murderthreats, ho hatin’ and homeboy camaraderie, much in the gangbanger tradition (which, incidentally, Kurupt is not apart of).
On "Welcome Home," Kurupt celebrates hisreturn to the L.A. hood from Philly, and the beat and chorus are so bubbly, one might even be lulled into actuallyliking the song.
He and Kurupt go toe-to-toe kicking freestyleson "Live On The Mic." Sometimes, the flyness of a thing can outweigh its sheer stupidity; however, "LiveOn The Mic" is not one of these cases.
citypaper.net /articles/120999/mus.dq2.shtml   (204 words)

 AllHipHop.com : Reviews
The last time Kurupt was in dire straits, Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha surfaced as a brilliant, vengeful album packed with melodic Fred Wreck and Dr. Dre production, and Young Gotti's verbal piss and vinegar.
Four years later, Kurupt's stranded on Death Row, and his rare interviews have alluded to another chapter of inner-turmoil.
Whichever, Kurupt's sincerity on either side is lost, leaving only the weaker party songs to be taken seriously.
www.allhiphop.com /reviews?ID=653   (496 words)

 ..Kurupt Music..
As you might know Kurupt had some problems with Dark Man X. The beef is all about Foxy Brown.
Foxy Brown was his [Kurupt] fiancée but somehow (I don't know why) Kurupt accused DMX of creeping with HIS fiancée.
Kurupt already spoke to Drag-On and Swizz about it and now everything is cool between 'em.
home.wanadoo.nl /clmaasenamaassmilde/beef.html   (227 words)

 Kuruption - Kurupt - Music Records Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
In case you haven't heard this is the less than blockbuster album by a classic little homey - Kurupt.
As far as gangsta rappers go, Kurupt is as smooth as they come.
He may not have been able to fully flex his lyrical skills on Tha Dogg Pound's only album, but he certainly does so here, where his fast-talking deliveries and rhymes show the positive effects of development and age.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /music-records/kuruption-kurupt   (293 words)

 .:: DJ Kurupt || The Official Website of the Master Jedi ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
DJ Kurupt takes it out west as Daz Kurupt & Snoop Dogg reunites Tha Dogg Pound, This is HISTORY in the making, and Cali got it real active out there..
The mixtape industry assassinator, with an extensive track record to defend any revenge, coupled with a hard working reputation is what DJ Kurupt is built for.
BY now the people should see what kurupt saw when he planned this COASTAL TAKEOVER, Because that's what it is..
www.djkurupt.com   (201 words)

 Thug Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the beginning, Daz and Kurupt were two of several artists on the Death Row roster.
Along with Kurupt, Nate Dogg, and Snoop Dogg, Dillinger (at time known as Dat Nigga Daz) was one of the Long Beach, CA, clique that had been introduced to Dr.
Kurupt - Against The Grain, released in 2004, was the first fruits of the relationship.
thugradio.net /dpg-main.html   (4331 words)

 BallerStatus.net Features: Daz & Kurupt: Hip-Hop Veterans
Kurupt: Suge is straight, man. It was a mutual thing.
Kurupt, Snoop and all of them were already there with Dr. Dre.
Kurupt: Well, they're going to be filming "Half Past Dead II" and I'll have a role in there.
www.ballerstatus.net /features/read/id/08789028   (1306 words)

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