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Kurupt

Rapper + Singer + Musician
Male
Born Nov 23, 1972
Age 41
Hometown Philadelphia, Pen...
Genres Hip hop
Performed With Shade Sheist + DJ...
Record Label Antra Records

Ricardo Emmanuel Brown, better known by his stage name Kurupt, also known as Kurupt Tha Kingpin, Kurupt Young Gotti or Young Gotstra is an American rapper and former Executive Vice President of Death Row Records. He is a member of the rap group Tha Dogg Pound, and is mostly known for his work with Death Row Records. He is also a member of the hip-hop supergroup The HRSMN.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Born on November 23, 1972.

TWENTIES

1998 25 Years Old It was through this deal Brown released his debut solo album Kuruption! in 1998, with appearances by Dr. Dre, Buckshot, and former foe N.O.R.E. The video for the single, "Ask Yourself a Question" was directed by writer-journalist-filmmaker Barry Michael Cooper (who wrote the screenplays for "New Jack City", "Sugar Hill", and "Above The Rim"); it featured Dr. Dre, producer of the song. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old Though the double-disc effort featured only a bit of Daz production, he and his former groupmate were still on good terms; when Dillinger followed in his tracks and left Death Row in 1999, he produced several tracks for his groupmate's second album Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha, marking the end of Kurupt's tenure at Antra. … Read More
2002 29 Years Old After an unofficial remix/compilation Dogg Pound album called 2002 in early 2002, questions began to arise as to the status of Tha Dogg Pound vs. Death Row. … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 31 Years Old More hurt by the conflict than he let on, Kurupt continued to work disses into his solo album; a bootleg version of the project, Originals, was released in 2004 after repeated delays of its official release, as well as those of Crooked I and other Death Row artists.
2005 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Snoop Dogg began acting as a diplomat between the two parties, and Tha Dogg Pound reunited under its original moniker in April of that year at a west coast unity event hosted by Snoop. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old Kurupt appeared on Snoop Dogg's 2008 album Ego Trippin'.
2009 36 Years Old Before 100 Wayz, Tha Dogg Pound's Gangsta Grillz mixtape was released, hosted by DJ Drama;, followed by an album called BlaQKout with DJ Quik due out on April 28, 2009--the single for which, "Fuck Y'all," is a diss to former Quik partners AMG, Hi-C and 2nd II None.
2010 37 Years Old Kurupt has been featured on many tracks with other independent artists over the last few years and released his first solo album in four years, Streetlights, on April 20, 2010. … Read More
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