Silkk the Shocker
Amaerican rapper
Silkk the Shocker
Vyshonn King Miller, who records under the stage name Silkk The Shocker, is an American rapper and actor. He originally went under the stage name Silkk, but later adopted The Shocker after the release of his first album and a couple of other releases from No Limit Records in 1996.
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  • 2015
    On October 2, 2015 Silkk would announce via his Instagram that film production companies Grindstone Entertainment & Lionsgate Films would be distributing the movie More Money, More Problems & its release date would be November 3, 2015.
    More Details Hide Details In 2011 Silkk also co-starred in the horror film Reservation, the film was produced by Sedona Studios.
    On August 24, 2015, Miller would release the music video for his second single entitled "We Ain't Even Trippin"; it would be directed by T. Church.
    More Details Hide Details On September 4, 2015 Miller would release the third single off Incredible entitled "Business" featuring No Limit Forever in-house producer BlaqNmilD. Silkk was known for his unique purposely fast aggressive southern hip hop & his catchy lyrical hooks. Silkk was featured on World Wrestling Entertainment's Wreckless Intent album, which was released on May 23, 2006. The song he performed on the album, "I'm Comin'", has since been used as the theme song for WWE Smackdown wrestler Montel Vontavious Porter until his release in late 2010. Silkk also performed former SmackDown! wrestler Orlando Jordan's theme song, "Do It Big". In 1999 Silkk acted in the lead role to the major No Limit film Hot Boyz. In 2007 Silkk along with comedians Lil Duval & Michael Blackson was cast as the lead actors in the Six Five film More Money, More Family, the film was produced by Silkk The Shocker & Tracy McGrady, & shot on location in Orange, CA, using film students from nearby Chapman University, originally intended for DVD release in Wal-Mart, but the film has yet to find a distributor.
    On March 2, 2015 Miller announce via his official YouTube channel that his new single entitled "Business" featuring No Limit Forever in-house producer BlaqNmilD would be released later in March and his album Incredible would be released later the same year along with a movie of the same name starring himself.
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  • 2014
    On May 15, 2014 Silkk released a music video on his Vevo channel for "Don't Give Up".
    More Details Hide Details On May 19, 2014 Miller would release the second single off Incredible entitled "We Ain't Even Trippin".
    On April 24, 2014 Silkk released the first single off Incredible entitled "Don't Give Up".
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  • 2013
    On November 5, 2013, Miller announced on his Twitter account that he was still working on his upcoming sixth studio album Incredible.
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  • 2010
    In 2010 Silkk the Shocker went on a tour with his brother Master P & nephew Romeo Miller the tour was entitled "No Limit Forever International".
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    Silkk released his first mixtape called All I Do Is Win on August 21, 2010, the mixtape marks Silkk's return to hip-hop.
    More Details Hide Details It was confirmed that Silkk signed with his nephew Romeo's new record label, No Limit Forever Records and is working on his sixth studio album called Incredible. Some of the producers on this album is Manny Streetz, Marvz, Mike Bangum of Da Beat Kadetz and JoJo Ryder.
    On June 3, 2010, a video of Silkk freestyling over DJ Khaled's "All I Do Is Win" was posted to YouTube.
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  • 2004
    Based on a True Story was released in 2004 which didn't release generated the same publicity he enjoyed in the late 1990s, but the former still managed to sell very well.
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  • 2001
    In 2001, Silkk released My World, My Way in 2001.
    More Details Hide Details He made a single called "That's Cool" featuring rapper Trina which became a hit. A single called "He Did That" which was produced by Donald XL Robertson made it to #13 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles & Tracks.
  • 1999
    In 1999, Mýa and Silkk collaborated on the lead single from his album Made Man.
    More Details Hide Details The track, titled "Somebody Like Me, became one of the year's top-selling singles on the Billboard charts. Made Man's most successful single was "It Ain't My Fault 2" featuring Mystikal is became one of Silkk's biggest hits to date. Made Man was certified platinum by the RIAA in 1999 making him a big mainstream artist in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
  • 1997
    Silkk would feature on Master P's 1997 hit "Make 'Em Say Uhh!
    More Details Hide Details " which is featured on Master P's 1997 album Ghetto D, but also released as a single in early 1998. Continuing on the success of the hit single, Silkk would release his next single with label-mate Mystikal as a featured artist on one of his biggest hits of his career at the time "It Ain't My Fault". It Ain't My Fault gained popularity and became one of the trademark songs for Silkk The Shocker. In that same year Silkk the Shocker would feature on, at that time a new group, Destiny's Child's single "Just Be Straight with Me",. The same year Silkk dueted with R&B singer Mýa on "Movin' On", a song from her self-titled debut album Mýa.
    He used the alias as just The Shocker on a few No Limit albums in 1997.
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  • 1996
    Silkk The Shocker rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s, after striking a deal with Priority, Silkk released his 1996 debut album The Shocker in August 1996 using the alias "Silkk" and with beats from acclaimed producers such as Craig B and DJ Daryl.
    More Details Hide Details After changing his name to Silkk The Shocker, he went on to appear on numerous albums from TRU's Tru 2 da Game, Mia X's Unlady Like, and Mystikal's Unpredictable. He had a brief feud with veteran rapper L.L. Cool J in the 90's. Shortly after the release of The Shocker, Silkk changed his name from Silkk to acquire a new name based on his first album.
  • 1994
    He attended De Anza High School and graduated in 1994.
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  • 1990
    Silkk is the younger cousin of Mo B. Dick. His older brother, Kevin Miller, was killed during a robbery in 1990.
    More Details Hide Details C-Murder and Master P are his brothers He has one sister, Germaine who owns a beauty salon. He has 8 nephews: Romeo Miller, Valentino Miller, Hercy Miller, Mercy Miller, Lil' D, C-Los, Young Trump, and Veno Miller. He also has 4 nieces, singer Cymphonique Miller Intylyana Miller, Tytyana Miller and Itali Miller. He has two children, son Lil King (born 2001), and daughter Jianna. Films
  • 1976
    Born on June 18, 1976.
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