The D.O.C.
American rapper
The D.O.C.
Tracy Lynn Curry, primarily known by his stage name The D.O.C. , is an American rapper from Dallas, Texas. In addition to a solo career, he was a member of the hip hop group Fila Fresh Crew, and a creative force behind the gangsta rap group N.W. A, where he co-wrote many of their releases. He has also semi-frequently worked with Dr. Dre, who is one of the founders of N.W. A and produced two of his solo albums. After Fila Fresh Crew split up in 1988, The D.O.C.
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Parents upset about sex offenders moving into neighborhood - WEAU-TV 13
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It was a packed town hall Monday night, with the Chippewa County sheriff and two members from the DOC answering questions from a frustrated and often angry crowd. Brad Martin was in that crowd, he is a father of three young children
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Obama Ignores the Doc Fix, Again - Reason Online (blog)
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"If you look at the numbers," President Obama said in July, "then Medicare in particular will run out of money and we will not be able to sustain that program no matter how much taxes go up. I mean, it's not an option for us to just sit by and do
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Is 10 Minutes Enough for a Well-Child Visit With the Pediatrician? - TIME
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Hearing the doc pronounce my child "perfect" always made me smile, of course, but the real value in the 20 to 30 minutes he spent with me was in the education I received. Probably because I'm a journalist, I always arrived armed with a list of
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The Doc makes the rounds with WestSoundTV - Kitsap Sun
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The Doc 'O Rock. He's been rocking with community television since returning to Washington. Parr graduated from Evergreen State in 1979 with a degree in television producing and production. While going to school in Olympia, he volunteered as a video
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Doc Martin has just enough salt in the sugar to make it pleasurable - Metro
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TV review: Doc Martin, now in its fifth series, picks up where we left off two years ago, with the doc ( Martin Clunes) about to head for London and on-off love interest Louisa unsure where they stand. It would be easy to pour scorn on Doc Martin
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CALENDAR; Connecticut
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A guide to cultural and recreational events in Connecticut. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to ctcal@nytimes.com. Comedy COLLINSVILLE Bridge Street Live ''The Armed Forces Comedy Tour,'' featuring Mark Riccadonna, Carole Montgomery and Kevin Downey Jr. Aug. 27 at 8 p.m. $20 and $30. Bridge Street Live, 41
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Racing Doc Senna Takes Banksy Indie Route: Opens Strong, Tries to Reel in Women - Indie Wire (blog)
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As Senna was playing well at Sundance (eventually winning the doc audience award), distribution offers did come in. But the numbers weren't high for a doc about a sport that has never taken off stateside—Formula 1 racing is much bigger around the
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DOC addresses e-skills challenge - ITWeb (blog)
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Bapela said the DOC established a new wave of positive change that recognises SA is now slipping down the global e-readiness indicators, despite past efforts. “This is not because we have not been doing useful things; it just means that others are
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Erykah Badu Shoots Down DOC Relationship Rumors - MTV.com (blog)
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However, a statement from Badu's publicist Paul Levatino dimisses the intimate details the DOC shared with the paper. “Erykah Badu and The DOC share parental responsibilities for their daughter and their relationship as it regards that aim is very ... -
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    A documentary for Netflix is currently in the works on D.O.C. The D.O.C. is also working on a new album for 2016.
    More Details Hide Details You can talk all you want about Slick Rick or Rakim. The D.O.C.'s machine-gun mouth takes the title.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    According to a 2009 interview, Snoop Dogg assisted The D.O.C. in seeking a voice therapist.
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  • 2008
    In a May 2008 interview, The D.O.C. stated that he and Dre were working on the album, explaining "There is an album, and you got the title, but that's also because that's the title Dre likes.
    More Details Hide Details Dre and I decided to do another D.O.C. album after this Detox record. We decided to do one more together and end our story the right way."
  • 2006
    In December 2006, The D.O.C. revealed that he was working on his fourth album, entitled Voice Through Hot Vessels, and stated that it would be released after Dr. Dre's upcoming third album Detox, which has since been scrapped in favor of Compton.
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  • 2003
    In 2003, The D.O.C released his third album entitled "Deuce".
    More Details Hide Details The only single released from Deuce was "The Shit", which features fellow former-N.W.A members MC Ren and Ice Cube, along with Snoop Dogg and Six-Two. The album was originally meant to be a Six-Two album, completely produced by Dr. Dre and released through Aftermath Entertainment. However, D.O.C. and Dre argued over whether D.O.C. should be rapping on the album. The D.O.C.'s presence on this album is minimal however, making an appearance to introduce tracks or perform in skits such as "My Prayer" and "Souliloquy". Deuce focuses primarily on showcasing other artists on D.O.C.'s Silverback Records label, including U.P.-T.I.G.H.T., El Dorado, and in particular, Six-Two.
  • 2000
    On July 20, 2000, The D.O.C. appeared on stage with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg at The Centrum in Worcester, Massachusetts during the Up in Smoke Tour.
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    From a previous relationship, he has a daughter who was dedicated in the liner notes of Heltah Skeltah, and a son named Cameron Curry, born on June 23, 2000.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1994
    So in late 1994, D.O.C. decided to leave Death Row and headed to Atlanta.
    More Details Hide Details Taking lyrics he had already written for Heltah Skeltah, he recorded Helter Skelter, keeping the name to spite Dre. His lyrics were inspired by the writings of Milton William Cooper. Especially noticeable in songs Secret Plan and Welcome to the New World.
  • 1991
    In 1991, The D.O.C left Ruthless Records along with Dr. Dre and Michel'le to sign with newly founded Death Row Records.
    More Details Hide Details Dr. Dre also used his talents as one of the writers for his debut solo album The Chronic, contributing to the tracks "Lil' Ghetto Boy", "A Nigga Witta Gun", and "Bitches Ain't Shit". He also appeared on the skit track "The $20 Sack Pyramid". He is referenced by name in "Nuthin' but a G Thang", and appears in the song's video as well. The liner notes to The Chronic say, "I want to give a special shout out to The D.O.C. for talking me into doin' this album." His name is mentioned by Snoop Dogg in the intro of the album. ("Peace to da D.O.C., still makin' it funky enough"). In addition to The Chronic, The D.O.C. worked on Snoop Dogg's debut album Doggystyle, and added some vocals on the song "Serial Killa". The D.O.C. continued to be a ghostwriter for various songs on Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg albums.
  • 1990
    The D.O.C. continued to write for N.W.A and contributed lyrics and minor vocals to their final album Niggaz4Life and their 1990 EP 100 Miles and Runnin', where he co-wrote all the songs except for "Just Don't Bite It" and "Kamurshol".
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    In November 1989, five months after the release of No One Can Do It Better, The D.O.C was involved in a near-fatal car accident.
    More Details Hide Details Driving home from a party, he fell asleep at the wheel and his car veered off the freeway. Curry, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown out the rear window, slamming face first into a tree. His injuries required 2 hours of plastic surgery, and he spent 2½ weeks in the hospital. He couldn't speak for about a month, and he was left with a different, raspier voice.
    In 1989, The D.O.C. released his Dr. Dre-produced debut album, No One Can Do It Better.
    More Details Hide Details The album was very well received by critics, and sold very well, peaking at number 20 on the Billboard 200, eventually going platinum. Allmusic gives the album a five-star rating and describes it as "an early landmark of West Coast Rap" as well as "an undeniable masterpiece".
    In late 1989, months after the release of No One Can Do It Better, The D.O.C. almost died when a car accident resulted in the crushing of his larynx, permanently changing his voice.
    More Details Hide Details Since his recovery, he has released two more albums, Helter Skelter in 1996 and Deuce in 2003, both released 7 years apart. Since 2006, The D.O.C. has been working on new material for his fourth album Voices through Hot Vessels.
    In 1989, he released his debut album, No One Can Do It Better, which reached number-one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for two weeks and spawned two number one hits on the Hot Rap Songs chart: "It's Funky Enough" and "The D.O.C. & The Doctor".
    More Details Hide Details The album went platinum five years after its release.
  • 1988
    After Fila Fresh Crew split up in 1988, The D.O.C. went on to pursue a successful solo career.
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  • 1968
    Born on June 10, 1968.
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