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.