Born Sep 18, 1974

Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, better known by his stage name Xzibit (pronounced “exhibit”), is an American rapper, actor, and television host. He is known as the host of the MTV show Pimp My Ride, which brought him mainstream success. Before hosting the show, he achieved fame in the West Coast hip-hop scene as a rapper, debuting with his acclaimed At the Speed of Life and gathering chart success with his follow-up albums Restless, Man vs.… Read More

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1974 Birth Xzibit was born as Alvin Joiner on September 18, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, Xzibit grew up with a single mother. … Read More


1995 - 1998 3 More Events
1999 24 Years Old He closed the year 1999 with his acting debut, starring in the The Breaks. … Read More
2000 25 Years Old Dr. Dre invited Xzibit to perform on his American Up in Smoke Tour in mid-2000, which featured Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and Ice Cube, among many others.
With his growing following in the West, he caught the eye of rapper and producer Dr. Dre, who secured him high-profile guest spots, such as joining Snoop Dogg on the Dre-produced hit "Bitch Please" of his album No Limit Top Dogg, and appearing on Dr. Dre's 6x platinum album 2001, on the songs "Lolo", "Some L.A. Niggaz", and "What's the Difference" with Eminem.
2002 27 Years Old In 2002, he guest-starred in the comedy series Cedric the Entertainer Presents as Mack Daddy in the eponymous episode and released his fourth studio album Man vs. Machine with mostly similar guest appearances like its predecessor, which spawned three singles, which all failed to chart in the Hot 100, although “Multiply” reached number 39 in the UK and 33 in Germany. … Read More
2003 28 Years Old He continued to collaborate with his closest West Coast colleagues, primarily Ras Kass and Saafir, with whom he formed The Golden State Project rap collective, and Tha Alkaholiks, along with bigger names like Snoop Dogg and Eminem, whom he accompanied on his All Access Europe tour in 2003.
The popular MTV show Pimp My Ride boosted his popularity even further, as it introduced him to a major audience in 2004. … Read More


2005 - 2010 8 More Events
In March 2011, he teamed up with Extreme Music, to release a new compilation of material titled Urban Ammo 2. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
On October 9, 2012, Napalm was released and Xzibit made an appearance on the BET Cypher in the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards.
2013 38 Years Old 1 More Event
The tour eventually grew to 18 shows and Xzibit announced this was the first leg on a global tour that would continue into 2013. … Read More


2016 41 Years Old 1 More Event
During his UK tour, Xzibit spoke with Hip-Hop Kings regarding his upcoming work. He confirmed a brand new album to be released in 2016 with Dr. Dre as a featured producer. … Read More
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