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Xzibit

Male
Born Sep 18, 1974
Age 40
Hometown Detroit
Genres Hip hop
Performed With Mack 10 + Ras Kas...
Record Label Hoo-Bangin’ Records
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Nationality American

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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CHILDHOOD

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

TWENTIES

1995 - 1999 4 More Events
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 - 2003 2 More Events
The popular MTV show Pimp My Ride boosted his popularity even further, as it introduced him to a major audience in 2004. … Read More

THIRTIES

2005 - 2006 2 More Events
2007 32 Years Old 1 More Event
The year 2007 saw him hosting the final season of Pimp My Ride only, although he competed in the Gumball 3000 2007 rally, where he lost his driver’s license, due to a speed limit violation.
2009 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, he played the mob leader Big Fate in the acclaimed The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans and reprised his role as Abbott in the enhanced remake of 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, while Sony released his first greatest hits album, entitled The Greatest Hits.
2010 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010 he had a guest-spot in the crime series Detroit 1-8-7, in the episode Royal Bubbles / Needle Drop. … Read More
In March 2011, he teamed up with Extreme Music, to release a new compilation of material titled Urban Ammo 2. … Read More
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 Xbox 360 sponsored tour eventually grew to 18 shows and Xzibit announced this was the first leg on a global tour that would continue into 2013.
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